BMO Financial Group

BMO Financial Group

May 31, 2013 09:00 ET

Media Advisory: BMO Hosts Panel on Volunteerism in Canada

- Join experts from BMO, the United Way and the Agincourt Community Services Association on June 4th at 10:30 a.m. ET

- Panellists to provide insight on the importance and prevalence of volunteering in Canada and unveil the findings from a new national study

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 31, 2013) - To mark BMO Volunteer Day, a company-wide initiative that will involve approximately 5,600 employees volunteering in more than 470 projects in communities across North America, BMO Financial Group will be hosting a panel to discuss a variety of issues around volunteering and unveil findings from a new study on volunteerism in Canada.

Media representatives are invited to dial in to a panel conference call featuring experts who will discuss a number of topics including:
What percentage of Canadians volunteer and why?
What are the most popular charitable sectors for volunteers?
How important a role do volunteers play in the ongoing success of community organizations such as the United Way and the Agincourt Community Services Association?
Do employers have a responsibility to help nurture a culture of volunteerism in Canada?
Eric Tripp, President, BMO Capital Markets
Rahima Mamdani, Vice President of Human Capital, United Way Toronto
Lee Soda, Executive Director, Agincourt Community Services Association
Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. ET
Media are invited to participate through conference call: 416-695-7806 / 888-789-9572
Participant Passcode: 7627282

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