MONTREAL, Feb. 27, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - National Bank is proud to
announce that it will donate a total of $100,000 to eight youth organizations as part of an initiative under its One for Youth program. The public was invited to support the organization of their
choice on the Bank's Facebook page from January 7 to February 24, 2013.
"National Bank firmly believes that young people have a positive
influence on the community. That's why it has been a supporter of local
youth programs for many years. In its most recent initiative We give. You decide, the Bank let the public choose the organizations they cared about the
most and made donations accordingly," stated Lise-Anne Amyot,
Vice-President - Brand Image and Data Governance at National Bank.
Thanks to this support, Scouts Canada, the Club des petits déjeuners du Québec and Breakfast Clubs of Canada, Junior Achievement, the Starlight
Children's Foundation Canada, Pathways to Education, Big Brothers Big
Sisters of Canada, Kids Help Phone, and the Children's Wish Foundation
will have more energy and resources to help young people.
Each year, National Bank supports hundreds of Canadian organizations
through donations and sponsorships. It is particularly committed to
young people through its One for Youth program, ensuring they are
healthy and have the tools they need to become engaged citizens
committed to building a better world. To learn more about the
initiatives supported by the Bank and its employees, visit youth.nationalbank.ca.
About National Bank of Canada
With $178 billion in assets as at October 31, 2012, 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 five 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
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