CIBC announces $25,000 contribution to assist victims of flooding in Manitoba and Saskatchewan
CIBC also encourages its clients to reach out to discuss mortgage and other payment-related challenges directly caused by the flooding
WINNIPEG, July 8, 2014 /CNW/ - CIBC (TSX: CM) (NYSE: CM) announced today it is donating $25,000 to the Canadian Red Cross to help relief efforts following the flooding in Manitoba and Saskatchewan. The donation will help the Red Cross provide emergency support for individuals and contribute to rebuilding the impacted communities.
"Along with our clients and employees, our thoughts are with the people of Manitoba and Saskatchewan who have been affected by the recent floods," said Kathleen Woodard, CIBC Region Head, Central Canada. "We also want to assure clients affected by this flooding that we are here to assist them in managing mortgage payments and credit products during this difficult time."
Ms. Woodard advises clients affected by the flooding to contact CIBC with any concerns or questions they have about their banking or managing their payments. CIBC clients can access their banking by calling CIBC at 1-800-465-2422, through online banking at CIBC.com, or mobile banking through their smartphone or tablet.
CIBC is a leading Canadian-based global financial institution with nearly 11 million personal banking and business clients. Through our three major business units - Retail and Business Banking, Wealth Management and Wholesale Banking - CIBC offers a full range of products and services through its comprehensive electronic banking network, branches and offices across Canada with offices in the United States and around the world. You can find other news releases and information about CIBC in our Media Centre on our corporate website at www.cibc.com.
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