Media advisory & photo opportunity - Star-studded cast of celebrities join in
29th anniversary of CIBC Miracle Day to help raise millions for kids-in-need
Funds to support children's charities in communities all across Canada
TORONTO, Nov. 27, 2013 /CNW/ - CIBC (CM: TSX) (CM: NYSE) — On December
4(th), a star-studded cast of celebrities will be joining CIBC traders and
advisors on the trading floor to help raise millions for kids-in-need during
the 29(th) annual CIBC Miracle Day.
Celebrities include iconic multi-platinum Grammy-nominated Canadian singers
and songwriters, world-class professional athletes, and Baseball and Football
Hall of Fame inductees helping to raise money for children's charities across
Canada. Last year, Hollywood superstar and philanthropist Mark Wahlberg helped
CIBC raise a record $4.5 million for kids-in-need.
WHO: Surprise cast of celebrity guests.
CIBC traders and brokers.
Children and charity representatives.
WHAT: Join our celebrities and CIBC employees as they help raise money
for children's charities
WHEN: Dec. 4, 2013 at 9:30-11:00 AM EST
WHERE: 161 Bay Street, 7(th) floor, Toronto
WHY: CIBC Miracle Day is an employee-driven event and one of Canada's
largest single-day fundraiser for children's charities. Each
year on CIBC Miracle Day, CIBC traders and advisors donate their
fees and commissions to improve the health, education,
well-being, and overall quality of life of kids-in-need.
Media must pre-register to join celebrities on CIBC's trading floor. To
register, please contact Jessica Botelho-Carinci at 416-980-8859 or
About CIBC Miracle Day
CIBC Miracle Day is the annual flagship fundraising event for the CIBC
Children's Foundation. On CIBC Miracle Day, CIBC's wholesale banking employees
and CIBC Wood Gundy Investment Advisors donate their fees and commissions to
organizations that support kids in our communities. Through the efforts of
employees and clients $4.5 million was raised in Canada in 2012, for a total
of nearly $69 million donated to hundreds of children's charities across
Canada since 1984. To learn more, visit www.cibc.com/miracleday.
CIBC is a leading North American financial institution with 11 million
personal banking and business clients. 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 Kids, Cures and
Community, 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 2012, CIBC contributed more than $38
million to more than 1,900 charitable and non-profit initiatives in 450
communities. You can find other news releases and information about CIBC in
our Press Centre on our corporate website at www.cibc.com.
Media contact: Kevin Dove, Head of External Communications & Media Relations,
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