Press Releases 2020

Metro donates $50,000 to the Canadian Red Cross to support the Lebanon Humanitarian Needs Appeal

Montreal, August 7, 2020 – Following the tragic explosion that struck the city and the people of Beirut on August 4, METRO announces a $50,000 donation to the Canadian Red Cross to assist with local efforts responding to urgent needs as well as relief and recovery operations.

A fundraiser will also be deployed across all our banners - Metro, Food Basics, Super C, Première Moisson, Adonis, Jean Coutu and Brunet - in Ontario and Quebec to appeal to the generosity of customers to support this devastated community. Customers who wish to do so will be asked to support by adding a donation to their bill.

 All money raised will be donated to the Canadian Red Cross Lebanon Humanitarian Needs Appeal to help the hard-hit population.


About METRO inc.
With annual sales of more than $16 billion, METRO Inc. is a food and pharmacy leader in Québec and Ontario. As a retailer, franchisor, distributor, and manufacturer, the company operates or services a network of some 950 food stores under several banners including Metro, Metro Plus, Super C and Food Basics, as well as some 650 drugstores primarily under the Jean Coutu, Brunet, Metro Pharmacy and Food Basics Pharmacy banners, providing employment to almost 90,000 people. For more details, visit





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