For immediate release
HALF A MILLION DOLLARS IN DONATIONS TO CHARITIES WHO SUPPORT CHILDREN
At the end of the contest period ending October 15, a jury will pick three projects from each region which will be presented to the public on November 4. The public will then have the opportunity to vote for the most inspiring submissions. The winners will be announced on December 6.
Contest details and the complete list of eligibility criteria are available at ia.ca/donations-contest.ia.ca.
- September 15 to October 15: submission period for eligible Canadian charities
- October 16 to November 3: selection by the jury of the 12 projects to be presented to the public
- November 4 to 29: public vote, to choose the projects that inspire them the most
- Week of December 6: announcement of the winners
Remember that the first edition of the contest was held in celebration of iA Financial Group’s 125th anniversary in 2017. Since then, the company has held an annual contest, with a new theme every year, to ensure the company helps as many charities as possible. For the 2020 contest, iA Financial Group donated a total of $400,000 to charities across the country working in the health, education and social services sectors.
About iA Financial Group
iA Financial Group is one of the largest insurance and wealth management groups in Canada. It also operates in the United States. Founded in 1892, it is one of Canada’s largest public companies. iA Financial Group shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the ticker symbols IAG (common shares) and IAF (preferred shares).
*The contest is intended for Canadian charities that aim to help children directly, that have an assistance to children facet of their mission, or that have a project to help children (0 to 18 years of age).
Pierre Picard, Public Relations Manager | iA Financial Group | ia.ca
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