SOURCE: Scotiabank


April 29, 2016 12:44 ET

Scotiabank Donates USD$20,000 to Relief Efforts in Uruguay

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - April 29, 2016) - Scotiabank is donating USD$20,000 to the Red Cross of Uruguay to assist with the rescue and relief efforts in the country, following widespread flooding and tornados.

"The flooding in Uruguay has had a tremendous impact on the people of Uruguay, including our employees and customers," said Diego Masola, SVP & Country Head, Scotiabank in Uruguay. "As the country works to rebuild, we are committed to showing our support to customers, employees and communities affected by the severe weather conditions."

Scotiabank is the only private bank in Uruguay with a presence in all 19 departments with 38 branches, more than 1,665 employees and 157 ABMs across the country.

Scotiabank thanks the Red Cross of Uruguay and everyone assisting with the rescue and relief efforts during this difficult time.

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