Junior Chamber International Edmonton



Junior Chamber International Edmonton

December 09, 2013 11:00 ET

Media Advisory: Junior Chamber Holiday Hamper Elves Deliver Christmas Joy

EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Dec. 9, 2013) - Join us as JCI Edmonton loads up the turkeys - over 700 of them - and helps their Holiday Hamper Elves deliver groceries and gifts citywide in the largest Holiday Hamper program in Junior Chamber history.

JCI Edmonton Holiday Hamper Delivery Day Festivities

DATE: Saturday, December 14, 2013
TIME: 11:00 a.m.
LOCATION: Telus Stage Entrance Foyer @ Northlands
Enter off Wayne Gretzky drive and head north around the building.
Edmonton, AB
ATTENDEES: Chris Curtola, Chairman JCI Edmonton
Jamey Hawtin, Holiday Hamper Chairman

JCI Edmonton spokespeople will be on site to facilitate interviews and on-camera appearances with Holiday Hamper Elves and sponsors. An appearance by Santa, children's play stations, hot cocoa, and a choir will augment the festive atmosphere of the event.

The Holiday Hamper program has reached its goal this year and will deliver over 700 hampers brimming with food, gifts, turkey and supplies this Saturday. Volunteers willing to deliver hampers and gifts of cash for next year's turkey purchases are always welcome. For more information please visit holidayhamper.ca.

Learn more about the Junior Chamber Edmonton Holiday Hamper Program through this short animated film: http://amplomedia.wistia.com/medias/vj7jfdxox4.

As a membership-based nonprofit organization, Junior Chamber Edmonton (www.jciedmonton.com) has been a part of the Edmonton community for 84 years. Junior Chamber Edmonton is one of over 30 Canadian chapters, and is made up of young leaders aged 18 to 40 living and working in Edmonton and is dedicated to improving themselves and the community in which they live.

The Holiday Hamper Program has delivered over 1,700 hampers in the last 10 years, each prepared by donors known as Hamper Elves. Each hamper consists of gifts for the children and groceries for a typical Holiday meal, with a turkey and roasting pan provided by Junior Chamber Edmonton fundraising and partnerships.

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