MISSISSAUGA, ON, June 22, 2013 /CNW/ - Target Canada is donating $50,000 to
the Canadian Red Cross to assist with flood relief efforts in Alberta.
"Our thoughts are with the people of Calgary and the other affected
communities in southern Alberta today. Our hearts go out to all of those
impacted by the flooding, and we hope Target can help our neighbours in those
communities recover quickly from this disaster," said Tony Fisher, president,
On May 6, Target opened 10 stores in Alberta, including 6 stores in Calgary.
The company is dedicated to being a good neighbour in all it does, and donates
5% of its profit to local communities to provide better access to healthy
food, active play and education for children and families.
Minneapolis-based Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) serves guests at 1,832 stores
- 1,784 in the United States and 48 in Canada - and at Target.com. Since
1946, Target has given 5 percent of its profit through community grants and
programs; today, that giving equals more than $4 million a week. For more
information about Target's commitment to corporate responsibility, visit
Lisa Gibson, Target Public Relations, (289) 261-1221 Target Media Hotline,
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