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Saputo renews financial commitment to Grand défi Pierre Lavoie

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Saputo Inc. announced the renewal of its long-standing partnership with the Grand défi Pierre Lavoie (GDPL), a non-profit organization representing one of the largest health movements in Québec.

To support this societal change of adopting a healthy lifestyle, Saputo is contributing more than $2.1 million over four years to fund two signature events: La Course, a 270 kilometre youth running relay, and the 1,000 kilometre cycling relay, the upcoming edition of which is taking place from June 13 to 16, 2019.

“Saputo has been with us since the beginning. Their support has been steadfast in helping us focus on our mission to get people moving,” said Pierre Lavoie, founder of GDPL. “In 2018 alone, we had over 527,000 participants take part in our challenges and I am thrilled to further pursue our adventure towards a healthier Québec with Saputo and their employees by our side.”


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