SOURCE: Scotiabank

Scotiabank

June 06, 2016 09:00 ET

Home for Life Auction in Support of Eva's Initiatives for Homeless Youth Returns

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - June 06, 2016) - Scotiabank is proud to return as the presenting sponsor of Eva's Home for Life, Toronto's special home-themed marketplace and auction in support of homeless youth and their families.

Hosted by interior designers and television personalities, Colin Lewis McAllister and Justin Patrick Ryan, proceeds of this event will support Eva's award-winning programs to help homeless and at-risk youth leave the streets permanently.

What:
Eva's Home for Life
Fine food, silent and live auction and "My Toronto" Youth Photography Exhibit

Host:
Design duo Colin and Justin (Game of Homes on W Network, Cabin Pressure on Cottage Life)

When:
Thursday, June 9, at 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Where:
Evergreen Brick Works, Holcim Gallery (550 Bayview Avenue, Toronto)

Eva's Home for Life celebrates "home sweet home" to support youth experiencing homelessness. Hosted by interior designers and television personalities, Colin Lewis McAllister and Justin Patrick Ryan, the event will feature showcase rooms by Ryerson School of Interior Design, a Youth Photography Exhibit, and silent and live auctions of housewares, garden accessories, furniture, and entertainment experiences. Home for Life raises funds for Eva's 123-bed shelters and transitional housing and programming for homeless youth.

About Eva's Initiatives for Homeless Youth

Eva's is an award-winning organization that provides shelter, transitional housing, and programming to help homeless and at-risk youth reach their potential to lead productive, self-sufficient, and healthy lives. Every night, 123 young people find safe shelter and support in our facilities, and in 2015, 5,000 participants benefitted from our programming for youth and their families. For more information, visit www.evas.ca and follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram (evasinitiatives).

About Scotiabank
Through our global community investment strategy, Scotiabank and its employees support causes at a grassroots level. Recognized as a leader for our charitable donations and philanthropic activities, in 2015, Scotiabank contributed $67 million to help our communities around the world.

Scotiabank is Canada's international bank and a leading financial services provider in North America, Latin America, the Caribbean and Central America, and Asia-Pacific. We are dedicated to helping our 23 million customers become better off through a broad range of advice, products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management and private banking, corporate and investment banking, and capital markets. With a team of more than 89,000 employees and assets of $895 billion (as at April 30, 2016), Scotiabank trades on the Toronto (TSX: BNS) and New York Exchanges (NYSE: BNS). Scotiabank distributes the Bank's media releases using Marketwired. For more information, please visit www.scotiabank.com and follow us on Twitter @ScotiabankViews.

Contact Information

  • For media enquiries only:

    Andrea Gunraj
    Senior Manager, Marketing and Communications
    Eva's
    (416) 977-4497 ext. 141
    agunraj@evas.ca

    Diana Hart
    Public, Corporate and Government Affairs
    Scotiabank
    (416) 866-7238
    diana.hart@scotiabank.com