TORONTO, Sept. 6, 2019 /CNW/ - CIBC is donating US$150,000 to support humanitarian relief in areas impacted by Hurricane Dorian with a focus on the Northern Bahamas. The funds, which include a donation through CIBC First Caribbean's ComTrust Foundation, will be distributed through the Red Cross.
"We stand with all communities impacted by the devastating hurricane in the Bahamas and surrounding areas," said Colette Delaney, Chief Executive Officer, CIBC FirstCaribbean. "We are committed to helping our clients, team members and communities recover and rebuild."
In the Northern Bahamas, CIBC FirstCaribbean will also be extending special banking assistance to affected clients to aid in their recovery efforts, added Ms. Delaney.
Canadians wishing to support relief efforts, can donate to the Hurricane Dorian Appeal. Money raised will enable the Red Cross to provide relief and recovery activities in response to the disaster.
CIBC is a leading North American financial institution with 10 million personal banking, business, public sector and institutional clients. Across Personal and Small Business Banking, Commercial Banking and Wealth Management, and Capital Markets businesses, CIBC offers a full range of advice, solutions and services through its leading digital banking network, and locations across Canada with offices in the United States and around the world. Ongoing news releases and more information about CIBC can be found at https://cibc.mediaroom.com/.
About CIBC FirstCaribbean
CIBC FirstCaribbean is a relationship bank offering a full range of market leading financial services through our Corporate and Investment Banking, Retail and Business Banking and Wealth Management segments. We are located in sixteen (16) countries around the Caribbean, providing the banking services that fit our customers' lives through approximately 3,000 employees in 68 branches and offices. We are one of the largest regionally listed financial services institutions in the English and Dutch speaking Caribbean, with over US$11 billion in assets and market capitalization of US $2 billion. We also have an office in Hong Kong. The face of banking is changing throughout the world and CIBC FirstCaribbean intends to lead these changes with the expertise, integrity and knowledge gained from banking in the Caribbean since 1836.
CIBC FirstCaribbean is a member of the CIBC Group. CIBC is a leading Canadian-based global financial institution with 11 million personal banking and business clients. Through our three major business units - Retail and Business Banking, Wealth Management and Capital Markets - CIBC offers a full range of products and services through its comprehensive electronic banking network, branches and offices across Canada with offices in the United States and around the world.
For further information: Anthony Blackman, CIBC FirstCaribbean, Corporate Communications, [email protected], 246-367-2229; Tom Wallis, CIBC Communications & Public Affairs, [email protected], 416-980-4048