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
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.
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