Target Canada is donating $25,000 to the Canadian Red Cross to assist with relief efforts in Lac-Mégantic. “Our thoughts are with the people of Lac-Mégantic. Our hearts go out to all of those affected by this tragedy, and we hope we can give a helping hand to the residents and families still going through a tough time,” said Tony Fisher, president, Target Canada.
Target will open 25 stores in Quebec in the fall of 2013. The company is dedicated to being a good neighbour in all it does, and donates 5% of its profit to local communities to provide better access to healthy food, active play and education for children and families.
Minneapolis-based Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) serves guests at 1,832 stores – 1,784 in the United States and 48 in Canada – and at Target.com. Since 1946, Target has given 5 percent of its profit through community grants and programs; today, that giving equals more than $4 million a week. For more information about Target’s commitment to corporate responsibility, visit target.ca/corporateresponsibility.