TORONTO, June 21, 2013 /CNW/ - Scotiabank today provided a $100,000
donation to the Canadian Red Cross to support Alberta communities which
have been affected by major flooding.
"Scotiabank is making this donation to support families and communities
through this very difficult period," said Laurie Stang, Scotiabank
Senior Vice-President, Prairie Region. "This donation will help provide
immediate relief and allow these communities to rebuild."
An account has been established and donations will be accepted for
Alberta flood victims at any Scotiabank branch across Canada. The
campaign will run from Wednesday, June 26, 2013 to Friday, July 26,
2013. 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 $47 million annually to community causes around
the world over each of the last five years. Visit us at www.scotiabank.com.
SOURCE: Scotiabank - Sponsorships & Donations
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