National Bank to donate $25,000 to support victims of the floods in Calgary

CALGARY, June 24, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - National Bank will donate $25,000 to the Canadian Red Cross to support the organization's relief efforts for the victims of the floods in Calgary, Alberta.

National Bank will also collect donations from the public in all its Canadian branches, from June 26 to July 26, 2013.

Cheques or donations should be made out to the "Canadian Red Cross, Alberta Floods." The Canadian Red Cross will issue tax receipts for all donations of $10 or more. All donations made at National Bank branches will be sent to the Canadian Red Cross to be used to provide immediate relief to the victims.

National Bank has also taken several relief measures, on a case-by-case basis, including payment deferrals, to support its customers affected by the floods.

For more information, please contact your National Bank branch with our finder tool or call our Customer Services at 1-888-483-5628.

Established in Western Canada for more than 100 years, National Bank seeks to contribute to the well-being of the communities it serves. Over the past two years, National Bank has spearheaded massive fundraising campaigns to help those affected by flooding in Thunder Bay, Quebec, Manitoba and Western Canada.

About National Bank of Canada
With $185 billion in assets as at April 30, 2013, National Bank of Canada (www.nbc.ca), together with its subsidiaries, forms one of Canada's leading integrated financial groups, and was named among the 20 strongest banks in the world by Bloomberg Markets. The Bank has close to 20,000 employees and is widely recognized as a top employer. Its securities are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: NA). Follow the Bank's activities via social media and learn more about its extensive community involvement at clearfacts.ca and commitment.nationalbank.ca.

SOURCE: National Bank of Canada

For further information:

(The telephone number provided below is for the exclusive use of journalists and other media representatives.):

Marie-Pierre Jodoin
Senior Advisor - Public Affairs
National Bank
Tel.: 514-394-4209