CALGARY, June 28, 2013 /CNW/ - RBC today announced up to an additional
$125,000 in donations in recognition of RBC employee volunteers who are
assisting relief efforts for employees and communities affected by the
flooding in Alberta. Teams of employee volunteers who commit time to
helping rebuild and clean up affected areas in southern Alberta will
qualify for $1,000 grants to be donated to the Canadian Red Cross.
"I'm very proud of the spirit of volunteerism and generosity RBC
employees have shown in support of the recovery and assistance efforts
here in Alberta," said Bruce MacKenzie, regional president, Alberta and
the Territories. "In the aftermath of this tragedy, now, more than
ever, we are here to help one another. We're honored to be able to
contribute to the relief effort."
In addition to today's announcement, RBC has also made the following
arrangements to support relief efforts:
A $125,000 donation was made to the Canadian Red Cross to support relief efforts for those
affected by the flooding.
All RBC locations across Canada are collecting donations on behalf of
the Red Cross to support flood victims.
RBC and RBC Insurance clients affected by the floods in Alberta may have
special accommodation arranged for short-term payment deferrals on
mortgages, personal loans, home insurance, auto insurance, auto loans
and credit cards.
Small business clients will also be afforded special accommodation
through their account managers.
SOURCE: RBC Calgary
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Senior Manager, Corporate Communications