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Media Advisory,
23rd Annual Engage and Change Project Winter Survival,
Toronto Police Assisting With Distribution of Essentials to Shelters,
68 Tycos Drive,
Saturday January 15, 2022, 12 p.m.

Broadcast time: 10:00
Date: Friday, January 14, 2022
Unit: 13 Division
Phone: 416-808-1300

On Saturday, January 15, 2022, at 12 p.m., at 68 Tycos Drive (rear of building), community-minded partners will facilitate the distribution of 3,000 winter survival kits to over 200 social service agencies, outreach providers and homeless shelters.

Project Winter Survival is an Engage and Change program committed to helping those who are less fortunate endure the hardships of winter by providing such necessities as sleeping bags, clothing and health care items. Since its inception, in 1999, Project Winter Survival has placed in excess of 43,000 survival kits into the hands of people in Toronto and the surrounding area.

Media will have the opportunity to take photos and videos of volunteers and police personnel packaging the kits for distribution. Staff Sergeant John Stockfish, of 13 Division, will be available from Toronto Police Service to speak with media.

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Constable Jenifferjit Sidhu, Corporate Communications, Staff Sergeant John Stockfish, 13 Division