MISSISSAUGA, ON, June 22, 2013 /CNW/ - Target Canada is donating $50,000
to the Canadian Red Cross to assist with flood relief efforts in
"Our thoughts are with the people of Calgary and the other affected
communities in southern Alberta today. Our hearts go out to all of
those impacted by the flooding, and we hope Target can help our
neighbours in those communities recover quickly from this disaster,"
said Tony Fisher, president, Target Canada.
On May 6, Target opened 10 stores in Alberta, including 6 stores in
Calgary. The company is dedicated to being a good neighbour in all it
does, and donates 5% of its profit to local communities to provide
better access to healthy food, active play and education for children
Minneapolis-based Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) serves guests at 1,832
stores - 1,784 in the United States and 48 in Canada - and at
Target.com. Since 1946, Target has given 5 percent of its profit
through community grants and programs; today, that giving equals more
than $4 million a week. For more information about Target's commitment
to corporate responsibility, visit target.ca/corporateresponsibility.
SOURCE: Target Canada
For further information:
Lisa Gibson, Target Public Relations, (289) 261-1221
Target Media Hotline, (612) 696-3400