Vale Donates $200,000 to the My Y is Resilient Campaign in Sudbury

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8/30/2021

Vale Donates $200,000 to the My Y is Resilient Campaign in Sudbury

(Sudbury, ON) Today Vale Canada Limited announced a $200,000 gift to the YMCA Northeast Ontario My Y is Resilient campaign in Sudbury.

"Vale is proud to support the My Y is Resilient campaign because of the essential community services this campaign has helped the YMCA to provide during the pandemic, said Dino Otranto, Chief Operating Officer of North Atlantic Operations and Asian Refineries for Vale. "The funding will help to provide continued YMCA programs and services for the ongoing health and wellness of our community."

To date, the My Y is Resilient campaign has raised over $1,500,000, with over $773,000 in received and committed donations for Sudbury. These funds will directly positively impact children, youth, adults, seniors and families in Sudbury by ensuring the YMCA can remain strong, resilient and able to continue offering programs and services that foster happy and healthy lives.

"The support from our community since we launched the My Y is Resilient campaign has been overwhelming. We know that Sudbury needs their YMCA, and the significant support from Vale will help ensure that the YMCA can support local children, youth and families for years to come." said Helen Francis, President and CEO for the YMCA of Northeastern Ontario.

About Vale:
Vale is one of the world's largest mining companies, present across five continents. Vale is also the world's largest producer of nickel, with our Base Metals business headquartered in Toronto. Operating in Canada for more than 100 years, our Canadian operations produce nickel, copper, cobalt, platinum group metals, gold and silver. Vale's operations in Sudbury are home to one of the largest integrated mining complexes in the world with five mines, a mill, a smelter and a nickel refinery. For more information, please visit: www.vale.com

About the YMCA of Northeastern Ontario:
YMCA of Northeastern Ontario is a charity dedicated to the growth of all persons in spirit, mind and body with a sense of responsibility to each other and the global community.

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For further information, please contact:

Kendra MacIsaac
Vice President of Health and Wellness
YMCA of Northeastern Ontario
140 Durham Street, Sudbury
705-698-9408
kendra.macisaac@ymcaneo.ca


For further information, please contact:

Danica Pagnutti
Corporate Affairs
North Atlantic Operations
705-507-1417
danica.pagnutti@vale.com


Vale Donates $200,000 to the My Y is Resilient Campaign in Sudbury