Homeward Trust Edmonton

Homeward Trust Edmonton

October 17, 2013 13:48 ET

Over 65 Community Organizations Lend a Hand to Edmonton's Homeless

EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Oct. 17, 2013) - Media are invited to attend the eleventh Homeless Connect Edmonton. Providing free essential services to homeless and at-risk individuals, Homeless Connect is a community event that brings together agencies, businesses and volunteers all under one roof.

Date: Sunday, October 20, 2013

Time: 10:00am-3:00pm

Place: Halls A, B & C, Shaw Conference Centre, 9797 Jasper Ave

The following event organizers will be available for interviews:

  • Susan McGee, CEO Homeward Trust Edmonton

  • Cliff Higuchi, Vice President of the Shaw Conference Centre

Media are instructed to go to the information table when they arrive. Opportunities to shadow guests and volunteers may be available. Please note that guests who do not wish to be photographed will wear a neon yellow sticker. If interested, please inquire at the media table.

Homeless Connect Edmonton is organized by volunteer committees that provide direction and support for the event. Homeward Trust Edmonton, a not-for-profit organization providing leadership and resources towards ending homelessness, coordinates the overall work plan and ensures the event aligns with related Edmonton initiatives. For more information, visit www.homelessconnect.ca

Contact Information

  • Homeward Trust Edmonton
    Janelle Aker
    Communications and Media Coordinator
    780.496.7290
    780.700.2499
    jaker@homewardtrust.ca