BMO Financial Group

BMO Financial Group
United Way Toronto

United Way Toronto
Government of Ontario

Government of Ontario

October 18, 2010 16:02 ET

Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity: United Way, Province and Partners to Open Community Hub in Priority Neighbourhood

Grand Opening of AccessPoint on Danforth Marks Important Day for Crescent Town Neighbourhood

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 18, 2010) - The Honourable Deb Matthews, Ontario's Minister of Health and Long-Term Care will join Susan McIsaac, United Way Toronto President and CEO, Bill Downe, BMO Financial Group President and CEO, and Axelle Janczur, Executive Director, Access Alliance Multicultural Health and Community Centre, in officially opening Toronto's second Community Hub—AccessPoint on Danforth.

This partnership involves the Government of Ontario, United Way, Access Alliance, and a number of community agencies. This project was made possible by a generous gift of $1.125-million from BMO Financial Group.

WHAT: Grand opening of AccessPoint on Danforth
WHERE: AccessPoint on Danforth
  3079 Danforth Avenue
  (Just east of Victoria Park Avenue)
WHEN: Tuesday, October 19, 2010
  3 p.m. Community Celebration begins, 300 people are expected to attend
  4 p.m. Official program begins
  4:35 p.m. VIP cake cutting/photo opportunity/media availability

Contact Information

  • Media contact:
    United Way, Toronto
    Caitlin Stidwill
    Desk - 416-777-1444 x 396
    Cell - 416-557-8508