Mondelēz Canada is donating over $1 million to community organizations and frontline healthcare workers
By CNW Group Ltd.General
TORONTO, April 9, 2020 /CNW/ – Mondelēz Canada today announced it is donating over $1 million worth of financial and in-kind support to frontline health care workers and community partners advancing emergency relief and critical food stability efforts in Canada during the COVID-19 pandemic. This includes support for Food Banks Canada, Moisson Montréal, Second Harvest, The Good Shepherd and Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada.
This weekend, Mondelēz Canada is contributing more than 4,000 Easter treats, including OREO Eggs, CADBURY CREME EGGs, and CADBURY DAIRY MILK Bunnies, specifically to frontline healthcare workers in Toronto, providing some Easter cheer as a show of appreciation on behalf of Canadians everywhere for their important service to the community.
“Mondelēz Canada has an important role to play in supporting those on the frontlines of this crisis and in helping the communities and populations hit hardest by COVID-19. We are committing over $1 million in cash and in-kind donations, that includes a thank you to frontline health care workers in the GTA and support to further the impactful work of local community partners across Canada who are providing food security and assistance to the people who need it most.” said Martin Parent, President, Mondelēz Canada.
“Communities from coast to coast rely on Boys and Girls Clubs in times of crisis,” said Owen Charters, President and CEO, Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada. “We thank Mondelēz Canada for this donation that will help our members across the country rally to support our neighbours in need.”
Mondelēz Canada will continue to monitor the rapidly changing situation and provide further updates as appropriate. This support is part of the global Mondelēz International commitment to donate $15 million, in cash and in-kind donations, to community partners around the world.
About Mondelēz International
Mondelēz International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDLZ) empowers people to snack right in approximately 150 countries around the world. With 2018 net revenues of approximately $26 billion, MDLZ is leading the future of snacking with iconic global and local brands such as Oreo, belVita and LU biscuits; Cadbury Dairy Milk, Milka and Toblerone chocolate; Sour Patch Kids candy and Trident gum. Mondelēz International is a proud member of the Standard and Poor’s 500, Nasdaq 100 and Dow Jones Sustainability Index. Fine out more about Mondelēz Canada here or visit www.mondelezinternational.com or follow the company on Twitter at www.twitter.com/MDLZ.