National Bank and its Employees Donate $3,432,421 to United Way/Centraide

National Bank and its Employees Donate $3,432,421 to United Way/Centraide 
MONTREAL, Jan. 25, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - National Bank is pleased to contribute 
to the success of the United Way/Centraide campaign with a donation of more 
than $3.4 million, an increase of $300,000 over last year. This amount 
represents donations made by current and retired Bank employees across Canada, 
as well as a corporate donation from National Bank. In addition, the very 
first Centraide Soccer Cup tournament, in which the Bank's team did itself 
proud, helped raise $250,000, even before the official start of the annual 
campaign. 
"I am very proud of the commitment shown once again this year by current and 
retired Bank employees to help support the work of thousands of not-for-profit 
organizations across Canada," stated Louis Vachon, President and Chief 
Executive Officer of National Bank and Co-Chair of the 2012 Centraide campaign 
of Greater Montreal. 
United Way/Centraide derives most of its funding from corporate fundraising 
campaigns like the one organized by the Bank each year. The money raised will 
be used to support numerous programs and social services devoted to improving 
the quality of life of Canadians in sectors benefiting the most from their 
outreach. 
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 commitment.nationalbank.ca. 
About National Bank of Canada
With $178 billion in assets as at October 31, 2012, National Bank of Canada 
(www.nbc.ca), 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 
Stock Exchange (TSX: NA). Follow the Bank's activities via social media and 
learn more about its extensive community involvement at clearfacts.ca and 
commitment.nationalbank.ca. 
(The telephone number provided below is for the exclusive use of  journalists 
and other media representatives.): 
Joan Beauchamp Senior Advisor - Public Affairs National Bank Tel.: 
514-394-6500 
Image with caption: "Pictured (left to right): Geneviève Trottier, Yannick 
Elliott, Michèle Thibodeau-Deguire (Centraide), Jacques Lapierre, Louis 
Vachon, Martin Lavigne and Thi Be Nguyen. (CNW Group/National Bank of 
Canada)". Image available at:  
http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20130125_C8752_PHOTO_EN_23030.jpg 
SOURCE: National Bank of Canada 
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CO: National Bank of Canada
ST: Quebec
NI: FIN  
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