Mondelēz Canada donating more than $1M to aid healthcare workers and communities
April 13, 2020, Toronto, Ont. – Mondelēz Canada is donating more than $1 million worth of financial and in-kind support to front-line healthcare 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.
“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,” said Martin Parent, president, Mondelēz Canada.
“We are committing over $1 million in cash and in-kind donations, that includes a thank you to front-line healthcare 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.”
“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 says it will continue to monitor the rapidly changing situation and provide further updates as appropriate. The 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.