CIBC traders, brokers once again donate fees and commissions as CIBC Miracle Day turns 25
"For the past 25 years, CIBC Miracle Day has touched the lives of children from coast to coast," said
Funds raised on Miracle Day benefit a wide range of children's charities. In 2009, more than
What: 25th anniversary of CIBC Miracle Day, when CIBC wholesale banking and CIBC Wood Gundy employees donate their fees and commissions to children's charities across Canada When: Today, December 2, 2009 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. Where: CIBC wholesale banking trading floor, 30th Floor 600 Boulevard de Maisonneuve Ouest, Montreal Who: CIBC wholesale banking and CIBC Wood Gundy employees CIBC senior executives and senior leaders Special guests include: - Members of the band "Simple Plan" - Yvon Lambert - Former Montreal Canadien and 4-time Stanley Cup winner Why: For the past 25 years, the CIBC Children's Foundation has carried on its strong tradition of supporting and improving the quality of life for Canadian children. What started with the simple belief that by working together we could make a difference has grown into one of Canada's largest single-day corporate fundraisers for children. RSVP: Marie-Eve Francoeur at 514 876-4937/ Marie-Eve Francoeur@cibc.com
About CIBC Children's Foundation
The CIBC Children's Foundation is a registered charity responsible for distributing funds raised on Miracle Day (the first Wednesday of each December) to Canadian children's charities.
CIBC Miracle Day is the annual flagship fundraising event for the Foundation. On Miracle Day, CIBC's wholesale banking sales and trading staff and CIBC Wood Gundy Investment Advisors donate their fees and commissions to organizations that support kids in our communities. Through the efforts of staff and clients over
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 youth, education and health, 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 2008, CIBC group of companies contributed more than