TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Oct. 10, 2013) - Govan Brown staff across Canada participated in the 3rd annual Charity Challenge in an effort to raise money for the fight against breast cancer. During the months of Sept and October, 11 Teams in Calgary Edmonton, Ottawa, Toronto and Vancouver held different events, from bake sales to concerts, engaging friends, family, clients and vendors to participate in the 3 week long fund raiser. In total over $50,000 was raised, all donated to CBCF.
Over the past 3 years, Govan Brown and their staff has raised over a quarter of a million dollars for the CBCF Leaders for the Cure. Govan Brown Partner Jon Taylor sits on their board,
"Currently one in nine women in Canada will be diagnosed with breast cancer. We are working to change those numbers. All the money raised will be used for research, having a positive impact on our mothers, wives, sisters and daughters, and working towards a future without breast cancer."
Since 1986, the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation has been at the forefront of a nation-wide movement to raise awareness and mobilize action on breast cancer. Today, the Foundation is the leading organization in Canada dedicated to creating a future without breast cancer. Their investments in vital research, education and health promotion programs have led to progress in breast cancer prevention, diagnosis, treatment and care. Govan Brown is proud to be a part of such an important cause.