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[TPS] – Media advisory, TPS officers accompany 80 kids to Disney World as part of Sunshine DreamLift, Three events on Monday, April 18, 2016 and Tuesday, April 19, 2016

In Writing (all kinds) on April 18, 2016 at 6:30 AM

Toronto Police Service
News Release

Media advisory, TPS officers accompany 80 kids to Disney World as part of Sunshine DreamLift, Three events on Monday, April 18, 2016 and Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Monday, April 18, 2016 – 5:59 AM
Corporate Communications
416-808-7100

Adventure is in the air for over 80 children living with severe physical disabilities or life-threatening illnesses who will be participating in the Sunshine DreamLift for a day of “yes” at the Walt Disney World Resort, courtesy of The Sunshine Foundation of Canada.

Toronto Police Service officers will be participating as escorts over the course of the whirlwind trip that sees them leave before dawn and arrive home at midnight.

There are three events to which the media is invited:

Meet & Greet:
Children and their families will be greeted by DreamLift volunteers, on Monday, April 18, 2016, at 6 p.m., at the Sheraton Gateway Hotel in Toronto International Airport, 3000 Toronto Pearson International, Alpine Foyer and Alpine Room.

Airport Send-Off:
Children will say goodbye to their parents and get on a plane with volunteers, on Tuesday, April 19, 2016, from 4 a.m. to 5 a.m., at Toronto Pearson International Airport, Terminal 3, Desks 535-540. Look for the sea of yellow shirts.

Post-DreamLift arrival:
Children are welcomed home, on Tuesday, April 19, 2016, at midnight, at Toronto Pearson International Airport, Terminal 3.

For more information, contact Sunshine Foundation of Canada, Manager, Marketing and Communications at 1-800-461-7935 x 221 or lauren.redman@sunshine.ca

Please download the Toronto Police Service Mobile App for iOS or Android.

For more news, visit TPSnews.ca.

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