20th annual “For the Kids” Charitable Auction to support the Ottawa Children’s Treatment Centre at CHEO

OTTAWA, April 20, 2017 – The newly combined OCTC Foundation and CHEO Foundation will be holding the milestone 20th “For the Kids” Charitable Auction on Thursday, April 20, 2017, 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the Shaw Centre, 55 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa.

Join Master of Ceremonies, J.J. Clarke, from CTV Ottawa and celebrity auctioneer Lawrence Greenspon as they MC the “For the Kids” Charitable Auction to raise funds and awareness in support of the Ottawa Children’s Treatment Centre (OCTC) programs and services at CHEO.

Other special guests include Honorary Chair of the 20th annual “For the Kids” Charitable Auction and Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors at the Minto Group, Roger Greenberg, Alex Munter, President and CEO, CHEO & OCTC and Mayor Jim Watson. Most importantly, join children and families who benefit from the OCTC programs and services and community members who support the work being done within the special needs community.

More than 200 items, including golf packages, WestJet and VIA Rail tickets and art work created by the children at the OCTC School will be auctioned off during the auction.

WHAT: 20th Annual “For the Kids” Charitable Auction for the Ottawa Children’s Treatment Centre at CHEO

WHEN: Thursday April 20, 2017, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

WHERE: Shaw Centre
55 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa

WHO: Children, Youth and Families served by the OCTC at CHEO
Mayor Jim Watson
Roger Greenberg
Alex Munter
Lawrence Greenspon
J.J. Clarke
Supporters of children, youth and families with special needs in our communities

The Ottawa Children’s Treatment Centre (OCTC) at CHEO is a leader in providing bilingual specialized care for those with multiple physical, developmental, and associated behavioural needs, focusing on our region’s children and youth.

For more information about the event:

Len Hanes
Director of Communications
CHEO Foundation
613-737-2784
lhanes@cheofoundation.com

Chantal Dompierre
Director of Fundraising, OCTC Programs and Services
CHEO Foundation
613-738-4336
cdompierre@cheofoundation.com