ING DIRECT matches donations to support fire and flood relief across Canada

TORONTO, May 20, 2011 /CNW/ - ING DIRECT announced today it will match contributions from its clients and employees to support those communities across Canada affected by devastating fires and floods.

ING DIRECT clients and employees can make a donation online quickly and simply by logging in to their account, and clicking the link "Help ING DIRECT support those affected by devastating floods and fires in Canada".

All donations will go directly to the Canadian Red Cross. For every dollar donated through ingdirect.ca, ING DIRECT will match the donation, up to a total of $10,000, until June 16, 2011.

The Canadian Red Cross will issue donors a tax receipt for donations of $10 or more.

"We are all touched by this crisis happening so close to home, and hope that the money we raise will go towards helping families and their communities rebuild in the weeks and months ahead," said Peter Aceto, President and CEO, ING DIRECT.

About ING DIRECT
ING DIRECT is Canada's leading direct bank with over 1.7 million Clients and more than $37.6 billion in total assets. ING DIRECT gives the power of saving to all Canadians by offering high-value, simple products such as high interest savings accounts with no fees or service charges, low rates on mortgages and a no fee daily chequing account that actually pays interest. Low cost, index based mutual funds are sold through ING DIRECT Funds Limited. ING DIRECT has been operating in Canada since 1997, and paid more than $4.5 billion in interest to clients. ING DIRECT is open for banking 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, at ingdirect.ca, on mobile devices at m.ingdirect.ca or by calling 1-800 ING DIRECT (1-800-464-3743).

SOURCE ING DIRECT

For further information:

Lisa Naccarato, ING DIRECT
416-758-5072
lnaccarato@ingdirect.ca

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