TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--With the holiday season over and spring cleaning approaching, Canadians can de-clutter their homes for a chance to win a $5,000 travel voucher that can be used anywhere around the world, or one of 10 $500 regional travel vouchers! Clothesline’s Your donation is your boarding pass campaign runs from Jan. 19 until Mar. 31, 2015.
“Your donation of reusable clothing not only gives you a chance to win great prizes, as well as helping to make a positive impact in the lives of the more than nine million Canadians living with diabetes or prediabetes and helps divert that clothing from landfills,” says Janelle Robertson, general manager, National Diabetes Trust. “Proceeds support vital diabetes research, education, advocacy efforts, and programs and services of the Canadian Diabetes Association, such as D-Camps for children and youth living with type 1 diabetes.”
There are three easy ways to donate gently used clothing and qualify to win:
1. By phone: Call 1-800-505-5525 to schedule a FREE pick-up (mention “Boarding pass” to be entered).
2. Online: Schedule a FREE pick-up at diabetes.ca/clothesline.
3. In-person: Visit a Clothesline Donation Centre. To find one near you, call 1-800-505-5525.
Full contest details and rules and regulations can be found at diabetes.ca/clothesline.
Each year, through the Clothesline program, more than 51 million kilograms of clothing is diverted from landfill sites across Canada. This translates into savings of 942 million kWh of energy, equivalent of driving a compact car more than 46 thousand times around the globe, and reduces our carbon footprint by 130 million kilograms. “Like” us on Facebook at donate2clothesline and follow us on Twitter @go2clothesline.
About the Canadian Diabetes Association
More than nine million Canadians live with diabetes or prediabetes, and the CDA is the registered charity that helps them manage their disease as effectively as possible while also seeking to help Canadians in preventing or delaying the development of type 2 diabetes. The CDA:
- offers a wide array of support services to members of the public;
- offers resources to health-care professionals on best practices to care for people with diabetes;
- advocates to governments, schools, workplaces and others on behalf of people with diabetes; and,
- funds research on better treatments and to find a cure.
For more information, visit diabetes.ca or call 1-800-BANTING (226-8464).