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United Way announces 2010 Pacesetters

September 17, 2010

MISSISSAUGA — Today, United Way of Peel Region announced its 2010 Pacesetters at its campaign kick-off, held at the Hershey Centre SportZone in Mississauga. Pacesetters are companies and organizations that demonstrate their commitment to United Way by pledging their support prior to the public launch of the campaign.

“It is with great pleasure that we announce our 2010 Pacesetters and thank them for taking a leadership role in jump-starting our campaign,” said 2010 Campaign Chair Barb Leavitt, President of Baxter Corporation. “The support of these companies and organizations provides a strong example of community commitment and inspires others to follow their lead.”

The following 41 companies and organizations have helped set the pace for this year’s campaign.

Mississauga-based organizations and companies:

  • Baxter Corporation
  • Canada Post Corporation
  • Carlson Marketing Group
  • Citi Cards Canada
  • Citigroup Funds Services Canada
  • City of Mississauga
  • Cushman & Wakefield Limited
  • Deloitte & Touche LLP
  • Desjardins General Insurance Group
  • Edward Jones
  • EllisDon
  • ESI Canada
  • GE Canada
  • General Mills Canada Corporation
  • GlaxoSmithKline Inc.
  • Hershey Canada Inc.
  • Ingram Micro Canada
  • Intact Insurance
  • Kimberly-Clark Inc.
  • Medtronic of Canada Ltd.
  • Montship Inc.
  • Morguard Investments Limited
  • Pallett Valo LLP
  • PCL Constructors Canada Inc.
  • PepsiCo Canada
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
  • Ricoh Canada Inc.
  • Symcor
  • The Credit Valley Hospital
  • Trillium Health Centre
  • Wells Fargo Financial

Brampton-based organizations and companies:

  • Chrysler Canada
  • City of Brampton
  • William Osler Health System

Peel-wide organizations and companies:

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Peel
  • Canadian Mental Health Association, Peel Branch
  • Peel District School Board
  • RBC Financial Group
  • Regional Municipality of Peel/ Peel Regional Police Services
  • Rogers Communications Inc.
  • TD Bank Financial Group

“On behalf of United Way, I would like to thank our 2010 Pacesetters for their great support and community spirit,” said United Way of Peel Region CEO Shelley White. “With their help, we can change lives, build better futures and make Peel a great place for everyone.”

Media Contact:
Liz Leake
Communications and Marketing Director
905-602-3624 lleake@unitedwaypeel.org