Media Release - 14th Annual Cosmic Bowl for Peel Children’s Centre Raises $51,781

On Thursday, May 24, Peel Children’s Centre (PCC) welcomed more than 250 bowlers and volunteers to Cosmic Bowl, a family-friendly fundraiser that raised $51,781 in support of PCC’s high quality mental health services for children and youth. Since its inception 14 years ago, Cosmic Bowl has raised $527,781 for PCC. The event was held at Classic Bowl in Mississauga.

Event highlights included a balloon pop, silent auction and a feast of mini cupcakes donated by Brampton’s OccaSSions Treats Parlour. Teams competed to win prizes for Best Dressed, Highest Score, Lowest Score and Most Money Raised.

As the event began, PCC CEO Humphrey Mitchell thanked bowlers, sponsors and volunteers for their support, saying: “Thank you for partnering with us to enrich the lives of children and youth who experience social, emotional and/or behavioural challenges. The funds raised tonight will help us make a difference for even more children, youth and families in our community.”

Mitchell also extended heartfelt thanks to the sponsors who helped make Cosmic Bowl a success: Peel Elementary Teachers’ Local, Ascona Foods Group, King Masonry Yard, Metalogics Inc., Ironwood Bay and Husky Injection Molding.

PCC is a fully accredited, not-for-profit children’s mental health agency. Since 1985, PCC has provided free and confidential mental health services to over 4,000 children, youth and their families annually. In 2014, PCC was named Lead Agency for the Region of Peel as part of Moving on Mental Health, the Provincial Government’s plan to transform child and youth mental health services in Ontario. To learn more about PCC, visit our website, www.peelcc.org. To learn more about next year’s Cosmic Bowl, please visit www.pcccosmicbowl.com.

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Alexandra Macgregor, Communications Specialist
905-795-3500 ext. 2297

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