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JustPotters to kick off 24-hour pottery marathon fundraiser

Jun 13 2013 12:00AM

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VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/13/13 -- Editors Note: There are photos associated with this media advisory.

Tomorrow, JustPotters is kicking off its annual 24-hour fundraiser, Pottery24. Potters will be making pottery on the wheel for 24 consecutive hours to raise funds to allow JustPotters to continue providing meaningful employment to people facing barriers such as addiction, mental health challenges, physical limitations and being new to Canada.

Who: David Holcomb, co-founder and general manager, JustWork Jasmine Wallace, manager, JustPotters PottersWhen: Friday, June 14 from 8 to 9:30 p.m.Where: 1803 East 1st Avenue, Vancouver, B.C.What: Media are invited to the private kick off of Pottery24 to hear the personal stories of the potters, tour the pottery studio and speak to the general manager of JustWork.



Editor's note: Media visits to the studio and interviews can be arranged from Friday to Saturday. Telephone interviews can also be arranged.

For a glimpse at the personal stories of JustPotters employees and the impact the social enterprise has had on their lives, visit: http://youtu.be/knfGxJLaqdw

About JustPotters and JustWork

Established in 2004, JustWork is a Vancouver-based non-profit organization that operates three local social enterprises - JustPotters, JustCatering and JustRenos - that provide dignified employment to people facing barriers to work. JustPotters sells handmade pottery and crafts to help support the mandate.

Visit JustPotters' online newsroom for a backgrounder, FAQs, more photos and biographies of the potters.

Facebook: facebook.com/justworkvancouver

Twitter: twitter.com/JustWork_BC

Twitter hashtag: #Pottery24

To donate online, visit: JustPotters.com

To view the photos associated with this media advisory, please visit the following links:

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Contacts:
Media contacts:
Lindsay Olsen
604-839-5650
media@justwork.ca





Source: Marketwire


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