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Media Advisory - Football legend Eddie George & actor Billy Baldwin join a star-studded cast to help raise millions in support of children's charities at 33rd CIBC Miracle Day

Celebrities flood the trading floor for a star-studded day of giving to help kids rise above

TORONTO, Dec. 4, 2017 /CNW/ - Sports and entertainment stars will join CIBC (TSX: CM) (NYSE: CM) on the trading floor on Wednesday, December 6, to help make miracles happen for kids-in-need across Canada.

Last year CIBC Miracle Day raised more than $7 million globally for over 500 children's charities, and this year VIP personalities, along with kids from partner organizations – the real VIPs, will together be exploring kids' "super powers" at an interactive activation.

WHEN:

Wednesday, Dec. 6, 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. EST

   

WHERE:

CIBC, 161 Bay Street, 5th floor, Toronto

   

WHO:

Celebrities & sports stars

   
 

Eddie George, former professional American football player

 

Billy Baldwin, actor

 

Donovan Carter, actor, Ballers

 

Michael "Pinball" Clemons and Chad Owens, CFL

 

Andre Dawson, former American professional baseball player

 

Tony Fernandez, former American professional baseball player

 

Darryl Sittler, Canadian hockey Hall of Famer

 

Gary Roberts, former Canadian hockey star

 

Adam van Koeverden,  Olympic medalist and Kayaker

 

Scott McGillivray, home renovation guru and real estate investor

 

Meisha Tate, former wrestling champion

 

Evanka Osmak, sports anchor

 

Rod Black, sports announcer

 

Leo Stakos, host

 

 

Children's charities

 
  • Children's Aid Foundation
  • Psychology Foundation of Canada
  • MLSE Launch Pad
  • Pinball Clemons Foundation
  • Camp Oochigeas
  • Kayla's Children Centre (formerly Project AIM)
  • HEROS
  • Three To Be

 

Please note: Celebrities will be on the trading floor at various times between 9:00 a.m.2:30 p.m. Please contact CIBC per below for specifics.

Join the #CIBCMiracleDay conversation on Twitter @CIBC and Facebook (www.facebook.com/CIBC) or follow on Instagram @CIBCNow.

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 Capital Markets 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 $7 million was raised in 2016, for a total of more than $241 million donated to hundreds of children's charities across the globe since 1984. To learn more, visit www.cibc.com/miracleday.

SOURCE CIBC

For further information: Media must pre-register to allow access onto CIBC's trading floor. For more information including timing and to RSVP please contact Emily Piccinin at 416-351-5210, emily.piccinin@cibc.com.
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