National Bank to Donate $20,000 to Assist Relief Efforts in Ecuador

Donations will also be collected in branches

MONTREAL, April 21, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - National Bank will donate $20,000 to the Canadian Red Cross to support their efforts in helping the victims of the recent earthquake in Ecuador.

On behalf of the Canadian Red Cross, the Bank will also be accepting donations from the public in all its branches across Canada, from April 21 to May 21, 2016. Cheques and donations should be made out to the "Canadian Red Cross – Ecuador Earthquake Appeal."

The Red Cross will issue a tax receipt for all donations of $20 or more. All donations collected through National Bank branches will be remitted to the Red Cross and used to provide immediate assistance to those affected.

About National Bank of Canada
With $219 billion in assets as at January 31, 2016, National Bank of Canada, together with its subsidiaries, forms one of Canada's leading integrated financial groups. The Bank has close to 20,000 employees and is widely recognized as a top employer. The Bank's securities are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: NA). Follow the Bank's activities at or via social media such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter


SOURCE National Bank of Canada

For further information: (The telephone number provided below is for the exclusive use of journalists and other media representatives.): Jean-François Lauzon, Advisor - Public Affairs, National Bank of Canada, Tel.: 514-394-6097


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