FREDERICTON, Dec. 24 /CNW/ - Scotiabank today announced a $15,000 donation to the Canadian Red Cross efforts to support communities affected by flooding in southwestern New Brunswick.
"Many of Scotiabank's customers, employees and friends have been affected by the flooding," said Dave Wilson, District Vice-President, West New Brunswick District, Scotiabank. "We want to demonstrate our support for the community in this time of need and support the extensive work being done by the Canadian Red Cross which is working extensively in this area during this difficult time."
Scotiabank is committed to supporting the communities in which we live and work, both in Canada and abroad. Recognized as a leader internationally and among Canadian corporations for its charitable donations and philanthropic activities, in 2010 the Bank provided about $50 million in sponsorships and donations to a variety of projects and initiatives, primarily in the areas of healthcare, education, social services and arts and culture. Visit us at www.scotiabank.com.
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