coming to town
On Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012, at 7:30 a.m., Geoffrey Canada,
founder & CEO of Harlem Children’s Zone and a
nationally-known education figure, is headlining
of Greater Toledo’s Campaign Kickoff presented by Marshall &
The event is open to the public and will be held at the Hilton
Garden Inn in Perrysburg. Admission is free and consists of
breakfast, followed by Canada’s keynote addressing
school-community partnerships and how they lead to success for
children, families, and neighborhoods.
“We are so fortunate to have Mr. Canada joining us for our campaign
kickoff breakfast,” said Jane Moore, United Way of
Greater Toledo’s interim president & CEO. “He has had remarkable
results in the 100-block Harlem Children’s Zone and we are
excited to hear more about how we could incorporate some of
those ideas here to support our schools and improve outcomes for
kids and their families.”
After Canada’s address, United Way will share the latest about
their work and also announce the campaign goal for the 2012
United Way Campaign. Additionally, attendees will observe a
moment of silence at 8:46 a.m. in commemoration of September 11.
Seating is limited for this exciting event. Please register at
or by calling 419-254-4667.