MEDIA ALERT: Global Village Champions Foundation, co-founded by Muhammad Ali, to celebrate in Ottawa one-BILLION meals served to needy worldwide

Global Village Champions Foundation was co-founded by Ali along with Canadian philanthropist Yank Barry and his wife Yvette Barry The organization served its first meal nearly 20 years ago with founders Muhammad Ali, Yank and Yvette Barry in the Benton Harbor, Mich., Soup Kitchen where 50,000 meals were delivered to the homeless The Ottawa Mission has been helping people who are homeless in Ottawa for more than 100 years and will lead the celebration and help feed Ottawa area homeless for ‘Christmas in January’ event Global Village Champions Foundation will donate 100,000 meals to The Ottawa Mission
(PR NewsChannel) / January 19, 2015 / OTTAWA 

WHO: Dozen of people who are homeless or hungry in the Ottawa community, join Global Village Champions Foundation and the McLean Law Group.

WHAT: Global Village Champions Foundation’s ‘Christmas in January’ event where 100,000 meals will be donated to The Ottawa Mission kitchen.

WHEN: Wednesday, January 28, 2015, 11am – 12:00pm

WHERE: The Ottawa Mission – 35 Waller Street, Ottawa, ON, K1N 7G4

More Info:

After the Christmas season, supplies of food and resources drop off significantly. ‘Christmas in January’ events are also taking place in Tampa, Fla. and Phoenix, Ariz. Global Village Champions will give away a total of 350,000 meals and $20,000 total in cash donations for perishable food items and spices. GVCF has fed nearly ONE BILLION meals to needy people around the world.

About Global Village Champions Foundation: Started in 1995 by Yank Barry, Global Village Champions Foundation strives to become the undisputed world leader in private, humanitarian delivery of nutrition to needy persons across the globe, while sustaining human life and helping to eradicate hunger from the face of the Earth. With the help of donors and notable figures such as Muhammad Ali, Gary US Bonds, and Evander Holyfield, the nonprofit has provided nearly a billion meals to the hungry around the world.

Learn more about Global Village Champions Foundation:

Electronic Press Kit:

Glenn Selig
PR firm: The Publicity Agency
Phone: 813-708-1220 x7777 | Cell: 813-300-5454

For corporate and partnership inquiries and ways to help, please contact:
Audra McMurray
Global Village Champions Foundation
Director of Marketing and Communications
Office: (941) 552-8486
Cell: (941) 524-1484

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SOURCE:  Global Village Champions Foundation

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