Telus Corporation

Telus Corporation

May 23, 2015 06:30 ET

Media Advisory: TELUS Volunteers and Friends Create Public Art at the TELUS Days of Giving Toronto Social Art Rally

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 23, 2015) - On Saturday, May 23, nearly 500 TELUS team members, retirees, government representatives, customers, friends and family will join Top-30-Under-30 Toronto artist, Kirsten McCrea, to beautify the city at a social art rally.

Note to editors: Cameras and reporters are welcome to attend.

When: Saturday, May 23, 2015
10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Scarborough Village Rec Centre
3600 Kingston Road, Scarborough
What: In celebration of the 10th annual TELUS Days of Giving - our annual commitment to serve the communities where we live and work - we will be holding a social art rally in Scarborough.
Led by renowned Toronto artist Kirsten McCrea and local non-for profit Mural Routes, TELUS team members, customers, government representatives, retirees, family and friends will work together to paint mural canvases that will be displayed on the Scarborough Village Rec Centre.
Deputy Mayor Denzil Minnan-Wong
Budget Chair and Councillor for the Ward, Gary Crawford
James Ritchie, Vice-President, Development & Support-Consumer
Joe Goodbaum, Senior Vice-President and President, TELUS Retail Ltd.
Brent Johnston, Senior Vice-President, Consumer Marketing
Kevin Banderk, Vice-President, TELUS Mobility Marketing
Piero Fusco, Vice-President Sales, TELUS Business Solutions
Shawn Mandel, Vice-President, TELUS Digital
Jill Schnarr, Vice-President, Community Investment & Engagement

This year on TELUS Days of Giving, taking place between May 16 and June 14, more than 16,000 TELUS team members, retirees, friends and family from coast to coast are coming together to give back and support the communities where they live and work. Since 2006, TELUS Days of Giving have mobilized more than 94,500 team members, retirees, family and friends to volunteer at thousands TELUS-organized activities benefiting the communities where we live, work and serve. For more information visit

To join the conversation on social media, please use the #actsofgood hashtag.


TELUS (TSX:T)(NYSE:TU) is Canada's fastest-growing national telecommunications company, with $12.1 billion of annual revenue and 13.9 million customer connections, including 8.3 million wireless subscribers, 3.1 million wireline network access lines, 1.5 million high-speed Internet subscribers and 937,000 TELUS TV customers. TELUS provides a wide range of communications products and services, including wireless, data, Internet protocol (IP), voice, television, entertainment and video, and is Canada's largest healthcare IT provider.

In support of our philosophy to give where we live, TELUS, our team members and retirees have contributed more than $396 million to charitable and not-for-profit organizations and volunteered and more than 6 million hours of service to local communities since 2000. Created in 2005 by Executive Chairman Darren Entwistle, TELUS' 11 community boards across Canada have led the company's support of grassroots charities and will have contributed $47 million in support of 3,700 local charities organizations by the end of 2014, enriching the lives of more than two million Canadian children and youth. TELUS was honoured to be named the most outstanding philanthropic corporation globally for 2010 by the Association of Fundraising Professionals, becoming the first Canadian company to receive this prestigious international recognition.

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