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Corporate Partners & Sponsors

Our Corporate Partners in Action

The Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation is grateful for the support of over 35 companies and brands across Canada who contribute to the Foundation's work through national cause-related marketing programs and/or sponsorship of the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure. 

Below are further details of our corporate programs which demonstrate their commitment and the impact of their involvement with the Foundation. These champions of the cause, together with a vast network of donors and volunteers, allow the the Foundation to continue leading significant advancements towards our vision of creating a future without breast cancer.

 

 

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Addition Elle

Each October, Addition Elle contributes $5 from the sale of any two bras to the Foundation.

Benefit to the Foundation: $5 from the sale of any two bras with an annual maximum commitment of $50,000

Products available for purchase: At Addition Elle

Program active: October

Total number of years as a partner: Since 2005

 

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Canpar Courier

Canpar Courier commends all those individuals who will take part to make the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure a reality, and joins in every participant's desire to create a future without breast cancer. Canpar Courier supports the Run on a year-round basis, providing ground transportation to Run sites across Canada.

Canpar Courier's cumulative in-kind contribution now exceeds $1.3 million!

Benefit to the Foundation: National Sponsor, Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure

Total number of years as a partner: Since 1999

 
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Cashmere®

The White Cashmere Collection, unique in the world, is the first and only fashion collection entirely crafted in pure, soft and luxurious sheets of Cashmere Bathroom Tissue – Canada’s bestselling brand.

A fund- and awareness-raiser for women and their families affected by breast cancer, the White Cashmere Collection highlights the brand’s ongoing commitment to CBCF and heralds the annual return of limited-edition Pink Cashmere, with twenty-five cents from the sale of every package going directly to CBCF throughout October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

For more details and to view the collection visit www.cashmere.ca

Benefit to the Foundation: Partnership fee with a special promotion during the month of October where Kruger contributes $0.25 from the sale of Cashmere Pink to a maximum contribution of $50,000

Products available for purchase: At grocery, drug and mass merchandise stores across Canada

Program active: January - December

Total number of years as a partner: Since 2005


 
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CIBC

CIBC is the title sponsor of the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure, and the Foundation’s overall leading corporate partner.  

Through their unwavering support over the past 20 years, CIBC and its employees have helped us grow the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure into the largest single day event dedicated to raising funds for breast cancer in Canada and a gold standard for cause partnerships.

CIBC’s involvement started at a grassroots level in support of a colleague with breast cancer. Recognizing the passion its employees had for this cause, CIBC became title sponsor in 1997. Since then, CIBC employees, their families, clients and friends have raised over $39 million through pledges, fundraising efforts and events.

As part of their long term commitment to providing hope and support to those living with breast cancer and their families, CIBC is proud to invite Canadians to write messages of love and inspiration to family and friends who have been touched by breast cancer on a dedicated “Wall of Hope” in CIBC branches across Canada, online, and at every Run site.

Team CIBC is led by a group of passionate volunteer ’Run Champions‘ who are responsible for team registration and fundraising, training branch employees on donation procedures, and contributing to Run planning for each of the Run sites across the country.

To learn more, click here.

Program name: Title Sponsor, Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure

Benefit to the Foundation: One hundred percent of the net proceeds raised from CIBC Pink Collection™ products, and funds raised by Team CIBC and their "Go Paperless" program

Total number of years as a partner: Since 1983; Title Sponsor of the Run since 1997​


 
 
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Creative Planogram

​​Creative Planogram is a proud supporter of the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. Their Eyewear Pink sunglasses collection is dedicated to all the women and men who have been affected by breast cancer. The eyewear Pink collection are named after survivors who have shared their stories and inspired the community.

Benefit to the Foundation: Partnership fee of $10,000

Product available: Eyewear Pink products in pharmacies, convenience and groceries stores in Canada  



Program active: January 1, 2016-December 31, 2016

 
 

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Dominion Blueline

​​Dominion Blueline Inc. is a Canadian-owned company that manufactures and distributes superior quality office products designed to help you be more efficient in your day to day life. Through its Pink Ribbon Collection, Blueline has developed products with pink and black covers that carry a stylized pink ribbon, as well as information about CBCF and the breast cancer cause.

Partnership history: Blueline has contributed over $850,000 to CBCF since 2007

Benefit to the Foundation: Annual minimum commitment of $50,000 through a contribution of 10% of net sales of specially marked products.

Products available for purchase: Pink Ribbon Collection planners, notebooks, memo pads and desk calendars

Program Active: Available year round at stationary retail locations


 
 

 

Columbia Sportswear

Benefit to the Foundation: Annual minimum commitment of $25,000 through a contribution of $2 ($1 where the retailer is a Columbia-branded and owned retailer) of the sale of specially marked products.

Products available for purchase: Specially marked Jackets, Long Sleeves, T-shirts, Leggings, Hats and Caps.

Program Active: July 2015 - July 2016

Total number of years as a partner: Since 2015

 
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Galien

Galien is a proud partner with the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. Galien is a licensed distributor of Bauerfeind Performance & Training 20-30 Compression Stockings in Canada.

Benefit to the Foundation: $5.00 from each sale of Special Edition Bauerfeind Performace| Training 20-30 Compression Stockings will be contributed to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation with a minimum commitment of $15,000.

Product available: Special Edition Bauerfeind Performance & Training 20-30 Compression Stockings

Program active: September 26th to November 18, 2016

Total number of years as a partner: Since 2016


 
 




Hillberg and Berk Accessories

Hillberg and Berk minimum annual contribution of $10,000.

Benefit to the foundation: 10% of proceeds from the wholesale and/or retail sale of Hillberg and Berk Accessories Inc. from sale of breast cancer awareness necklace and earrings.

Products available: Breast Cancer Awareness Necklace and Earrings

Program active: September 1, 2015 - August 30th, 2016

Total number of years as a partner: Since 2015

 
 

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Ice River Spring

Ice River Springs is a proud supporter of the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. Celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2015, Ice River Springs is committed to reducing energy consumption, recycling plastic and minimizing its carbon footprint.

Benefit to the Foundation: $0.25 from every unit of bottled water sold will be donated to the Foundation with a minimum commitment of $50,000.

Products available: Great Value, Compliments, Ice River Green, Arrowhead, Nosh & Co

Program active: January 1, 2016-December 31, 2016

 
 
 
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K2

Proud supporter of breast cancer causes internationally, K2 supports CBCF through its 'Pink Ribbon' line of women's K2 Skis, K2 Snowboards and K2 Skates, as well as TUBBS Snowshoes all bearing the pink ribbon to represent their commitment to creating a future without breast cancer. Further encouraging active recreation, K2 also hosts an annual TUBBS Romp to Stomp snowshoe fundraising event in Ontario.

Partnership history: Dedicated national partner since 2004 with over $400,000 raised for CBCF

Benefit to the Foundation: Annual partnership fee

Products Promoting Breast Cancer Awareness: K2 Pink Ribbon Skis, K2 Snowboards, K2 Skates and TUBBS Snowshoes can be found at sporting goods retailers across Canada

Program Active:  Year round

Total number of years as a partner: Since 2004​

 
 
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Kernels Popcorn

Kernels Popcorn is a proud supporter of the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation! Twice a year, Kernels turns their blue and white branded popcorn bags PINK during their Pink Bag event. With the sale of every medium sized pink bag, Kernels contributes funds to the Foundation with a minimum annual contribution of $25,000. Kernels also has a virtual gift available online where 10% of the card's value is contributed back to CBCF.

Partnership history: Partner since 2004 with over $400,690 contributed to the Foundation 

Program name: Pink Bag event

Benefit to the Foundation: $80 for each case of pink bags sold to franchise owners to make an annual minimum commitment of $25,000.  Additionally, Kernels has a virtual gift available online where 10% of the card's value is contributed back to CBCF

Products available for purchase: Medium pink popcorn bags available at Kernels locations across the country and virtual gift cards available online

Program active: Fall and Spring

Total number of years as a partner: Since 2004​

 
 
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KitchenAid

Since 2002 KitchenAid has contributed over $3.1 million to CBCF through the Cook for the Cure program and sales of their Pink Portables, including the iconic Raspberry Ice Stand Mixer.

In 2015 KitchenAid will continue their title sponsorship of the third annual Culinary Showdown, which is an exclusive fundraising event that sets the tone for true culinary education. Celebrity chefs will coach participants on epicurean techniques in preparation for an evening showdown where teams will compete for victory.

Visit www.cook4thecure.ca to learn more about the KitchenAid Cook for the Cure program.

Program name: KitchenAid Cook for the Cure

Products available for purchase: Department stores and independent retailers

Program active: Year round

Total Number of years as a partner: Since 2002​

 
 
 
 

Konica Minolta

Konica Minolta Business Solutions offers customized solutions for document imaging needs. A proud supporter of the Foundation since 2010, they have committed to a contribution of $25,000 in 2015.

 
 
 
 
The Pink Mitten Campaign 
 

Kootenay Knit & Apparel

Kootenay Knit & Apparel, creators of the iconic Pink Mitten Campaign, have returned in 2014. For every pair of pink knitted mittens with pink ribbon appliqué sold, Kootenay will contribute 10% to the CBCF. 

Partnership history: Kootenay is proud of their support of the CBCF, and their contribution of more than $430,000 since the start of our partnership in 2010

Benefit to the Foundation: Annual minimum commitment of $50,000 per year, based on 10% contribution per product sold

Products available for purchase: Pink mittens ($10.00)

Program active: Fall and Winter

Total Number of years as a partner: Since 2010

 
 
 
 
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Landmark GP

Landmark GP is pleased to support the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation with their 'POWER OF PINK' Tool and Hardware Accessories. Crafted from the finest materials for renovating and construction, Landmark's POWER OF PINK campaign.

To learn more about Landmark GP, click here.

Benefit to the Foundation:  Minimum commitment of $23,000 per year, based on 10% contribution per product sold

Products available for purchase
Landmark has 8 products available:

  • 11 pocket tool apron - 2 sizes
  • 16 oz Pink Fiberglass Hammer
  • Pink Utility Knife
  • Pink Spirit Level
  • Pink Tape Measure
  • 16" Pink Nested Tool Box
  • Pink Hard Hat

Only available at Home Hardware Stores and Building Centers in Canada

Program active: Year round

Total Number of years as a partner: Since 2011​

 
 
 
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MAX! Canadian Healthy Vending

MAX! Canadian Healthy Vending is Canada's largest healthy vending company. We are committed to bringing healthy snacks and drink solutions to Canadian workers and students because we truly believe that eating well is a key ingredient to our overall wellness.

Benefit to the Foundation: A minimum commitment of $50,000 based on a contribution of $120 annually per MAX! Healthy Vending Machine in market. Plus $60 per MAX! classic snack machines.

Products available for purchase: MAX! healthy vending machines are available in lunch rooms, employee lounges, offices factories, schools, hotels and hospitals nationwide

Program active: Year round

Total Number of years as a partner: Since 2012​



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NaceCare Solutions

NaceCare Solutions is a proud supporter of the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. NaceCare Solutions is proud to provide a full array of first class systems and equipment for the commercial and industrial cleaning industry.

Benefit to the Foundation: $10 from every domestic vacuum cleaner Het 200 (Hetty) sold will be donated to the Foundation with a minimum commitment of $10,000.

Product available: Domestic Vacuum Cleaner Het 200 (Hetty) Program active: July 1, 2016-June 30, 2017

Total number of years as a partner: Since 2016



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Penningtons

As Canada’s premier plus-size brand, Penningtons is committed to empowering all women and providing fashion with an expert fit. As a proud supporter of the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, Penningtons has helped raise awareness and encouraged fundraising over the past 10 years. This year, their Step Forward program which motivates women to make well-being a part of their lifestyle by setting monthly challenges is in tribute to those affected by Breast Cancer. This month’s challenge encourages women from all walks of life to share their stories and diverse experiences with the disease. Penningtons has also created a line of ActiveZone active wear to promote the campaign, and are donating $5 from every 2 ActiveZone items and bras purchased to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. Breast Cancer affects us all, and we hope that all women can come together and support the cause with us at www.penningtons.com.

 
 
 



PepsiCo Beverages Canada

Since 2010, our partnership with the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation is a great source of pride for the employees of PepsiCo Beverages Canada.

Through our PureLeaf and Dole brands we are National Suppliers of the 2015 Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure, and are committed to giving back to the many communities we operate in around the country.

We aim to play a responsible and supportive role in the health and wellness of all Canadians and to leave a positive imprint on society. Involvement with this incredible event is also part of our ongoing commitment to the total well being of our employees.
 
Breast cancer touches many lives and finding a cure is important for our employees and, therefore, very important to us as a company. We are inspired by the great work the Foundation does and pledge our support in working together towards a future without breast cancer.
 
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Purex®

Purex Bathroom Tissue is a proud supporter of the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, providing support and hope to Canadian women. Purex is committed to raising awareness of the Foundation through messaging on mass media and on-pack communication. Purex helps the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation fund innovative research that improves the quality of life for women and families affected by breast cancer. Purex and the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation are helping to create a future without breast cancer.

Purex is a premium quality bathroom tissue that provides pure comfort. To learn more, visit www.purex.ca.

Benefit to the Foundation: Partnership fee

Products available for purchase: At grocery and mass merchandise stores across Western Canada

Program active: Year-round with limited edition Purex® Pink available in the Fall

Total number of years as a partner: Since 2005​

 
 

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Scotties®

Since 2005, Scotties® has helped the Foundation fund innovative research that improves the quality of life for women and families affected by breast cancer.

The 2015 Scotties® tribute box will be featured along with a variety of other tribute box designs available at participating retailers from the beginning of September through December.  The tribute box design was selected by fan votes and Scotties donated an additional $10k to the Foundation for every vote!

Benefit to the Foundation: Partnership fee

Program active: September - December

Total number of years as partner: Since 2005

 
 







Shop4Charity

Shop 4 Charity has launched the 99 Day Calendar Sweepstakes. 75% of net proceeds will be contributed to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation.
 

Calendars start at only $30 each. Plus, our multi-packs make it easy to offer calendars as gifts to friends and family! Packs of 3 are only $60, or get 10 for $100, 25 for $190 or 40 for $250. Plus applicable taxes. With every calendar purchased†, you will receive 3 virtual balloons for the $1 Million Dollar Balloon Race. You could win† cash every hour, a $2,000 Transat Travel Voucher every day, and $10,000 dollars every week. Visit http://99daysweepstakes.ca/index.aspx to purchase† your calendars today.

†No purchase necessary. Math skill test required to win any prize. Open January 23, 2017 to March 24, 2017 to legal residents of Canada (excluding Quebec) who have reached the age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence. Odds of winning most prizes depend on the number of entries received. 1 VIP Prize (Deadline February 10, 2017): $25,000; 1 Early Bird Prize (Deadline March 10, 2017): $100,000. Entry deadline for all other prizes March 24, 2017. 2,376 Hourly Prizes: $100; 99 Daily Prizes: $2,000 Transat travel voucher; 14 Weekly Prizes: $10,000. The odds of winning the Balloon Race depend on the number of eligible balloons and the specific attributes selected for each balloon. The 1 winner of the race will be awarded the pre-established prize value associated with a ball drawn by Deloitte LLP of either $1 Million or $100,000. Odds of the Balloon Race winner winning $1 Million are 1:350. See full rules at: www.99daysweepstakes.ca/rules.

Benefit to the Foundation: 75% of net proceeds will be contributed to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation.

Products Available: By phone, mail, and online.

Program Active: January 2017 - March 2017

Total number of years as partner: Since 2013

 
 
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SpongeTowels®

SpongeTowels® is proud to provide support and hope to Canadian women.

Over the years, SpongeTowels® has helped the Foundation fund innovative research that improves the quality of life for women and families affected by breast cancer. Clean for the Cause.

Benefit to the Foundation: Partnership fee

Program active: Year-round

Total number of years as a partner: Since 2007​

 
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Tetley

Tetley, creator of iconic Orange Pekoe hot tea and specialty flavor canisters has been a long standing supporter of the Foundation. This year Tetley is supporting the Foundation through a fan-selected ‘pink pack’ with 15% of proceeds being contributed to the Foundation during the month of October! Join us in spreading a little love with every cup during Breast Cancer Awareness Month! and through valuable product donations. To learn more about Tetley Canada, click here.

Benefit to the Foundation: Partnership fee of $50,000

Total number of years as a partner: Since 2001

 
 
 
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Wrigley

Wrigley, manufacturer of EXCEL Mixed Berry mints and EXCEL White Bubblemint gum, has been a proud supporter of the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation since 2006. Wrigley’s EXCEL has expanded its support of Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation by committing $75,000

Benefit to the Foundation: Partnership fee of $75,000

Products available for purchase: At all major retail locations

Program active: Year round

Total number of years as a partner: Since 2006