Aon's Global Service Day unites Canadian Colleagues to give back to their local communities

TORONTO, June 6, 2013 /CNW/ - Aon Hewitt's Canadian colleagues across the country are partnering with local charities to take part in Aon's Global Service Day, a company-wide initiative where colleagues in 44 countries will volunteer their time and efforts today to support local charities in their communities.

"Today, we come together as a firm to give back to the local communities that Aon calls home in order to empower those who need it most," said Tony Gaffney, CEO of Aon Hewitt Canada. "Corporate citizenship means going the extra step and contributing to society beyond what you do in your everyday course of business. Aon's Global Service Day is the embodiment of that philosophy."

As part of the firm's global mission, Aon's company-wide service day provides colleagues with the opportunity to take time off from their work to engage in charitable activities that benefit their local communities and focus on providing assistance to organizations that empower people and serve communities at risk.

The following charitable organizations are supported by Aon Hewitt colleagues in Canada:

Vancouver       Belkin House
Calgary       Alberta Association for Community Living, Canada Blood Services
Edmonton       Norwood Child Resource Centre, City of Edmonton Tree Nursery
Saskatoon       Canada Blood Services
Regina       Regina Early Learning Centre
Winnipeg       Winnipeg Harvest
London       SARI Therapeutic Riding
Toronto       Junior Achievement of Central Ontario, Daily Bread Food Bank,
Habitat for Humanity, Food Drive for North York Harvest,
Canada Blood Services
Ottawa       Ottawa Food Bank
Montreal       Nutri-Centre La Salle
Quebec City       Le Grand défi Pierre Lavoie

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