Boys and Girls Clubs Across Canada to Receive Kitchen Makeovers Called easybites Thanks to easyhome Ltd.

Fri Apr 5, 2013 12:17pm EDT

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  TORONTO, ONTARIO, Apr 05 (Marketwired) --
Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada is thrilled to receive a significant
donation from easyhome Ltd. (TSX:EH) to renovate kitchens in Boys and
Girls Clubs across Canada, thus boosting their ability to provide
nutritious food options and teach kids how to prepare healthy meals.

    "Each year, Boys and Girls Clubs provide young people with more than
5,000,000 healthy meals and snacks that boost their energy and keep them
active and engaged during the critical after-school period," said Pam
Jolliffe, president and CEO, Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada.

    "In many ways, the kitchen is the centrepiece of our Clubs - It's a place
where our young people learn how to prepare meals, discover the
importance of good nutrition and develop life-long healthy eating habits.
It's a place where they re-fuel after a long day of school, socialize
with their peers and steady themselves for the evening activities
including homework help through our education programs, sports,
leadership development, and so much more."

    Lisa Ray, host, Top Chef Canada, Star of Oscar nominated film 'Water' and
Wellness Advocate understands the importance of good nutrition,
especially for growing bodies.

    "What I have learned as part of my personal health story is that Food
Matters. Since becoming the CEO of my health, I've connected the dots and
believe it's crucial that kids get a head start in life with nutritional
food which leads to better life choices. I'm thrilled with the easybites
campaign and the possibilities: that the kids can claim life-long healthy
eating habits as part of their birthright" said Ms. Ray, who was with Ms.
Jolliffe at the sponsorship presentation. 

    "As a long-standing supporter of Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada, we are
delighted to provide this investment and enhance up to 10 easybite
kitchens and equipment in Boys and Girls Clubs across Canada each year,"
said David Ingram, President and Chief Executive Officer, easyhome Ltd.

    easyhome Ltd. has been a committed partner of Boys and Girls Clubs of
Canada since 2004. easyhome Ltd. Provides an endowment fund at the
national level, hosts an annual golf tournament, has awarded 30
scholarships to Boys and Girls Club members so they can explore
post-secondary education and is a national sponsor of the June 1
fundraising event, Capital One Race for Kids.

    About Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada

    Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada is a leading charitable organization
providing after school programs that support the physical, educational
and social development of children, youth and their families each year.
Boys and Girls Clubs operate in 650 locations across Canada and have been
helping young Canadians to discover, develop and achieve their potential
for over 110 years. To learn more, visit www.bgccan.com. 

    About easyhome Ltd. 

    easyhome Ltd. is Canada's largest merchandise leasing company and the
third largest in North America, offering top quality, brand-name
household furnishings, appliances and home electronic products to
consumers under weekly or monthly leasing agreements through both
corporate and franchise stores. In addition, the Company offers a variety
of financial services, including loans and prepaid cards through its
easyfinancial services business. easyhome Ltd. is listed on the TSX under
the symbol 'EH'. For more information, visit www.easyhome.ca.

Contacts:
Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada
Travis Parnaby
Senior Communications Specialist
905.477.7272 ext. 270
tparnaby@bgccan.com

easyhome Ltd.
Brent Atkinson
Vice President, Business Development
905 272 2788 ext. 234
Brent@easyhome.ca
www.easyhome.ca

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