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Olympians Give Back to Local Communities by Volunteering at Food Drives Across Canada

TORONTO – In a growing tradition, Olympians will roll up their sleeves and flex their packing muscles at food banks in Ottawa, Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver ahead of the upcoming Easter long-weekend.  Athletes will be unpacking, sorting and boxing donated food that will be distributed to various agencies and families for the holidays. Media are invited for photo and interview opportunities.

WHO:  Michael Tayler, 2012 Olympian, Canoe-Kayak Slalom

WHEN:  Thursday March 28, 2013, 10:45 AM EST

WHERE:  Ottawa Food Bank
1317 Michael Street
Ottawa, ON K1B 3M9

WHO:  Tracy Little, 2012 and 2008 Olympian, Synchronized Swimming
Penny Vilagos, 1992 Olympic Silver Medallist, Synchronized Swimming
Vicky Vilagos, 1992 Olympic Silver Medallist, Synchronized Swimming

WHEN:  Saturday March 30, 2013, 10:00 AM EST

WHERE:  Moisson Montreal
Carrefour Angrignon
7077, boulevard Newman
Lasalle, QC H8N 1X1

WHO:  Mark Oldershaw, 2012 Olympic Bronze Medallist, Canoe-Kayak Sprint
Olya Ovtchinnikova, 2008 Olympian, Fencing,
Valérie Hould-Marchand, 1996 Olympic Silver Medallist, Synchronized Swimming
Sharon Speers, 1988 and 1984 Olympian, Field Hockey

WHEN:  Saturday March 30, 2013, 10:00 AM EST

WHERE:  Daily Bread Food Bank
191 New Toronto Street
Toronto, ON M8V 2E7

WHO:  Graham Smith, 1980 and 1976 Olympian, Swimming
Andre Ho, 2012 Olympian, Table Tennis

WHEN:  Saturday March 30, 2013, 10:00 AM PST

WHERE:  Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society
1150 Raymur Avenue
Vancouver, BC V6A 3T2

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