National Bank donates $300,000 to Accueil Bonneau

MONTREAL, Jan. 22, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - National Bank is proud to take action 
by pledging $300,000 over five years to Accueil Bonneau. With this donation, 
the Bank is making a concrete gesture to help people struggling with 
homelessness achieve residential stability and regain their independence. 
"National Bank is deeply committed to supporting the community for several 
years. Consequently, we are joining forces with Accueil Bonneau's social 
reintegration program, that plays a vital role in developing and improving our 
community," stated Ghislain Parent, Chief Financial Officer and Executive 
Vice-President - Finance and Treasury at National Bank, and Chairman of the 
Fundraising Committee for the 135(th) anniversary of the Accueil Bonneau. 
Every year, through its donations and sponsorships program and the initiatives 
of its employees, National Bank supports hundreds of organizations across 
Canada. It is particularly committed to supporting health, education, arts and 
culture, and community outreach, with the goal of generating positive benefits 
for communities. To learn more, visit 
About National Bank of Canada
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(, together with its subsidiaries, forms one of Canada's leading 
integrated financial groups, and was named among the five strongest banks in 
the world by Bloomberg Markets. The Bank has close to 20,000 employees and is 
widely recognized as a top employer. Its securities are listed on the Toronto 
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Image with caption: "On the photo (left to right): Ghislain Parent, Chief 
Financial Officer and Executive Vice-President - Finance and Treasury at 
National Bank handed the donation of $300,000 to Danièle Tremblay, Executive 
Director of Accueil Bonneau Foundation, and to Aubin Boudreau, Executive 
Director of Accueil Bonneau. (CNW Group/National Bank of Canada)". Image 
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