Give a Little, Help a Lot™ and SMILE campaigns raise $760K for local charities across Canada

Give a Little, Help a Lot™ and SMILE campaigns raise $760K for local 
charities across Canada 
BRAMPTON, ON, July 15, 2013 /CNW/ - (TSX: L) - Real Canadian Superstore(®), 
Zehrs(®), Loblaws(®), Your Independent Grocers(®), Provigo(®), Maxi(®), 
Atlantic Superstore(®) and no frills(®), among other Loblaw Companies 
Limited (Loblaw) banner stores, across Canada are pleased to announce that 
their Give a Little, Help a Lot™ and SMILE campaigns have raised $760K that 
will be distributed to local charities across Canada. 
"The results of the Give a Little, Help a Lot™ and SMILE fundraising 
campaigns are a testament to the generosity of our customers and employees," 
said Peggy Hornell, senior director, Community Investment, Loblaw Companies 
Limited. "This campaign goes to show that a small $2 donation can add up 
quickly and result in making a big difference in the lives of those in our 
Since 2008, more than $4.1 million has been raised through the Give a Little, 
Help a Lot™ and SMILE campaigns to assist local charities across Canada. For 
example, YMCA Ontario, SickKids Hospital in Toronto, Children's Hospital of 
Eastern Ontario in Ottawa, London Health Sciences in London, Breakfast for 
Learning across Canada, Kidsport in Ontario and across Western Canada, Janeway 
Children's Hospital in Newfoundland and in Halifax, IWK Health Centre. 
Loblaw's commitment to supporting Canada's communities focuses on four key 
areas, President's Choice(®) Children's Charity, healthy active kids, 
feeding our neighbours and greening our communities. 
About Loblaw Companies Limited TSX: L 
Loblaw Companies Limited, a subsidiary of George Weston Limited, is Canada's 
largest food retailer and a leading provider of drugstore, general merchandise 
and financial products and services. Loblaw is one of the largest private 
sector employers in Canada. With more than 1,000 corporate and franchised 
stores from coast to coast, Loblaw and its franchisees employ more than 
134,000 full-time and part-time employees. Through its portfolio of store 
formats, Loblaw is committed to providing Canadians with a wide, growing and 
successful range of products and services to meet the everyday household 
demands of Canadian consumers. Loblaw is known for the quality, innovation and 
value of its food offering. It offers Canada's strongest control (private) 
label program, including the unique President's Choice(®), no name(®) and 
Joe Fresh(® )brands. In addition, the Company makes available to consumers 
President's Choice Financial(® )services and offers the PC(®) points and PC 
Plus™ loyalty program. 
For more information or to request an interview, please contact: Loblaw 
Public Relations or (905) 459-2500 
SOURCE: Loblaw Companies Limited 
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