NEW BRUNSWICK, Dec. 20 /CNW/ - CIBC announced today a $10,000 donation
to the Canadian Red Cross to support its work assisting flood victims
in New Brunswick.
"We recognize that heavy rains have affected many residents of
southwestern New Brunswick and the Fredericton area," said Sylvain
Vinet, Senior Vice-President, CIBC Retail Markets in Eastern Canada.
"We hope that this donation, combined with others, will help the
hundreds of people forced from their homes by the severe flooding."
CIBC is committed to supporting causes that matter to our clients,
employees and our communities. We aim to make a difference in
communities through corporate donations, sponsorships and the volunteer
spirit of employees. With a strategic focus on youth, education and
health, and employee commitment to causes including the Canadian Breast
Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure, the CIBC Children's
Foundation, United Way and Prostate Cancer Canada, we are investing in
the social and economic development of communities across the country.
In 2010, $33.7 million was contributed through the CIBC group of
companies to charitable and non-profit initiatives in Canada,
supporting a wide variety of national, regional and local
organizations. To learn more, visit www.communitymatters.cibc.com.
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For further information: For further information:
Kevin Dove, CIBC Communications and Public Affairs at (416) 980-8835, firstname.lastname@example.org