Friday, October 2, 2009

18,000 Take Part In Downtown Centraide March

The annual March of 1,000 Umbrellas kicks off Centraide's annual fundraising campaign through the downtown core of Montreal on Oct. 1, 2009. Photograph by: Dave Sidaway, The Gazette

From The Montreal Gazette:

Charity sets fundraising target of $54 million.

MONTREAL – An estimated 18,000 people from all walks of life took to the city’s downtown core over Thursday’s lunch hour to underline Centraide of Greater Montreal’s freshly announced fundraising target of $54 million for this fall’s campaign.

That sum would match the amounts raised both last year and in 2007.

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