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Giant Tiger donates 100K to the Canadian Women's Foundation

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Giant Tiger supporting Canadian women today and every day

OTTAWA, March 8, 2018 /CNW/ - Giant Tiger Stores Limited, Canada's leading discount retailer, proudly supports International Women's Day. On this day and throughout the year, Giant Tiger celebrates and empowers women through meaningful donations and inspiring community initiatives.

In honour of International Women's Day, Giant Tiger is thrilled to host a fun and engaging Facebook campaign to bring awareness to the Canadian Women's Foundation.  Today on their Facebook page, Giant Tiger will donate $1 (up to $5,000) to the Girls' Fund for every like and comment on their Facebook post, "Girls are strong like tigers." #PressForProgress

"Giant Tiger is a company that champions women and the community; as such we are a proud partner of the Canadian Women's Foundation not just today but every day of the year," says Karen Sterling, Vice President, Marketing, Giant Tiger Stores Limited. "Giant Tiger is committed to fostering progress and empowering the young women in the communities we call home. As we celebrate International Women's Day, we are inspired by the women we've helped and continue to support."

Beyond today, Giant Tiger is excited to embark on a multi-year partnership with the Canadian Women's Foundation. Giant Tiger is committed to improving the lives of Canadian women and the $100,000 donation will help facilitate Girls' Fund programming which helps young girls 9 to 13 build confidence, develop leadership skills, and challenge stereotypes.

Additional charitable outreach

Giant Tiger recently donated comfort bras and briefs to women's shelters across Canada. This donation of $10,000 in Carisma product will help ease the stress of needing the basics for women and mother's entering the shelter system.

For over 10 years, Giant Tiger has supported the CURE Foundation. A strong ally in the fight to improve outcomes for those affected by breast cancer, Giant Tiger sells merchandise with inspiring messages to allow customers to make a difference with each purchase. To date, Giant Tiger has contributed over 1.1 million to the Foundation.

About Giant Tiger

Giant Tiger is the leading Canadian-owned family discount store, committed to providing on-trend family fashions, groceries and everyday household needs. Known as Canada's best-kept secret, the privately held company has over 240 locations across Canada and employs over 8,300 team members. You can also shop online at  All Giant Tiger locations are locally owned or operated by a team member who knows the community. The friendly stores with the iconic yellow logo are not only where Canadians shop more and spend less, but also are proud to be known as retailer of choice. #foryouforless #GTcommunityproud #GTCanadaproud

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