Jane Bargout 416-716-9738
WHO: Two-time Olympic skier Kaylin Richardson will join World Vision and Best Western International to unveil new self-serve kiosks at the hotel that will allow guests to make direct donations to World Vision’s ongoing relief work in Haiti.
WHAT: Richardson and other Olympic athletes, including Canadian hockey player and Olympian Cassie Campbell-Pascall, will be on site to make the first donations using this new technology. The first-of-its kind in the non-profit world, the kiosk, nicknamed “Heart for Haiti,” makes it easier than ever for people to support World Vision’s relief and development efforts in Haiti.
WHEN: Saturday, February 27, 2010, 1 – 2 p.m. (local)
WHERE: Best Western Sands Hotel, 1755 David Street, Vancouver, BC, V6G1W5, (604) 682-1831
NOTE: Richardson, Campbell-Pascall, and representatives from World Vision and Best Western International will be on site to answer questions and discuss World Vision’s ongoing relief work in Haiti.
World Vision is a Christian relief and development organization dedicated to helping children and their communities worldwide reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty. We serve the world’s poor —regardless of a person’s religion, race, ethnicity, or gender. For more information, please visit www.worldvision.org/press.