TORONTO, March 18, 2020 /CNW/ - TMX Group has donated $50,000 to Food Banks Canada, a national charitable organization dedicated to helping Canadians living with food insecurity, in support of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) response efforts across Canada.
"At all times, but particularly in times of crisis, our country's food banks play a crucial role in helping people in need," said TMX Group interim CEO John McKenzie. "In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, we encourage all Canadian organizations to band together to lend financial assistance to these and other these vital support agencies."
The COVID-19 Response Fund was established to help fund direct support to ensure local food banks can continue to respond to the impact of COVID-19 in their communities. All funds will be used to bulk purchase and distribute food and share resourcing with food banks across Canada. The COVID-19 Response Fund is accepting online donations.
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