Quebec City, September 9, 2020 - In light of the context imposed by COVID-19, today, we are launching The Gift of Emergency Action fundraising campaign. This exceptional campaign, which will last until October 29, is being held in place of the 24th edition of the Expérience Gastronomique fundraiser to benefit the Red Cross. The Honorary Committee of the campaign is co-chaired by François Blais, Executive Vice-President of Dealer Services and Special Risks and President and Chief Operating Officer of IA Auto and Home Insurance and Christian Fournier, Executive Vice President and Leader, Property and Casualty Insurance, from La Capitale / SSQ Insurance.
 
A message from the campaign co-chairs: “Join us!”

“As insurance providers, we are witnesses to the vital assistance that the Red Cross provides in emergencies, particularly to people affected by major disasters. During this unprecedented health crisis, we are once again seeing how much this organization deserves our support. Now more than ever, it is being called upon to lend its expertise. We are thus pleased to invite your organization to share in the success of this campaign that is so dear to our hearts. Why not have an even greater impact by also making a personal contribution? Join us in supporting the families and communities that count on the financial, material and moral support of the Red Cross each year.”

The Red Cross is always ready, always present, even in the worst of times. Wherever you are, regardless of the scale and nature of disasters, the Red Cross is there with you, from the onset of an event until the moment of recovery. Despite the physical distancing measures forcing us to stay away from each other, the Red Cross mobilizes people who voluntarily demonstrate how much they care for those who are most vulnerable.
 
In order to maintain the gastronomic spirit of the campaign, you can enjoy one of the delicious gourmet baskets prepared by chef Joseph Sarrazin of Le Quarante 7 restaurant for any contribution over $500.

To support the campaign, click here
 
The Red Cross wishes to thank the Quebec restaurateurs and producers who have mobilized and supported the event for 23 years!
 
Thank you for your support!

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