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Kia Canada Inc. announces the regional winners of the second annual Drive Change day

Kia Canada Inc. today announced the names of the four winners of the second annual Drive Change day, each regional charities will receive a donation of $ 10,000. These organizations were selected among 1,000 Canadian participants in the online contest Kia Drive Change in

In the Atlantic Region, $ 10,000 were handed a Parrsboro Youth Society (PYS), a nonprofit organization set up to help young people by offering them a free place to socialize and have fun without using drugs or alcohol. Young at PYS are welcomed in an environment free of intimidation that promotes their return to the path of success.

In the region of Eastern Canada, Kia has given $ 10,000 to the "Your own future" initiative, a progressive initiative specially set up to help young women aged between 15 and 17 has develop leadership skills and develop skills of influence and innovation to become the leaders of tomorrow. The program aims to prepare a generation of female leaders strong, confident and responsible.

BUCKO Camp, a camp for burn children in the region of Central Canada, received a prize of $ 10,000. Each summer, for boys and girls ages 7 to 17 have the opportunity to spend a week with other burned, and participate in various sports and arts activities. BUCKO Camp provides a safe environment and without judgment so that children can enjoy a week of fun, joy and moments that they will remember the rest of their lives, while developing leadership skills and social.

Wigs for Kids BC has won the prize of $ 10,000 offered by Kia for Western Canada because of its efforts to raise funds aimed at providing wigs for children who have lost their hair because of cancer or other disease. The organization also provides essential drugs and supplies for feeding children who are not covered by another program.

"The four Canadian charity organizations selected in each region greatly deserve the price Dominate the change," says Maria Soklis, vice-president & COO at Kia Canada Inc. "We have received an incredible number of records for competition, which made our decision even more difficult - however, the selected organizations offer a sincere commitment to their communities and are motivated by compassion. "

About Drive Change:

Rule change is the cornerstone of the social responsibility of Kia Canada Inc. Developed in 2010, the initiative aims to Drive Change share the social responsibility and commitment to the communities of Kia Canada group across the country. Kia is committed to Drive Change and continues to do so each year to continue giving back to communities across Canada.

Note redaction: For photos, please visit the Facebook page of Kia Canada, you will find a photo album "2012 Change Drive winners / Winners Drive Change."

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