Bloomex Sponsors Canadian Cancer Society CIBC Run for the Cure 2019

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CCS Pink Ribbon CIBC Logo
CCS Pink Ribbon CIBC Logo
OTTAWA, Ontario - Sept. 10, 2019 - PRLog -- Bloomex is proud to be a returning sponsor of the Canadian Cancer Society CIBC Run for the Cure on Sunday, October 6, 2019. The Run will be held this year at 57 sites across Canada. Bloomex is delighted to donate over 7600 pink carnations to all breast cancer survivors and to those currently living with breast cancer. The flowers will be handed out during special ceremonies at each participating site on Run Day.

The CIBC Run for the Cure unites a collective of Canadians who are a force-for-life in the face of breast cancer. Since the Run began more than 20 years ago with a small group of volunteers in Toronto's High Park, it has raised almost $445 million for breast cancer research and support. Today, it's the largest single day, volunteer-led event in support of the breast cancer cause. Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among Canadian women and the Run provides people with breast cancer, their families and friends the chance to honour loved ones while making a promise to help make breast cancer beatable.

"It's an honour for Bloomex to help support the Canadian Cancer Society CIBC Run for the Cure," says Sue McDonald, Director of PR and Partnerships at Bloomex. "Breast cancer affects so many Canadians and the Run brings people together from coast to coast with one purpose in mind: to create a world where no one fears breast cancer. We want to do everything we can to support that vital cause, and to recognize the courage and tenacity of those affected by breast cancer."

"We are so grateful for the support we receive from Bloomex," says Carly Schur, National Director of Corporate Programs for the Canadian Cancer Society. "It's because of the funds raised through the Run that we know more than ever before about how to prevent, diagnose, treat and live with and beyond breast cancer and help people with breast cancer live their lives more fully."

About Bloomex Canada

Bloomex is the largest florist in Canada. Orders are taken and processed through the company's site or by phone, and then delivered to customers via local courier. In addition to flowers, Bloomex offers a variety of other gift items including plants, gift baskets, gourmet foods, sweets and treats, balloons and other items. The company serves Canada, the US, and Australia.

About Canadian Cancer Society

The Canadian Cancer Society is a national community-based organization whose mission is the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life of people living with cancer. When you want to know more about cancer, visit our website or call our toll-free, bilingual Cancer Information Service at 1 888 939-3333.

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