MONTREAL, June 10 /CNW Telbec/ - Power Financial Corporation President
and Chief Executive Officer, Jeffrey Orr, and corporate director, Réal
Raymond, will take up the challenge of ensuring the success of the next
Centraide of Greater Montreal campaign, the biggest annual fund drive in
Over half a million people are helped by the 360 agencies that Centraide
Mr. Orr and Mr. Raymond will head up a Campaign Cabinet(*) composed of some
30 experienced executives from the business and institutional world, who will
combine their efforts to raise donations.
The official launch and announcement of the goal of Campaign 2009 will
take place on October 1 on the occasion of Centraide's March of 1,000
Umbrellas through downtown Montreal. In the meantime, the members of the
Cabinet will visit business leaders to solicit their support and encourage
them to hold a Centraide workplace campaign for their employees this fall.
Last year's Centraide campaign mobilized 23,000 volunteers and 2,200
corporations. Over $54 million was raised to support families and youth
affected by poverty, isolated seniors, new arrivals and people with
disabilities on the Island of Montreal, in Laval and on the South Shore.
(*) For the membership list of the 2009 Campaign Cabinet, please
<a href="http://www.centraide-mtl.org/centraide/static/jsp/VolunteersView.jsp?id=1&lang=en&level=1">click here</a>.
For further information:
For further information: Annick Gagnon, Public Relations Coordinator,
(514) 288-1261, ext. 242, firstname.lastname@example.org; www.centraide-mtl.org