Toronto Police Service and ProAction Cops & Kids launch Monopoly: Toronto Edition
November 10, 2022 By Blue Line Staff / Toronto Police Service
Nov. 10, 2022, Toronto, Ont. – ProAction Cops & Kids have launched the Monopoly: Toronto Edition board game alongside Toronto Police Chief James Ramer, CF Toronto Eaton Centre General Manager Sheila Jennings, ProAction Cops & Kids Board President Stephen Kouri, and Ethan, a youth ambassador from the SickKids Foundation.
This event celebrated the launch of the new game and raised awareness about the positive impact each sale of the game will have on charities and communities across the GTA. For each game sold, a portion of the proceeds will be redirected to 11 charities, including the SickKids Foundation, United Way, Jays Care Foundation, MLSE Foundation, Hope Air, The Keg Spirit Foundation, Hellenic Heritage, Mackenzie Health Foundation, Campfire Circle, Toronto Zoo Wildlife Conservancy and ProAction Cops & Kids.
“I am pleased to offer the support of the Toronto Police Service on this collaborative initiative that will help charities providing valuable services in neighbourhoods across the city,” said Chief James Ramer. “The Service’s 30-year partnership with ProAction Cops & Kids helps us build trusting relationships with the communities we serve and gives kids life-changing opportunities.”
ProAction Cops & Kids is a charitable organization that brings cops and kids together through skill-building and mentoring programs to create trust, respect, and safer communities. Since 1991, they have supported over 2,250 police-led programs throughout the Greater Toronto Area providing over 418,000 under-resourced youth with barrier-free access to skill-building activities and life-changing opportunities.
“For over 30 years, ProAction Cops & Kids has worked to build relationships in communities,” said Stephen Kouri, President, Board of Directors, ProAction Cops & Kids. “Today we’re privileged to be collaborating on Monopoly: Toronto Edition with so many iconic organizations to celebrate our city and our communities, while supporting multiple charitable partners advocating for the people of Toronto.”
Anyone interested in getting a limited-edition Monopoly: Toronto Edition board game can purchase them online at monopolytorontoedition.com or at select game sponsor gift shops, including the gift shop at Toronto Police Headquarters.
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