National Bank Donates a Total of $100,000 to Eight Youth Organizations Thanks
MONTREAL, Feb. 27, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - National Bank is proud to announce that
it will donate a total of $100,000 to eight youth organizations as part of an
initiative under its One for Youth program. The public was invited to support
the organization of their choice on the Bank's Facebook page from January7
to February24, 2013.
"National Bank firmly believes that young people have a positive influence on
the community. That's why it has been a supporter of local youth programs for
many years. In its most recent initiative We give. You decide, the Bank let
the public choose the organizations they cared about the most and made
donations accordingly," stated Lise-Anne Amyot, Vice-President - Brand Image
and Data Governance at National Bank.
Thanks to this support, Scouts Canada, the Club des petits déjeuners du
Québec and Breakfast Clubs of Canada, Junior Achievement, the Starlight
Children's Foundation Canada, Pathways to Education, Big Brothers Big Sisters
of Canada, Kids Help Phone, and the Children's Wish Foundation will have more
energy and resources to help young people.
Each year, National Bank supports hundreds of Canadian organizations through
donations and sponsorships. It is particularly committed to young people
through its One for Youth program, ensuring they are healthy and have the
tools they need to become engaged citizens committed to building a better
world. To learn more about the initiatives supported by the Bank and its
employees, visit youth.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
(The telephone number provided below is for the exclusive use of journalists
and other media representatives.):
Marie-Pierre Jodoin Senior Advisor - Public Affairs National Bank Tel.:
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