London - Canada Celebrates “One Day for Kids”

OneDayforKids2016004On a sunshine-filled day, full of happiness and fun, the Maria Luisa de Moreno International Foundation celebrated the educational campaign “One Day for Kids” in Southeast Optimist Park in the city of London, Ontario. More than 350 children enjoyed an abundant number of activities such as recreational games, dental hygiene class, healthy cooking class and they learned tips on saving for postsecondary education among other activities.

In additional to all the prizes and games that were given out throughout the day, 308 backpacks filled with school supplies and a dental hygiene kits were handed out to children between the ages of 3-12.

 

Thanks to the help of over 70 volunteers, various sponsors and generous donors such as the Smart and Caring Community Fund, within the London Community Foundation, Carmen and Michael McClemont; Growing Chefs! Ontario; the City of London; Guiltinan Family Dentistry; financial institutions such as Libro, Investors Group, Heritage Education Fund; Friends of Meadowlily Woods; AK Arts Academy; Fair Play soccer academy; Ecos del Mar;  the firefighters,  police officers and paramedics among others, this event was held completely free for kids.

We would like to give a Special Thanks to the Smart and Caring Community Fund, within London Community Foundation, which allowed us to provide 308 tote bags filled with school supplies.

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