CIBC Announces $5,000 Donation to Help Relief Efforts in L'Isle Verte

TORONTO, Jan. 29, 2014 /CNW/ - CIBC (CM: TSX) (CM:NYSE) announced today it is donating $5,000 to the Quebec Division of the Canadian Red Cross to support the relief efforts for those affected by the recent fire that destroyed a seniors' residence in L'Isle Verte.

"Our thoughts are with the people of L'Isle Verte," said Sylvain Vinet, CIBC's Region Head for Quebec. "This tragic event hits close to home for all of us with loved ones living in seniors' residences. We extend our deepest sympathies to the families affected by this tragedy and join our clients and employees in supporting the relief efforts of the Canadian Red Cross in meeting the urgent needs of those affected."

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SOURCE Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce

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