Giant Tiger works with Operation Santa Claus to help wrap up the holidays for deployed members of the Canadian Armed Forces
Huge Tiger Stores all over Canada run a national fundraiser to help purchase the care kits. From today (Oct 25) until Thursday, November 11th, customers can donate to Operation Santa Claus at their local Giant Tiger store by rounding up or donating their purchase $ 2 at checkout.
“Giant Tiger has been proud to support Operation Santa Claus since 2014 and we are excited to be part of this important program again this year,” said Cindy-Lynn Steele, Senior Vice President of Strategy and Marketing, Giant Tiger Stores Limited. “Operation Santa Claus is helping to bring a little home to those who cannot be with their families this Christmas season. We are honored to help our communities come together to bring these special gifts to deployed members of the Canadian Armed Forces. “
Operation Santa Claus began in 1992 as a group of Montreal Women sent vacation packages to their spouses who were involved in peace missions. The packages consisted of cards and greetings from family and friends around the world Canada. Donations were also collected from local companies and included with the gifts. Within a short period of time, the program had expanded across the board Canada. To date, Operation Santa Claus has sent over 50,000 care packages worldwide, thanks to the generosity of the Canadians. Each box is carefully packed with the comforts of home, such as cozy basics, delicious treats, and self-care products to help spread the Christmas cheer, among other things.
“Despite the uncertainties surrounding COVID-19, Giant Tiger has been a staunch supporter of our military community. Giant Tiger continues to advocate for the well-being of our women and men in uniform and their families in a variety of ways by supporting initiatives.” through the Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare Services (CFMWS). It is a big thank you to this partnership that we can continue to give our troops the support they need, “said Commodore (retired). Sean Cantelon, CEO, CFMWS.
Since 2014, Giant Tiger has played a vital role in the success of Operation Santa Claus and carries over $ 550,000 in product to fill packages to over 19,500 members of the Canadian Armed Forces. Operation Santa Claus is available everywhere at all Giant Tiger locations Canada and online. Please visit your local store or gigantiger.com for more details.
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Giant Tiger, the leading Canadian family discount store, is committed to making every dollar meaningful and is committed to offering trendy family fashion, groceries and everyday household necessities. The privately owned company has over 260 locations throughout Canada and proudly employs over 10,000 members of Team Tiger. All Giant Tiger locations are locally owned or operated by a team member who knows the community. Regardless of whether Canadians shop in-store or online at gigantiger.com, Giant Tiger makes it easy and fun for everyone to shop and save smart every day.
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