BMO Branches Across North America Accepting Red Cross Donations for
Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts
CHICAGO, ILLINOIS and TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 11/09/12 --
BMO Financial Group today announced that its BMO Harris Bank branches
across the United States and its BMO Bank of Montreal branches across
Canada are now accepting donations to the Red Cross to support relief
efforts for those affected by the catastrophic damage caused by
This follows last week's announcement from BMO Capital Markets of a
$150,000 donation to the American Red Cross.
"The devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy has affected so many
people," said Bill Downe, President and CEO, BMO Financial Group. "We
hope that providing a convenient way to contribute to hurricane
relief efforts will help facilitate more donations across North
America and help alleviate some of the difficulties people are facing
in the wake of this disaster."
Donations will continue to be accepted at branches until December 7,
About BMO Financial Group
Established in 1817 as Bank of Montreal, BMO Financial Group is a
highly diversified North American financial services organization.
With total assets of $542 billion as at July 31, 2012, and more than
46,000 employees, BMO Financial Group provides a broad range of
retail banking, wealth management and investment banking products and
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