TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - October 14, 2016) - Scotiabank is donating $50,000 to Doctors Without Borders and $50,000 to other local charities to assist with the relief efforts in the Caribbean, following the devastation caused by Hurricane Matthew. Our thoughts go out to those impacted by the recent events.
"Hurricane Matthew has had a tremendous impact on the people of the Caribbean, including our employees and customers," said Brendan King, Senior Vice President, International Banking, Scotiabank. "Scotiabank has been in the Caribbean for more than 125 years and remains committed to supporting the people of the region as they work to rebuild their communities."
Canadians can donate to the Canadian Red Cross at any Scotiabank branch in Canada from now until November 12. Please indicate that your donation is supporting the "Hurricane Matthew Appeal".
Through our global community investment strategy, Scotiabank and its employees support causes at a grassroots level. Recognized as a leader for our charitable donations and philanthropic activities, in 2015, Scotiabank contributed $67 million to help our communities around the world.
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