CO-OPERATORS DONATES TO RELIEF EFFORTS IN TÜRKIYE AND SYRIA
The company makes a $50,000 contribution to the Canadian Red Cross Earthquake in Türkiye and Syria Appeal
Feb 10, 2023
GUELPH, ON, February 10, 2023 – Co-operators announces a donation of $50,000 to the Canadian Red Cross Earthquake in Türkiye and Syria Appeal. The funding will go towards emergency relief to help those impacted by the earthquakes and support the Red Cross Red Crescent as it works to deliver immediate and ongoing recovery efforts in the impacted and surrounding areas.
“We are devasted to see the immense human suffering and damage caused by the earthquakes in Türkiye and Syria,” says Rob Wesseling, President and CEO of Co-operators. “The powerful images reflect the urgent need for humanitarian aid. Our purpose and values compel us to act in support of the relief efforts on the ground and we encourage other Canadians to contribute if they are in a position to do so.”
Co-operators $50,000 donation will be doubled through the Federal Government’s pledge to match all funds contributed to the Red Cross.
Donations can be made online at donate.redcross.ca or by calling 1-800-418-1111.
Co-operators is a leading Canadian financial services co-operative, offering multi-line insurance and investment products, services, and personalized advice to help Canadians build their financial strength and security. The company has more than $61.5 billion in assets under administration. Co-operators has been providing trusted guidance to Canadians for the past 76 years. The organization is well known for its community involvement and its commitment to sustainability. Achieving carbon neutral equivalency in 2020, the organization is committed to net-zero emissions in its operations and investments by 2040, and 2050, respectively. Co-operators is also ranked as a Corporate Knights’ Best 50 Corporate Citizen in Canada. For more information, please visit: www.cooperators.ca.