NEWSTALK 1010’s Fifth Annual Toronto Back-To-School Backpack Giveaway Returns August 28

— August 26, 2019

– NEWSTALK 1010 partners with The Children’s Breakfast Clubs for its fifth annual Back-to-School Backpack Giveaway –
– Eligible children will be provided with a brand-new backpack filled with school supplies for the new school year –

TORONTO (August 26, 2019) – iHeartRadio Canada’s NEWSTALK 1010 kicks off its fifth annual back-to-school backpack giveaway on Wednesday, Aug. 28 at 10 a.m. ET, giving away 1,500 backpacks and other school supplies to children in need for the upcoming school year.

NEWSTALK 1010 will be situated at two Toronto-area locations to distribute the backpacks to students who pre-registered for the event with The Children’s Breakfast Clubs, a non-profit charitable organization that aims to provide underprivileged children with a nutritious breakfast.  

Each student has already received instructions as to which location they should visit.

Details on both participating locations are as follows:

What:        NEWSTALK 1010’s Back-to-School Backpack Giveaway

West End Location:

Falstaff Breakfast Club

30 Falstaff Avenue


East End Location:

Taylor Creek Public School

644 Warden Avenue


When:      Wednesday, Aug. 28 beginning at 10 a.m. ET


Giveaway:   One free back-to-school backpack with school supplies per pre-registered student, while quantities last.


This event is presented by Vanilla Pre-Paid Cards & Petro Canada.

About iHeartRadio Canada
iHeartRadio, a best-in-class customizable digital listening experience and live events brand, is now in Canada through a partnership between Bell Media and iHeartMedia. A leader in innovative radio programming throughout Canada, Bell Media features the country’s most dynamic, popular, and respected radio brands, including Toronto’s CHUM 104.5, Canada’s #1 FM station, and the ÉNERGIE group in Québec, as well as international brands like Virgin Radio. In the U.S., iHeartRadio has surpassed 90 million registered users, reaching milestones at a rate faster than Facebook or any other streaming music service. In addition, iHeartRadio’s registered user milestone does not account for the millions of listeners who tune into iHeartRadio’s live radio streams without registering. 


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