2019 was the year of all #BellCause records. In addition to achieving record $ 7.2 million, the event has reached a billion marks since its inception in 2011.
145 million interactions were carried out yesterday in Canada across the country by phone, text, and web to lift taboos on mental illness. Social networking on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat reached 27,477,153, which is 13% more. #BellLetsTalk is the most popular Twitter word in Canada and the world. Each interaction created 5 cents for the cause of mental health.
– What an extraordinary day for mental health! Thank you all for helping those who deal with mental illnesses, helping to change attitudes, fighting stigma, and helping increase Bell's benefits so that your voice is heard. " – Mary Deacon, Chairman of Bell Lets Talk
Bell has donated more than $ 100 million to Mental Health Initiatives since 2011. The company also donated $ 300,000 to Homeless Organizations in Montreal, including Accueil Bonneau and Mission of Old Breweries.
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