TORONTO, March 8, 2012 /CNW/ - Scotiabank will celebrate the 101st anniversary of International Women's Day by supporting women's organizations here in Toronto and around the world that help meet the unique needs of women locally.
|What:||A Mountain of Toiletries will be presented to Toronto's WoodGreen Foundation in support of their award-winning Homeward Bound transitional program which helps single mothers and their families become self-supporting.|
|| 'Mountain of Toiletries' Photo Op
9:30 a.m. -5:00 p.m.
2:30 p.m. -2:50 p.m - Presentation of Donation to Woodgreen Foundation
Scotiabank Main Branch - Ground Floor, Scotia Plaza
44 King Street West
|| Sylvia Chrominska, Group Head of Global Human Resources and Communication, Scotiabank
Ann Rosenfield, Executive Director, WoodGreen Foundation
|Why:||Inspiring and supporting women in the achievement of their full potential is important to Scotiabank, its employees and to the customers and communities it serves both in Canada and internationally.|
|Scotiabank is committed to supporting the communities in which we live and work, both in Canada and abroad, through our global philanthropic program, 'Bright Future'. Recognized as a leader internationally and among Canadian corporations for our charitable donations and philanthropic activities, Scotiabank has provided on average approximately $45 million annually to community causes around the world over each of the last five years. Visit us at www.scotiabank.com|
For further information:
Deb Clark, Scotiabank Media Communications, 416-933-0646, [email protected]