Impark Answers Need for Christmas Relief with ‘Toys for Tickets’ Drive across B.C.

Corporate Press Release 22/11/2011

Imperial Parking Canada Corporation (“Impark”) announced today it is offering a one-day, 4 hour event during which anyone in Vancouver, Kamloops, Kelowna or Prince George who has an unpaid Impark parking violation notice can have it waived by making a toy donation to The Salvation Army.

On Thursday, November 24th, Impark will be accepting new, unused and unwrapped toys, and in exchange, the donor’s unpaid parking violation notice will be waived. A single toy donated will waive a single unpaid violation notice. Those with multiple unpaid violations will need to bring an equal number of toys to match the number of Impark parking violation notices they would like waived.

Donors must bring a copy of their violation notice(s), statement(s) or their license plate number in order to ensure proper credit of their account.

Impark will be accepting toy donations between 7am and 11am at following locations in B.C.:

The Salvation Army Belkin House,
555 Homer Street, Vancouver, B.C. (Between Dunsmuir & Pender)

The Salvation Army Corps + Community Services Building
344 Poplar Street, Kamloops, B.C.

The Salvation Army
1480 Sutherland Avenue, Kelowna, B.C.

Prince George:
The Salvation Army Corps Building
777 Ospika Blvd South, Prince George, B.C.

All toys and gifts donated will be used in The Salvation Army’s Christmas Relief Efforts. In addition to typical toys, the Salvation Army has identified a particular need for Puzzles, books, DVD’s and CD’s as well as Gift Cards (movies, make-up, iTunes, etc.).

About Impark:

Impark is the largest parking operator in Canada and one of the four largest in North America. Impark currently operates more than 2,000 parking locations comprising over 425,000 parking spaces in Canada and the United States.

Impark’s headquarters are in Vancouver, and the city is home to almost 600 employees. Impark operates approximately 550 parking facilities throughout British Columbia. For further information on Impark visit

About The Salvation Army:

The Salvation Army is an international Christian organization that began its work in Canada in 1882 and has grown to become the largest non-governmental direct provider of social services in the country. The Salvation Army gives hope and support to vulnerable people today and everyday in 400 communities across Canada and more than 120 countries around the world. The Salvation Army offers practical assistance for children and families, often tending to the basic necessities of life, providing shelter for homeless people and rehabilitation for people who have lost control of their lives to an addiction.


For more information:
Julian Jones
SVP, Business Development
(604) 331 7202

Corey Medgyesi
Vice President, Shared Services
(604) 909 5957

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