Beyond financial support, Canadian youth benefit from scoops, smiles and clubs across Canada
TORONTO, November 2, 2022 – Baskin-Robbins Canada presented a cheque for $25,000 to BGC Canada today in support of the organization’s life-enhancing programs for Canadian youth. The funds were raised from August to October thanks to an annual, in-store fundraiser during the back-to-school season, that Baskin-Robbins Canada has been running for the past five years. To date, the program has helped to raise more than $100,000 for BGC Canada.
“Our work with BGC Canada is one of the highlights of the year,” says Natalie Joseph, representative for Baskin-Robbins Canada. “We are truly honoured to able to join forces with BGC Canada and our guests to support Canadian youth.”
“Ice cream and kids just belong together. We are proud to be celebrating five years of collaboration with Baskin-Robbins Canada.”, said Rachael MacKenzie-Neill, Vice President, Marketing & Development at BGC Canada. “Their support for youth makes a difference in communities across the country.”
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About Baskin-Robbins Canada
Baskin-Robbins was founded in 1945 by two ice cream enthusiasts who shared a dream to create an innovative ice cream shop that would be a neighborhood gathering place for families. Celebrating 51 years in Canada this fall, Baskin-Robbins operates 107 locations in Ontario, Quebec, Manitoba and British Columbia. Each year, more than 300 million people around the world visit Baskin-Robbins to enjoy some of the close to 1,400 flavours available in the brand’s ice cream library, as well as its assortment of frozen treats including frozen beverages, sundaes, Polar Pizza ice cream treats and ice cream cakes. For more information on Baskin-Robbins Canada or any of its locations, visit baskinrobbins.ca.
About BGC Canada
For 120+ years, BGC Canada has been creating opportunities for millions of Canadian kids and teens. As Canada’s largest child and youth serving charitable organization, our Clubs open their doors to young people and their families at 775 locations nationwide. During out-of-school hours in small and large cities, and rural and Indigenous communities, our trained staff and volunteers provide programs and services that help young people realize positive outcomes in self-expression, academics, healthy living, physical activity, job readiness, mental health, leadership, and more. Opportunity changes everything. Learn more at bgccan.com and follow us on social media @BGCCAN.
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