MONTREAL, Nov. 14, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - National Bank will donate $50,000 to the Canadian Red Cross to support their efforts in helping the victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.
Typhoon Haiyan, which ripped through the country last weekend, is reported to have killed thousands of people and displaced hundreds of thousands more. National Bank believes that the best way to help the affected population is to support the Canadian Red Cross's concerted effort.
The Bank is accepting donations from the public in all its branches across Canada. Cheques and donations should be made out to the Canadian Red Cross, Typhoon Haiyan.
The Red Cross will issue a tax receipt for any donation 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 the victims.
Mastercard clients can also use their reward points to make a donation to the Red Cross at www.nbcrewards.ca .
For more information, please contact National Bank's customer service at 1-888-483-5628 or 514-394-5555.
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SOURCE: National Bank of Canada
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