Desjardins joins forces with the Red Cross to support flood victims

LÉVIS, QC, May 8, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Desjardins Group has teamed up with the Canadian Red Cross and made a donation of $100,000 to provide relief for flood victims in several areas.

Desjardins will also enable its employees and the public to make donations to the Red Cross using its AccèsD online and phone services and through its caisses in Quebec and Ontario.  

Desjardins stands in solidary with the victims of the heavy rain and spring flooding and with the affected communities. The Desjardins General Insurance Group claims teams are working hard to provide quick support to members and clients who are affected by water damage.  

Desjardins Insurance and The Personal clients can contact the insurers directly:

  • Desjardins Insurance: 1-888-776-8343 or file a claim online.
  • The Personal: 1-866-776-8343 or file a claim online.

Desjardins will accommodate individual and business members who are affected by this situation. They can contact their caisse directly or call 1-800-CAISSES.

About Desjardins Group

Desjardins Group is the leading cooperative financial group in Canada and the sixth largest cooperative financial group in the world, with assets of close to $260 billion. It has been rated one of the Best Employers in Canada by Aon Hewitt. To meet the diverse needs of its members and clients, Desjardins offers a full range of products and services to individuals and businesses through its extensive distribution network, online platforms and subsidiaries across Canada. Ranked one of the world's strongest banks by The Banker, Desjardins has one of the highest capital ratios and credit ratings in the industry.


SOURCE Desjardins Group

For further information: (for journalists only): Valérie Lamarre, Public Relations, 514-281-7275 or 1-866-866-7000, ext. 5557275,


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