Purolator provides support to Canadians in southern Alberta

Purolator shipping centres across Canada to accept cash donations for Calgary Food Bank

TORONTO, June 25, 2013 /CNW/ - To support Canadians affected by the floods in southern Alberta, Purolator Inc. is accepting cash donations at its shipping centres across the country. All donations will go to the Calgary Food Bank to help those in Calgary and surrounding areas who need the support of the food bank during this time of crisis.

"We have seen and heard first-hand the disastrous impact the floods have had on communities in southern Alberta," said Patrick Nangle, Purolator's President and Chief Executive Officer. "We are committed to lending support to the Calgary Food Bank during this time of need. Collecting donations at our shipping centres complements our corporate employee fundraising initiative to help our fellow Canadians in southern Alberta, and provides anyone who wants to help an outlet to do so."

Individuals who wish to make a financial contribution can do so by dropping off funds - large or small - in donation canisters located at all of Purolator's 130 shipping centres across Canada. Alternatively, donations to the Calgary Food Bank can be made directly online at www.calgaryfoodbank.com.

About Purolator
Ranked one of the top 25 brands among Canadian consumers since 2011, Purolator is Canada's leading integrated freight and parcel solutions provider. Celebrating over 50 years of delivering Canada on time, Purolator continues to expand its reach and renowned service levels and reliability to more people, more businesses and more places across the country and around the world. Purolator is proud of its Canadian heritage and is focused on sustainably positioning itself for future growth and success. Purolator is also committed to contributing to the well-being of the communities it serves and where more than 12,000 of its teammates live, work and play.

SOURCE: Purolator Inc.

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Courtney Reistetter
Manager, Corporate Communications
905 712-1084 ext. 23851


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