This year, CIBC hosted their 8th annual Swap for a Cause event. Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada was thrilled to participate this year as a group of 250 CIBC executives and professionals came together for an evening of networking and activities that benefit a number of participating charities.

The evening included a charity clothing swap, a surprise balloon pop, a live DJ, door prizes, and a large live auction featuring items from local charities, with funds raised going directly to each organization. To-date, this event has raised over $85,000 for the Foundation’s Teddy Bear Fund to support vulnerable children, youth, and families in Toronto.

The Swap for a Cause event is a great example of Workplace Giving, bringing employees together to raise critical funds and awareness for issues affecting their community.

Looking for ways to get your workplace into the giving spirit? You can learn more about hosting your own Workplace Giving fundraisers here.

 

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The Children's Aid Foundation of Canada funds programs to help Canada's most vulnerable children and youth, those who have experienced or are at risk of abuse and neglect, overcome the obstacles in life that prevent them from reaching their full potential. We are committed to giving ongoing support to those who need it most.

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