G Adventures Supports Children’s Christmas Party

6 Dec 2005

On Saturday December 10th, 2005, G Adventures, Canada’s largest adventure travel company, was proud to sponsor the G Adventures’ Children’s Christmas Party at Scadding Court Community Centre (SCCC) in an effort to bring some holiday cheer to families with children registered at the community centre.

“The Christmas holiday can be a stressful time for low-income families, there is a great deal of pressure to purchase gifts, particularly toys, for children” said Kevin Lee Executive Director of SCCC. “Our Christmas party ensures that over 200 children get a gift and enjoy themselves at a party” he added.

The G Adventures’ Children’s Christmas Party provided a gift to 210 local children registered in SCCC programming. Gifts are provided through CHUM City Christmas Wish and G Adventures. Volunteers from G Adventures’ staff were on hand cooking and serving turkeys as a homemade Christmas lunch, and taking part in the fun. Children’s activities included face painting, Christmas tree decorating and art activities.

“G Adventures supports and works in communities around the world, but also understands the importance of supporting communities at home,” said Bruce Poon Tip, President and CEO of G Adventures.

Scadding Court Community Centre a multi-facetted organization serving a low-income, high-density neighbourhood in downtown west Toronto. Situated on the corner of Dundas and Bathurst Street, programs are targeted to under-serviced, culturally diverse groups such as low-income families, at-risk children and youth, newcomers, adults living with disabilities, seniors and the unemployed.

For more information about the G Adventures’ Children’s Christmas Party or SCCC please contact Herman Ellis Jr. Program Director of SCCC at hellis@scaddingcourt.org or (416) 392-0335 ext 242. For more information about G Adventures please contact Kira Zack at kiraz@gadventures.com or 416 260 0999 ext 156.

About G Adventures
G Adventures is Canada’s largest adventure travel company and a world leader in the adventure industry. We offer unique small group adventures, safaris and expeditions on all seven continents with a focus on culture, nature and active travel to more than 40,000 travellers annually. Our unique and varied styles of award-winning trips are ideal for people with a sense of adventure - who want to travel off the beaten path, immerse themselves in the local culture and environment and experience the real world in a sustainable manner. Through G Adventures’ commitment to responsible tourism, we have developed the Planeterra Foundation as a way for us and our travellers to give back to the communities we visit on our trips.