CIBC thanks clients for helping create a future without breast cancer
TORONTO, Sept. 23, 2015 /CNW/ - CIBC (TSX: CM) (NYSE: CM) is marking Client Appreciation Day in branches
across Canada by donating $1 to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation
CIBC Run for the Cure for every client who makes an eDeposit on Friday,
"We're extending a heartfelt 'thank you' to our clients as we continue
to make banking easier, more personalized and flexible," says Christina
Kramer, CIBC's Executive Vice President and Executive Run Sponsor.
"With the CIBC Run for the Cure right around the corner on Sunday, Oct.
4, CIBC will donate $1 for every client who makes an eDeposit this
Friday in appreciation of our clients' long-time support in creating a
future without breast cancer."
For the past 19 years, CIBC has been the title sponsor of the Canadian
Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure, helping the more than
25,000 Canadians expected to be diagnosed with breast cancer this year
alone. "We're very grateful to our clients for being part of our
journey in supporting this very important cause for nearly 20 years,"
adds Ms. Kramer.
Canadians can also contribute by adding an inspirational message or
honour a loved one on the Wall of Hope, presented by CIBC by visiting
any CIBC branch, online or at any Run Site. All donations go to the
Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. CIBC encourages Canadians to share
their CIBC Run for the Cure photos and stories on social media using
CIBC introduced eDeposit to Canadians in 2013, the first among the Big 5
Canadian banks to provide an easy way for clients to deposit cheques by
simply taking a photo of the cheque and depositing it with a mobile
device via the CIBC Mobile Banking App that's available on iPhone and Android platforms.
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us on Facebook at facebook.com/cibc.
CIBC is a leading Canadian-based global financial institution with 11
million personal banking and business clients. CIBC and our employees
are committed to the social and economic development of our
communities, with a focus on Kids, Cures and Community. In 2014, CIBC
supported over 420 communities across Canada, contributing more than
$42 million to 1,780 charitable and non-profit initiatives, including
the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure, the CIBC
Children's Foundation and United Way. You can find other news releases
and information about CIBC on our corporate website at www.cibc.com/ca/media-centre/.
About the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure
Since 1992, the annual Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for
the Cure has been the largest, single-day, volunteer-led national event
in support of creating a future without breast cancer. On October 4,
2015, this national movement will again connect participants and
volunteers in 62 communities across the country. For more information,
For further information:
Caroline Van Hasselt, Director, External Communications and Media Relations, 416-784-6699, or firstname.lastname@example.org.