JLL Canada kicks off 2023 campaign in support of Breakfast Club of Canada, marking over $200,000 raised during its 2022 campaign
The campaign supports Breakfast Club of Canada’s mission to give children access to a nutritious breakfast before school
MONTREAL, April 25, 2023—JLL Canada announced today the kick off of the 2023 campaign in support of Breakfast Club of Canada and that it raised over $200,000 during its 2022 Feeding Children’s Potential campaign.
The campaign runs throughout the year and engages clients and employees in different activities aimed at supporting the Club’s mission to give children access to a nutritious breakfast before school, in an environment that nurtures their self-esteem and confidence.
Notable events in 2022 included a Trivia Challenge in Toronto, raising $30,000, the annual national Virtual Silent Auction raising over $7,000, golf events in Calgary and Montreal totalling over $38,000, a basketball tournament in Calgary raising over $13,000 and the Season of Service in all participating shopping centres managed by JLL nationally, raising $60,000.
“Every year we are grateful by the amount of support and dedication we see to support this incredible cause led by Breakfast Club of Canada and its President and CEO, Tommy Kulczyk. We know that our efforts are benefiting future generations to continue their education, pursue their interests and explore their passions,” said Alan MacKenzie, CEO of JLL Canada.
“We are proud to include both employees and clients from all over Canada to help support our fundraising activities, creating a sense of community knowing children will have better opportunities and access to a healthy breakfast through Breakfast Club of Canada,” said Vanessa Lester, Head of Marketing, JLL Canada.
For almost 30 years, Breakfast Club of Canada has been nourishing children’s potential by ensuring as many of them as possible have access to nutritious breakfast every day and the energy to learn. Breakfast programs put forward solutions adapted to local resources and needs, in addition, to fostering a safe and inclusive environment. Operating from coast-to-coast-to-coast, Breakfast Club of Canada helps reach more than 580,000 students every day in over 3,500 programs.
“Children still face unprecedented challenges regarding access to healthy food, social development and mental health. We are so grateful to JLL Canada for their longstanding support of Breakfast Club of Canada, to help ensure kids are getting access to healthy food choices.,” said Tommy Kulczyk, President and CEO, Breakfast Club of Canada.
To learn more about the Feeding Children’s Potential campaign, click here.
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About Breakfast Club of Canada
Since 1994, Breakfast Club of Canada has been working with partners from all sectors to help children access a nutritious breakfast and reach their full potential. Accredited by Imagine Canada for its effective governance and recognized by Aliments du Québec for its promotion of local food products, the Club helps reach more than 580 000 children in over 3,500 school nutrition programs across the country. The ultimate goal is breakfast for every child, every day. To learn more, visit breakfastclubcanada.org or follow us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn.
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