London Drugs continues its charity support with the Alberta Diabetes Foundation
CALGARY, AB (MAY 4, 2009) – London Drugs is proud to partner with the Alberta Diabetes Foundation to help raise funds for diabetes research. During the month of May, all Alberta London Drugs stores will have Alberta Diabetes Foundation Key Chains available for $3.00. The Dream, Believe, Achieve Key Chains are inscribed with positive words designed to help the Alberta Diabetes Foundation’s dreams come true by believing that it is possible to achieve and find a cure for diabetes.
“ADF is thrilled with the community support and partnership with London Drugs.,” said JoAnne Langner, Executive Director of the Alberta Diabetes Foundation. “Nothing great is built by a single person but by a group working as a team! Together London Drugs, ADF, customers and staff can believe the dream to achieve a cure for diabetes.”
In the 2008 fundraising initiative between London Drugs and the Alberta Diabetes Foundation contributed $6,900 to diabetes research. Both London Drugs and the Foundation would like to increase this year’s contribution.
ABOUT LONDON DRUGS
Founded in 1945, B.C.-based London Drugs currently has 69 stores in more than 35 major markets throughout British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. Renowned for its creative approach to retailing, the company employs more than 7,500 people and carries a diverse range of health and consumer electronic products. With its strong commitment to innovation and customer appreciation, London Drugs has established itself as a reputable and caring company and continues to position itself for future growth and development.
ABOUT ALBERTA DIABETES FOUNDATION
Alberta Diabetes Foundation is a focused and effective team of volunteers, scientists and professionals who raise money to fund world-leading research in search of a cure for the diabetes epidemic. Since its inception in 1988, the Alberta Diabetes Foundation has become the preeminent diabetes funding organization in Western Canada and has invested its profits in the collaborative diabetes research taking place at the new Alberta Diabetes Institute on the University of Alberta campus. www.afdr.ab.ca
For more information or to arrange an interview, please contact:
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Tel: 604-802-2733, email@example.com
Alberta Diabetes Foundation
Amy Howlett, Coordinator
Tel: 780-492-9541, firstname.lastname@example.org
Posted May 4, 2009