Wednesday, February 04, 2009

Bloomex Spreads the Love this Valentine's Day

With Valentine's Day fast approaching, has once again partnered with the Canadian Cancer Society to publish a unique Valentine gift in where a percentage of sales will be donated to the Canadian Cancer Society for cancer research. In December, announced the launch of the Give Hope basket that was also uniquely designed for the Canadian Cancer Society. The success of the basket was beyond expectations. A staggering 164 Give Hope baskets were bought during Nov. 20th and December 31st, raising over $1,300 for cancer research.

"The wonderful support we received from our loyal clients demonstrates that their is keen awareness of cancer in our Society. Every day, we all make a difference with the money we raise to invest in the best research so that we can identify, how cancer develops, how best to treat it, and how to improve the quality of life of cancer patients and survivors", says Angela Malik, Customer Service Manager

According to the Canadian Cancer Society, 62% of people diagnosed with cancer today survive their disease. In the 1960s, the survival rate was 1 in 3.

"The unique One of a Kind gift was artfully created for the Canadian Cancer Society. Millions of people will purchase roses for their loved ones this Valentine's Day, Bloomex is one of the only florist with a fair play policy, in other words, we don't raise our prices around Valentine's Day, we offer our flowers fro the same price as we do year round. This, combined with our patented F3 formulas has made Bloomex a favoured florist among Canadians. We feel it is only right to contribute back to our society by supporting the causes that affect so many people, every day." says Michelle Robitaille, Public Relations Manager for Bloomex Inc.

For more information about the Give Hope Collection, or the special One of a Kind gift please visit