Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, iconic Swedish furniture retailer IKEA Canada announced they will donate $2 million CAD to support local communities impacted by the outbreak of the virus. IKEA Canada’s donation is part of the Ingka Group’s global commitment to offer emergency relief efforts in all 30 countries in which it has operations.
“At IKEA, our vision is to create a better everyday life for the many people. Now more than ever, we know that home is the most important place in the world,” said Michael Ward, CEO and Chief Sustainability Officer, IKEA Canada. “By providing home furnishings to some of our most vulnerable and at-risk communities, we ensure that not only are their basic necessities met, but also that their home is a place of comfort and safety when they need it most.”
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