Photography courtesy Giant Tiger
Who: Giant Tiger
What: Discount retailer has donated more than $1 million in 2022 to community organizations and charities across Canada.
In celebration of Giving Tuesday (Nov. 29), Giant Tiger partnered with The Snowsuit Fund to match donations to the charity, up to $25,000. The organization provides snowsuits to children in need.
"As a community-focused organization, always looking to give back, we are so proud of the difference our stores make in their hometowns," said Gino DiGioacchino, interim president and CEO, Giant Tiger Stores Limited, in a statement. "We are committed to supporting the diverse communities our stores operate within. We believe in supporting organizations that are making a difference because the success of these incredible organizations directly benefits the neighbourhoods they serve.”
Some of the company’s community initiatives include the Giant Tiger Charitable Giving Fund; partnerships with organizations such as Capital Pride and Girls on the Run; charitable merchandise created in collaboration with Indspire; and in-store donations that run through the year.
Store franchisees and managers partner with local charities to raise money for organizations including Alzheimer Society of Canada, Ride for Dad, Christmas Cheer Board of Winnipeg and Christmas Daddies, to name a few.
Giant Tiger also gives back with in-kind product donations to local and national organizations.