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Press Releases Launches Ottawa Porch Day for Toy and Snowsuit Donations this Holiday Season

Ottawa, ON – Dec.10, 2012 is proud to announce its first annual ‘Ottawa Porch Day’. On Saturday, December 15th Ottawa-Gatineau area residents (and businesses that are open) are encouraged to donate toys and snowsuits by leaving them on their front porches, front steps or wherever they can be easily spotted.

Those looking to donate can email their address along with brief item description and pick-up instructions to Pick-ups will begin at 10 AM. Residents can also choose to keep their donations inside and specify in their e-mail to ring/knock to pick up the donations.

The team is supporting two local causes with this Porch Day initiative:
1- New ‘unwrapped’ toy donations will be given to the Salvation Army’s Toy Mountain.
2- Donations of children’s and adults’ snowsuits (also including hats, mitts, and boots) will be donated to the Snowsuit Fund.

“We’re very excited to help out these great charities that work so hard to support children and their parents over the holidays,” said Julia Milstone-Turner, Marketing Assistant & Community Angel at “Our community is very generous, and we hope that by making it easy to donate on their own doorsteps, we will generate a great level of participation.”

Businesses that are open on December 15th are also encouraged to participate. They should also email their address, item description and pick-up instructions to


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