Sony Canada Charitable Foundation Supports Alberta Flood Relief Efforts

TORONTO, June 26, 2013 – Sony Canada today announced its support of Alberta flood relief efforts aiding families who have been affected by this devastation. The Sony Canada Charitable Foundation has donated $10,000 to the Canadian Red Cross Alberta Floods Fund.  

“Several communities across Alberta have been impacted by this state of emergency,” said Doug Wilson, President of the Sony Canada Charitable Foundation. “The Sony Canada Charitable Foundation and Sony employees are dedicated to supporting affected communities during their time of need.”

The Sony Canada Charitable Foundation will match Sony employee donations (between $50 to $1,000) made to the Canadian Red Cross Alberta Floods Fund. Sony employees located in Alberta are volunteering in multiple communities to support flood relief efforts. 

Members of the public are invited to donate to the Canadian Red Cross Alberta Floods Fund by calling 1-800-418-1111 or visiting http://www.redcross.ca/donate/donate-online/donate-to-the-alberta-floods.

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Established in 1955, Sony of Canada Ltd. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation, of Tokyo, Japan, a world leader in High Definition. Sony provides end-to-end solutions through products that include the market-leading Blu-ray Disc™ players, BRAVIA® televisions, Cyber-shot® digital cameras, Handycam® Camcorders, VAIO® computers, broadcast cameras, IPELA security cameras and video conferencing and many more products that deliver the true entertainment experience.

Sony is one of the most comprehensive entertainment companies in the world with a portfolio that includes electronics, music, movies, games and online businesses. With headquarters in Toronto, sales offices in Vancouver and Montreal and distribution centres in Coquitlam, British Columbia, and Whitby, Ontario, Sony Canada employees support a network of more than 500 authorized dealers and a number of Sony retail locations across Canada.

Sony Canada is devoted to the betterment of children, the environment, and the community. Through the Sony Canada Charitable Foundation (SCCF), Sony Canada aims to maximize its support of charitable and philanthropic organizations, including Make-A-Wish® Canada, the United Way of Canada and Earth Day Canada.

 

Contact:

Christina Stefanski

Public Relations Specialist

Sony of Canada Ltd.

416-718-5048

christina_stefanski@sony.ca

 

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