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Appreciation to those who help build ‘A Mountain of Toys’

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20170329_ToyMtnDinner178On Wednesday March 29th The Salvation Army hosted their annual Toy Mountain Appreciation Dinner & Awards at Angus Glen Golf Club. The evening was spectacular with Tom Brown, CTV News Toronto Weather Anchor as our Emcee, great food, wonderful friends and having surpassed our goal of over 154,000 toys raised!

The Salvation Army awarded North Thornhill Community Centre, Brianna Baker and the Christopher Skinner Memorial Foundation with the Community Partner award. Enercare & TD Bank were proud recipients of the 20170329_ToyMtnDinner197-8x10Corporate partner award for being excellent examples of giving back to their community. Our final award, the Hope Partnership Award, is presented to those who have shown an extraordinary commitment and demonstrate the true spirit of corporate social responsibility by making a lasting difference in the community. We are grateful to our partners Marhsalls, Toronto Area Ford Dealers and Sarah Virro of CTV News Toronto. 

 

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