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CIBC donates $100,000 to support urgent humanitarian aid efforts following terrorist attacks in Israel

TORONTO, Oct. 10, 2023 /CNW/ - CIBC announced today it is donating $100,000 focused on providing immediate humanitarian aid following the recent terrorist attacks in Israel.

"The horrific events that have unfolded in the last few days have created a dire need for humanitarian assistance to support those affected by the recent attacks and the escalating conflict," said Stephen Forbes, Executive Vice-President, Purpose, Brand and Corporate Affairs, CIBC. "We are joining Canadians and people around the world in standing against terrorism, while supporting efforts to help provide aid for those affected by the violence. We hope for the safety of civilians and our thoughts are with all those touched personally by these tragic events."

Funds will be used to provide immediate and ongoing relief efforts, shelter and safety.

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For further information: Deborah Rowe, CIBC Communications & Public Affairs, 416-586-7019