Giant Tiger Stores Limited



Giant Tiger Stores Limited

December 03, 2012 17:09 ET

Media Advisory: Giant Tiger Employees Respond to Ottawa Shelters' Needs

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec. 3, 2012) - St. Joe's Women's Centre has received 188 cases of new and gently used clothing and houseware items courtesy of Giant Tiger Head Office and Warehouse staff. This internal call to action occurred during the month of November and saw employees come together and rally for this amazing organization. An additional 13 shelters across the city have also received Giant Tiger gift cards to assist them in purchasing much needed supplies for their residents this holiday season.

Giant Tiger has been providing support to area shelters for many years and is proud to continue to do so.

"During the busy holiday season, it is sometimes easy to forget that some people don't even have the basic necessities," says Greg Farrell, President and Chief Operating Officer, Giant Tiger Stores Limited. "We are happy to once again help these centres and to make a difference in the lives of members of our community."

About Giant Tiger:

Giant Tiger is the leading Canadian owned family discount store, providing on trend family fashions, groceries, and everyday needs at low prices that Canadians have come to love and expect. Established in 1961 in Ottawa's Byward Market, the privately held company has grown to over 200 locations across Canada and employs over 7,000 team members. The friendly local stores with the iconic yellow tiger logo are more than an affordable and convenient shopping experience for customers, they help bring communities together. Giant Tiger has a long-standing tradition of supporting surrounding communities. In 2011, Giant Tiger donated more than $2 million to more than 700 local associations across Canada. For more information about the company, please visit www.gianttiger.com or join us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/gianttiger or follow us on Twitter @GTboutique.

Because every day is Canada Day with Giant Tiger. #CanadaPROUD

A very merry Christmas to all and a Happy New Year!

Contact Information

  • For media inquiries contact:
    Giant Tiger Stores Limited
    Janie Aker
    Public Relations and Community Activation
    jaker@gianttiger.com