BMO Financial Group

BMO Financial Group
BMO Bank of Montreal

BMO Bank of Montreal

June 26, 2013 14:47 ET

BMO Branches Across Canada Accepting Donations to Red Cross For Relief Efforts in Alberta

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - June 26, 2013) - BMO Bank of Montreal branches across Canada are accepting donations to the Canadian Red Cross to support relief efforts for those affected by the devastating flooding in Calgary and southern Alberta.

Last week, BMO announced a $100,000 donation to the Canadian Red Cross to support relief efforts in the region, and a financial flood relief program to assist customers.

The relief program for BMO clients includes:

  • Deferral of personal loan payments (various options)
  • Deferral of personal mortgage loan principal and interest payments for a period of two months
  • Special accommodations for BMO Bank of Montreal commercial customers affected by the flooding, which are being developed on a case-by-case basis
  • Options to reverse fees incurred such as non-BMO ATM fees, overdraft fees, and returned item fees

"We want to assist our customers and residents in the region living through this human drama," said Robert Hayes, BMO Senior Vice President, Alberta and NWT Division, BMO Bank of Montreal. "We hope our relief program for customers and our $100,000 donation to the Canadian Red Cross will help alleviate some of the difficulties. I also want to thank the BMO Team throughout Alberta, whose extraordinary efforts have been integral to re-establishing service for our customers in very difficult circumstances."

BMO will continue to update customers on the status of branches affected in the region. For further information, please call 1-877 CALL BMO (225-5266), or visit For information on additional branch locations in your area, please visit the BMO Branch Locator.

Canadian Red Cross: 1-800-418-1111

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 $555 billion as at April 30, 2013, and more than 46,000 employees, BMO Financial Group provides a broad range of personal and commercial banking, wealth management and investment banking products and solutions.

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