Eva's Initiatives

Eva's Initiatives
Direct Energy

Direct Energy

February 10, 2011 08:59 ET

Winter Warmth Arrives on Skates

Direct Energy and Eva's Initiatives Host Winter Skating Party for Local Youth

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 10, 2011) - On Tuesday, February 15, Direct Energy volunteers will throw a skating party at Dufferin Grove Park for local youth in support of Eva's Initiatives. Volunteers will provide skates, mitts, mentoring and companionship to at-risk youth.

WHAT: Winter Warm-up Skating Party
   
WHEN: Tuesday, February 15, 2011
  Noon – 3:00 p.m.
   
WHERE: Dufferin Grove Park
  Located on Dufferin Street just south of Bloor
  Skating rink on north side of park (Dufferin Park Avenue)

PHOTO/INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITIES: 

• Action shots of youth (with consent) and volunteers

• Interview opportunities with Eva's Initiatives and Direct Energy spokespeople

About Eva's Initiatives

Eva's provides safe shelter, training, counselling and a wide range of innovative programs and services to help homeless and at-risk youth reach their potential to lead productive, self-sufficient and healthy lives. With cutting-edge services and distinctive programming, Eva's offers a continuum of service not available anywhere else in Canada. Locally Eva's operates three unique shelters which house and feed 114 youth aged 16-24 each night. Nationally, Eva's works to build innovative & long-term solutions to youth homelessness. To learn more about Eva's Initiatives, please visit www.evasinitiatives.com.

About Direct Energy

Direct Energy is North America's largest provider of heating & cooling, plumbing and electrical services and a leading energy and energy-related services provider with over six million residential and commercial customer relationships. Direct Energy provides customers with choice and support in managing their energy costs through a portfolio of innovative products and services. A subsidiary of Centrica plc (LSE:CNA), one of the world's leading integrated energy companies, Direct Energy operates in 46 U.S. states plus the District of Columbia and 10 provinces in Canada. To learn more about Direct Energy, please visit www.directenergy.com.

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