CDI College raises over $4,000 for Pink Shirt Day 2017

Staff and students wore pink, raised money and said NO to bullying!

VANCOUVER, March 2, 2017 /CNW/ - CDI College campuses across the country participated in Pink Shirt Day on Wednesday, February 22 and successfully raised over $4,000 in support of CKNW Orphans' Fund and Foundation Jasmin Roy's anti-bullying initiatives.

Staff and students at CDI College participated in special fundraisers, raising money and awareness for this great cause.

"Combating bullying is a cause we're proud to support," said Andre Souza, Vice President of Operations at CDI College.  "We hope the generosity of our students and staff will have a positive impact."

The event originated in Nova Scotia in 2007 when two students bought and distributed pink shirts to their peers after they witnessed another male student being bullied for wearing a pink shirt on the first day of school.

Since then, the annual event has become a symbol for anti-bullying campaigns across the country and CDI College is proud to have supported the cause again this year.

This year, CDI College successfully managed to top their previous year's total donation and aim do the same again in 2018.

About CDI College Business Technology Healthcare

For more than 45 years, CDI College has been a leading career training institution helping thousands of students achieve career goals and aspirations. With 24 campuses across Canada, CDI College offers hands-on training from experienced instructors in a wide range of business, technology, healthcare, early childhood education, art and design, legal studies, and trades programs. CDI College's practical, hands-on learning experiences prepare students to enter the working world with the skills they need to succeed.

SOURCE CDI College

For further information: Lee Crawford, 604-915-7288 poste 2135, Lee.crawford@campus-support.ca


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