BLAINVILLE, QC, Jan. 9, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The employees and management of Duchesnay, a Quebec-based pharmaceutical company that specializes in women's health, located in Blainville, announced yesterday that it has donated $18, 500 to the Moisson Laurentides food bank as part of the 2018 Grande guignolée des médias. Over the last seven years, Duchesnay has donated over $70,000 to the organization thanks to a devoted and energetic committee of Duchesnay employees that organizes a variety of fundraising activities throughout the year.
"Supporting local charities is an integral part of Duchesnay's values. We are proud to support Moisson Laurentides and congratulate them on providing support to over 20,745 individuals, including 7738 children, every month, explained Carole Boyer, Vice President, Corporate Affairs and Communications, at Duchesnay.
Duchesnay contributes to various scientific research initiatives, as well as to numerous training and awareness activities. The company encourages its employees to get involved in various charitable causes and supports their initiatives.
Duchesnay is a Quebec-based specialty pharmaceutical company with a long-standing commitment to women's health. Until recently, the company focused on filling the void in terms of scientific research and education and on developing pharmacological solutions that are safe and effective for use during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Today, Duchesnay has broadened its portfolio of products to offer safe and effective therapeutic options that meet the health and quality of life needs of women and their family members at different stages of their lives. For more information, please visit https://www.duchesnay.com/en/.
About Moisson Laurentides
Moisson Laurentides is a food bank that collects and distributes 3.5 million kilograms of food per year through 82 accredited local organizations throughout the Laurentians and the Lanaudière region. Each of these organizations provides food and other staples to families in need within their community. Every dollar donated to the organization represents $17 in supplies. For more information, please visit www.moissonlaurentides.org.
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