Media Invitation - Centraide Cup: September 12 and 13

Some 250 amateur soccer players will compete at Stade Saputo in support of youth success

MONTREAL, Sept. 10. 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Some 250 employees from 25 companies will compete on the weekend of September 12 and 13 during the 4th annual Centraide Cup.

All proceeds from this benefit soccer tournament will go to Centraide and the Montreal Impact Foundation to support youth success.

Member of the press are invited to attend the announcement of the total amount raised, followed by a soccer skills contest with well-known personalities from the sports and entertainment world, young people being helped, and employees from participating companies:


Saturday, September 12, 2015


11:45 a.m.


Stade Saputo (main entrance), 4750 Sherbrooke Street East


Lili-Anna Pereša, President and Executive Director of Centraide of Greater Montreal.

Joey Saputo, President of the Montreal Impact and Honorary Patron of the Montreal Impact Foundation.

The singer Corneille, Olympic medalists Isabelle Charest and Charles Hamelin, and the actor Jason Roy-Léveillé.

Agency community workers and young people from the Boys and Girls Club of LaSalle, one of the agencies in Centraide's network.

The employees of the companies that will compete for the Centraide Cup: Aéroports de Montréal, Aon, BMO Financial Group, Bombardier, Boutique Passion Soccer, CAE, CGI, CIBC, Hydro-Québec, iA Financial Group, Jean Coutu Group, Laurentian Bank, Manulife, McKesson Canada, METRO, Morneau Shepell, Mouvement Desjardins, National Bank, Pharmascience, Pratt & Whitney Canada, Saputo, SNC-Lavalin, Sobeys, TD Bank and Xerox Canada.


Members of the general public are invited to come and encourage the players from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday the 12th and Sunday the 13th of September (free admission, continuous soccer games, animation and inflatables for the kids). The championship game will be played on Sunday, September 13 at 4:30 p.m.

Centraide Campaign 2015 will be launched officially on September 29, 2015. To give to Centraide, text "don" to 80100.

To find out more:,


SOURCE Centraide of Greater Montreal

For further information: Annick Gagnon, Centraide of Greater Montreal, Cell: 514 566-7077,; Patrick Vallée, Montreal Impact, Cell: 514 919-0539,


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