FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Dec. 16, 2010
A couple of Peel’s paramedics will deliver an ambulance filled with toys for children at Peel Children’s Centre (PCC). Media will be able to interview the paramedics and PCC staff once the toys have been unloaded.
The Peel Paramedic Service and Association partner each year for a Christmas toy drive and chose to give the toys to a Peel organization committed to children. PCC provides services for over 3,700 children/youth under 18 who are experiencing serious mental health challenges annually.
Friday Dec. 17, 2010, 1:30 p.m.
Peel Children’s Centre headquarters (building entrance)
85A Aventura Court, Mississauga, ON
PCC is a fully accredited, charitable, not-for-profit children’s mental health centre that has served Peel since 1985. Each year PCC provides 5,700 services free-of-charge for children/youth under age 18, and their families, who are experiencing serious mental health challenges such as aggression, defiance, impulsivity, anxiety, depression, attachment disorder, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, and self-harm. For more information, visit peelcc.org.
The Regional Municipality of Peel was incorporated in 1974 on the principle that certain community and infrastructure services are most cost-effectively administered over a larger geographic area. The Region of Peel serves more than one million residents in the Cities of Mississauga and Brampton and the Town of Caledon. For more information on the Region of Peel, please call 905-791-7800, or visit peelregion.ca.
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Lisa Habis, Public Affairs Associate, Region of Peel
905-791-7800, ext. 4172; 416-816-7533
Mora Thompson, Communications Specialist, Peel Children’s Centre