TORONTO, Nov. 28, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - JLL Canada announced today that it raised $103,000 in support of Breakfast Club of Canada during its Charity Month. Over the last four weeks, JLL offices across the country held a series of bowling and basketball tournaments that gathered the real estate community together to raise funds for the cause.
JLL Canada has been dedicated to helping children in need since 2015, when it first partnered with Breakfast Club of Canada, and has raised $458,000 to date. Founded in 1994, Breakfast Club of Canada has been nourishing children's potential by making sure as many of them as possible have access to a healthy morning meal before school, in an environment that nurtures their self-esteem and confidence. In addition to breakfast programs, the organization promotes the core values of engagement, enrichment and empowerment, and is adapted to the specific needs of each community. Operating from coast to coast, Breakfast Club of Canada helps feed more than 243,000 students every day in 1,809 schools.
"I am extremely proud of JLL's commitment to support Breakfast Club of Canada's mission to help children reach their full potential," said Vanessa Lester, National Director of Marketing at JLL Canada. "I would like to extend our organization's sincere gratitude to our clients who supported us in this great cause."
"At Breakfast Club of Canada, we feel extremely privileged to have partners such as JLL Canada who cares enough about children's well-being to create a whole Charity Month and put together four fundraisers to have a great impact in their communities. In raising funds and awareness for the children's right and need for a nutritious breakfast, we can all together hope to someday feed every child so they can realize their full potential," said Tommy Kulczyk, General Manager, Breakfast Club of Canada.
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About Breakfast Club of Canada
Breakfast Club of Canada is a charitable organization that provides funding, equipment, training and support to school breakfast programs across the country. Celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, the Club is dedicated to ensuring every child starts their day with a nutritious morning meal, in a safe and secure environment. Founded in Quebec in 1994, Breakfast Club of Canada is present in 1,809 schools from coast to coast feeding over 243,500 children every school morning. To learn more visit breakfastclubcanada.org or find us on social media.
SOURCE Breakfast Club of Canada
For further information: Diana Gavrila, Communications Manager, National Marketing, JLL, 1 514 905 5004, [email protected]; Justine Plourde, Communications Advisor, Breakfast Club of Canada, 1 888 442-1217 # 3369, [email protected]