MISSISSAUGA, ON, July 13, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Target Canada is donating
$25,000 to the Canadian Red Cross to assist with relief efforts in
Lac-Mégantic. "Our thoughts are with the people of Lac-Mégantic. Our
hearts go out to all of those affected by this tragedy, and we hope we
can give a helping hand to the residents and families still going
through a tough time," said Tony Fisher, president, Target Canada.
Target will open 25 stores in Quebec in the fall of 2013. The company is
dedicated to being a good neighbour in all it does, and donates 5% of
its profit to local communities to provide better access to healthy
food, active play and education for children and families.
Minneapolis-based Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) serves guests at 1,832
stores - 1,784 in the United States and 48 in Canada - and at
Target.com. Since 1946, Target has given 5 percent of its profit
through community grants and programs; today, that giving equals more
than $4 million a week. For more information about Target's commitment
to corporate responsibility, visit target.ca/corporateresponsibility.
SOURCE: Target Canada
For further information:
Sébastien Bouchard, Target Public Relations, (514) 207-1098
Target Media Hotline, (612) 696-3400