MONTREAL, June 10, 2011 /CNW/ - The two Montreal area IKEA stores have
stepped forward to offer their support to aid in the flood victim
relief efforts in Southern Quebec. IKEA will donate $10,000 to SOS
Richelieu in order to ensure that the funds are sent directly to the
people who are in the greatest need.
"At IKEA, we are committed to the communities that we do business in."
Says Alain Cloutier, Store Manager, IKEA Boucherville. "Our hearts go
out to all the victims of the flooding. We have coworkers who have been
personally affected, so we know firsthand how devastating this
IKEA is a leading home furnishings retailer with 321 stores in 38
countries worldwide, which are visited by 565 million people every
year. IKEA Canada has 11 stores which are visited by over 21 million
people every year. Last year the IKEA.com websites attracted 711
million visitors. Founded in 1943, IKEA's business philosophy is to
offer a wide range of products of good design and function at prices so
low, the majority of people can afford them. For more information on
IKEA, please visit: www.ikea.ca.
SOURCE IKEA Canada
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