Peel Police, community and friends get together for drive through birthday of Brampton teen - South Asian English
PRINT - MidWeek - Mississauga, 28/04/2020 - NEWS, p. 6
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Summary: No byline - A Brampton teen held a fundraiser for healthcare and other frontline workers and aims to raise $100,000. Mayor Patrick Brown, Mayor Bonnie Crombie and Peel Police supported the event. Fourteen-year-old Shreya was adamant on organizing a fundraiser to help local hospitals and non-profit organizations that have been working around the clock to serve people during a national crisis. A virtual birthday party was organized too, which saw over 2,000 people in attendance through Zoom and Facebook Live. The virtual get together was addressed by Mayor Brown, Mississauga Mayor Bonnie Crombie, MPs Maninder Singh, Rameshwar Sangha, and Iqra Khalid, Associate Minister Prabhmeet Sarkaria, MPPs Deepak Anand, Gurratan Singh, and Sara Singh, Peel Police Board Chair Ron Chatha, provincial liberal leader Steven Del Duca, and Councillor Gurpreet Dhillon. The raised money will be donated to William Osler Healthcare Foundation, Trillium Health Foundation, Mississauga Food Bank, long term care homes and some other nonprofit organizations.
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