EY Charity Golf Classic raises record amount, all proceeds going to Peter Munk Cardiac Centre

TORONTO, June 12, 2014 /CNW/ - On June 11, 2014, EY partners, staff, clients and the business community participated in the 16th annual EY Charity Golf Classic in support of Peter Munk Cardiac Centre (PMCC).The event raised over $350,000.

"At EY, everything we do centres on our purpose, which is 'building a better working world,'" says Eric Rawlinson, EY's Managing Partner for the Greater Toronto Area. "For 150 years, we've been working with Canadian businesses to help drive innovation and growth in our economy. PMCC is an inspiring example of commitment to innovation and bold ambition to build better solutions in healthcare, and we're very proud to support the organization with this donation."

Thanks to the generosity of clients and the business community, the EY Charity Golf Classic has raised more than $2 million over the last 16 years to support local charities, helping to make a real difference in our community.

"We are deeply grateful for the incredible generosity of EY, its partners and network of supporters," says Dr. Barry Rubin, Medical Director, Peter Munk Cardiac Centre. "Our most sincere thanks in particular to Jeff Rubenstein, PMCC Board Champion, for his unwavering commitment and passion for our work. This gift will enable us to continue to provide world-class cardiac care – improving or saving the lives of even more patients struggling with heart failure and related life-threatening heart conditions."

Rubin adds: "Innovation is critical to better patient outcomes. This is made possible in large part by philanthropic funds received from our cherished donors and partners."

"We're very proud to continue the tradition of this tournament, doing our part to help build a better working world by making a real difference in our community," says Jeffrey Tannenbaum, EY Partner and Chair of the EY Charity Golf Classic. "We would especially like to thank our title sponsor, Export Packers Company Limited, who helped select PMCC as the tournament's charity. The funds raised for PMCC will go a long way to enrich the lives of patients and their families."

About EY
EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.

EY is proudly celebrating 150 years in Canada. For more information, please visit ey.com/ca. Follow us on Twitter @EYCanada.

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SOURCE: EY (Ernst & Young)

For further information: Erika Bennett, erika.bennett@ca.ey.com, 416 943 5497



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