cleo raises $34,000 for the
Breast Cancer Society of Canada
January 19, 2007 - For Immediate Release
This past December, cleo promoted a holiday
charity puppy in support of the Breast Cancer Society of Canada.
The puppy retailed for $15, or $5 with a purchase of $75 or more,
and for each item sold, cleo donated $5 to the Breast Cancer
Society of Canada.
"Sales of our charity puppy were very favourable.
Customers were thrilled with our charity item and felt great that
all funds raised go directly to the Society," comments Debra
Tollefson, President of cleo. "We care about our customers
and are committed to them beyond their wardrobe needs. We're delighted
our holiday charity initiative was such a great success," adds
cleo is a specialty retailer of women's apparel
and accessories in regular and petite sizing. cleo supports
the Breast Cancer Society of Canada year round by donating a percentage
of sales from selected items. With 90 stores in Canada, cleo
is a division of Comark Inc., based in Mississauga, Ontario.
The Breast Cancer Society of Canada is a registered,
national, volunteer-driven organization that is committed to raising
funds for research into the prevention, early detection and treatment
of breast cancer and to ultimately find a cure for the disease that
women fear the most. The Society is proud to be associated with
cleo and counts heavily on its on-going support says Executive
Director, Rany Xanthopoulo.
For more information about cleo, contact Rhonda
Hartling, Director of Marketing at 905-567-7375.
For information about the Breast Cancer Society of Canada, please
contact Rany Xanthopoulo, Executive Director at 1-800-567-8767 or
check our website at www.bcsc.ca
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