Community Partnership Announcement - Canadian Pacific and Breakfast Club of
Canada partner against children's hunger
TORONTO, May 1, 2013
CP contributes $100,000 to breakfast program for thousands of Toronto children
TORONTO, May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - A Toronto-area program that provides a
nourishing breakfast for small children every school morning will now be able
to expand its services to reach more kids, thanks to support by Canadian
Canadian Pacific and the Breakfast Club of Canada (BCC) have announced the
railway has contributed $100,000 with $50,000 earmarked for the opening of 16
new clubs, benefitting about 3,200 children.
The remaining $50,000 will support the existing 66 clubs in Toronto schools
that already reach 18,167 children every morning.
"We are excited Canadian Pacific has joined us in advancing the Breakfast Club
of Canada mission throughout the Greater Toronto Area," said Daniel Germain,
Founding President of the Breakfast Club of Canada. "As a community we need to
show our children that the way to success in life, is through having success
in school. Starting their day in a safe, inclusive environment, with a
nourishing meal is an important part of that success equation. We thank CP for
"Canadian Pacific values the important role of the Breakfast Club of Canada in
providing so many young children a nourishing start to the day," said CP Chief
Executive Officer, E. Hunter Harrison. "Our railway is pleased to be
supporting the BCC and the work its doing in improving the quality of
children's lives through their in-school nutritional programming."
Germain added organizations like Canadian Pacific make BCC a leader in the
solution to Canada's growing levels of food insecurity in youth, the widening
of the nutritional food gap, and ever increasing student productivity and
About Breakfast Club of Canada
Breakfast Club of Canada celebrates their role as a National leader in
nutritional programming in schools, and their role as an advocate for the
children in the public school system. BCC provides supports, leadership, food
supplies, equipment, training and significant financial assistance for
in-school breakfast clubs for children of all ages.
About Canadian Pacific
Canadian Pacific (TSX:CP)(NYSE:CP) is a transcontinental railway in Canada and
the United States with direct links to eight major ports, including Vancouver
and Montreal, providing North American customers a competitive rail service
with access to key markets in every corner of the globe. CP is a low-cost
provider that is growing with its customers, offering a suite of freight
transportation services, logistics solutions and supply chain expertise. Visit
cpr.ca to see the rail advantages of Canadian Pacific.
SOURCE Canadian Pacific
Breakfast Club of Canada
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