Funds to support kids-in-need in communities all across Canada
TORONTO, Dec. 4, 2013 /CNW/ - (CM: TSX) (CM: NYSE) — Today, a host of celebrities will join CIBC traders and advisors on the bank's trading floor to help raise millions for kids-in-need on CIBC Miracle Day. This annual event has raised more than $69 million for kids across Canada since it began in 1984.
|WHO:|| Randy Bachman
- Walk of Fame inductee and multi-
- Baseball Hall of Fame Inductee
Michael 'Pinball' Clemons
- Football Hall of Fame Inductee
- Editor and publisher of The Gartman Letter
- Q107 Radio host
| Ed Robertson
- Barenaked Ladies singer and Grammy nominee
- Toronto Maple Leaf winger
- Voice of the Toronto Maple Leafs
- Paralympian and motivational speaker
CIBC traders and advisors
Children and charity representatives
|WHAT:|| Media are invited to join our celebrities and CIBC employees as they help
raise money for children's charities.
|WHEN:|| Dec. 4, 2013 from 9:30-11:00 AM EST
Photo opportunity at 9:30 AM - stock market opening
|WHERE:||161 Bay Street, 7th floor, Toronto|
|WHY:|| CIBC Miracle Day is an employee-driven event and one of Canada's largest single-day
fundraisers for children's charities. Each year on CIBC Miracle Day, CIBC traders and
advisors donate their fees and commissions to improve the health, education, well-being,
and overall quality of life of kids-in-need.
Accredited media must pre-register to join celebrities on CIBC's trading floor. To register, please contact Jessica Botelho-Carinci at 416-980-8859 or [email protected]
About CIBC Miracle Day
CIBC Miracle Day is the annual flagship fundraising event for the CIBC Children's Foundation. On CIBC Miracle Day, CIBC's wholesale banking employees and CIBC Wood Gundy Investment Advisors donate their fees and commissions to organizations that support kids in our communities. Through the efforts of employees and clients $4.5 million was raised in Canada in 2012, for a total of nearly $69 million donated to hundreds of children's charities across Canada since 1984. To learn more, visit www.cibc.com/miracleday.
CIBC is a leading North American financial institution with 11 million personal banking and business clients. CIBC is committed to supporting causes that matter to our clients, our employees and our communities. We aim to make a difference in communities through corporate donations, sponsorships and the volunteer spirit of employees. With a strategic focus on Kids, Cures and Community, and employee commitment to causes, including the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure, the CIBC Children's Foundation and United Way, we are investing in the social and economic development of communities across the country. In 2012, CIBC contributed more than $38 million to more than 1,900 charitable and non-profit initiatives in 450 communities. You can find other news releases and information about CIBC in our Press Centre on our corporate website at www.cibc.com.
For further information:
Media contact: Kevin Dove, Head of External Communications & Media Relations, 416-980-8835, or [email protected]