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National Partner - CIBC
CIBC is a committed member of the Canadian Cancer Society's corporate family. Lending support to national and local initiatives like the CIBC Run for the Cure, Daffodil Ball and Eat to the Beat programs, CIBC is a leader in supporting research, treatment and support programs for those affected by cancer.
Through its unwavering support for 20-plus years, CIBC and its employees have helped grow the CIBC Run for the Cure into the largest single-day, volunteer-led event dedicated to raising funds for breast cancer in Canada. Recognizing the passion its employees had for the cause, CIBC became title sponsor in 1997. Since then, CIBC clients, employees, their families and friends have raised millions of dollars through pledges and fundraising efforts.
Each year, more than 15,000 Team CIBC members join thousands of Canadians at the Run to help make breast cancer beatable.
Visit cibcrunforthecure.com to learn more about the CIBC Run for the Cure.
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