Members of Luminus Financial and Filipino Centre Toronto Raises Over $50,000 in
Support of Victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines
TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 11/29/13 -- Luminus Financial
(Luminus) is pleased to announce that it has raised over $50,000 in
support of the victims affected by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.
"The success of Luminus' typhoon relief efforts would not have been
possible without the members of Luminus and Filipino Centre Toronto,"
said George De La Rosa, CEO of Luminus Financial. "Our team at
Luminus is both touched and proud to see the tremendous support we
have received from the community of Toronto. I would like to extend
our appreciation to the Ontario Credit Union Charitable Foundation
for facilitating our efforts through their CanHelp program."
The Canadian government is extending the deadline for matching
donations for Philippine Typhoon Haiyan relief to December 23 from
December 9. To continue its efforts, Luminus will extend its Clearly
Better Giving campaign and previously announced free remittance
program until December 23, 2013 to give our members a platform to
continue showing their support for the Philippines.
For more information and for those who wish to donate to the typhoon
relief fund, please visit
About Luminus Financial
Luminus Financial (formerly Starnews), an Ontario credit union, was
founded in 1951. Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, Luminus provides
banking products and services, including business and personal
banking, loans, investment products and insurance to over 4,500
Renamed in 2011, Luminus is the designated credit union for employees
of Toronto Star, Metroland, Air Canada, Globe and Mail, Campbell's
and Metro. In 2013, Luminus partnered with BDO Unibank Inc. in the
Philippines to launch the credit union's "Remit Now, Pay Later"
campaign featuring low-cost remittance programs to facilitate a
cost-effective way for members of the Filipino community in Canada to
send funds to their family and loved ones still living in the
Members of Luminus are also owners of the credit union. At Luminus,
members have access to financial services at the least possible cost.
Additionally, Luminus' profits are shared with its members in the
form of bonus interest on deposits and interest rebates on loans and
More information on Luminus Financial is available at
George De La Rosa
Chief Executive Officer
416.366.5534 ext. 227 or Toll Free: 1.877.782.7639
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