Scotiabank Offers Support for Thunder Bay Community affected by Flooding

TORONTO, June 5, 2012 /CNW/ - Scotiabank today provided a $10,000 donation to the Canadian Red Cross to support the Thunder Bay community which has been affected by major flooding.

"As part of the Thunder Bay community Scotiabank is supporting the families and community through this difficult period," said Laurie Stang, Scotiabank Senior Vice-President, Ontario Region. "We want to support local residents that have been affected by the flooding."

An account has been established and donations will be accepted for Thunder Bay flood victims at any Scotiabank branch across Canada.

  • Donations can be made to transit # 00687
  • Bank #002
  • Account #006870083410.

Funds donated will go toward the Red Cross response providing immediate relief to flood victims, as well as to meet longer-term needs for affected local residents.

Scotiabank is committed to supporting the communities in which we live and work, both in Canada and abroad, through our global philanthropic program, Scotiabank Bright Future.  Recognized as a leader internationally and among Canadian corporations for our charitable donations and philanthropic activities, Scotiabank has provided on average approximately $45 million annually to community causes around the world over each of the last five years. Visit us at www.scotiabank.com.

SOURCE Scotiabank

For further information:

please contact Andrew Chornenky at 416-866-4826 or andrew.chornenky@scotiabank.com


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