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What “One for change” means

It takes only one person to make a difference. But it takes a certain kind of person: someone passionate, resourceful and tenacious. For people like this, giving back is personal. It comes from the heart. And when they get together, great things happen. These are the people who make up the CIBC team. Together, all the changes they make, make our communities better.


Martine Valentine, CIBC employee

“My mom taught us to be good citizens and to always recognize how much you have and to share. With North York Harvest Food Bank, it’s not just about sharing from your pocket. Sharing your time and ideas are just as important.”

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David Moloney, CIBC employee

“Through Autism Ontario, I have had the opportunity to mentor people who are on the Autism spectrum – helping individuals find employment, navigating and meeting people. I like to think I’m connecting people, so they too can have a support network.”

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Rebecca Ram, CIBC employee

“One of my roommates in university was diagnosed with leukemia at the age of 20. Another one of my best friends was recently diagnosed with breast cancer. When I volunteer with Look Good Feel Better, I truly see the positive impact it has on people.”

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Roman Dubczak, CIBC employee

“I was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2007 — and there’s no playbook for how to handle something like that. But, Movember has created a safe space for men to support each other in their prostate cancer journeys.”

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Gavin Morrison, CIBC employee

“I was 5 years old when I was diagnosed with a degenerative eye disease. A year after my diagnosis my mom started a fundraiser to support vision research and joined the Foundation Fighting Blindness. 20 years on, she continues to support the organisation.”

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For Team CIBC, giving back is personal. Each year thousands of employees give generously to causes that matter most to them. Together we strengthen our communities. You can help.

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CIBC helps strengthen communities with corporate donations and partnerships that support services, programs and organizations working to help cancer research and people with disabilities.

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