OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 14, 2012) - Ottawa Senators head coach Paul MacLean along with his wife Sharon and several other members of the team's front office staff will visit the Ottawa Food Bank on Thursday, Nov. 15, to assist in the efforts of sorting donated food into boxes as it is prepared for distribution. The visit is aimed to aid the Ottawa Food Bank as it gears up for its holiday food drives around the region.
Last month, members of the Senators staff participated in the 1st annual Food Sort Challenge, sorting a ton of food in 19 minutes and 35 seconds. The Senators, along with the Sens Foundation, regularly incorporate donations to the Ottawa Food Bank and the Kanata Food Cupboard into their programming throughout the year.
About the Ottawa Food Bank
The Ottawa Food Bank supports 140 emergency food programs distributing more than 250 tons of food per month that feed approximately 48,000 people in the region - 37 per cent of whom are children. For more information, visit: http://ottawafoodbank.ca
What: Senators staff will visit the Ottawa Food Bank to help them in their efforts to sort food in advance of their upcoming holiday food drives.
Where: Ottawa Food Bank, 1317 Michael Street, Ottawa.
When: Thursday, Nov. 15, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Participants will be available for interviews and photo opportunities.
Who: Senators head coach Paul MacLean and his wife Sharon; Senators director of hockey operations and player development Randy Lee; 12 additional members of the Senators' front office staff.