Toronto, ON, Oct. 2, 2013 – Purolator Inc. is pleased to announce that it has been awarded the Change Maker award by the Daily Bread Food Bank at its annual Best in Class ceremony. The award recognizes Purolator’s contributions to the cause of fighting hunger across the country, including the Purolator Tackle Hunger® program.
“We are very grateful and proud to be recognized with Daily Bread Food Bank’s Change Maker award,” said Ramsey Mansour, Purolator’s Vice President of Marketing. “Credit must certainly go to all our teammates, customers and partners, who never fail to rise to the challenge when it comes to supporting this meaningful cause.”
Purolator has been a supporter of Daily Bread Food Bank for more than a decade and has raised close to $300,000 in cash and food donations for the food bank during this time.
About Purolator’s commitment to alleviating hunger
As Canada’s leading integrated freight and parcel solutions provider with national resources of more than 12,000 teammates, more than 3,000 courier vehicles and the ability to reach almost every destination point in Canada, Purolator is committed to helping alleviate hunger in the communities where it operates. As part of this commitment, Purolator works closely with its teammates, customers and food banks across Canada to collect donations and help raise awareness about the issue of hunger in Canada. Since its inception in 2003, Purolator Tackle Hunger has helped deliver the equivalent of more than 6 million pounds of food to food banks across Canada.