SOURCE: Scotiabank

Scotiabank

June 09, 2015 11:30 ET

Scotiabank Sponsors Home for Life Auction in Support of Eva's Initiatives

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - June 09, 2015) - Scotiabank is the presenting sponsor of the 2015 Eva's Home for Life Auction, which supports programming for homeless and at-risk youths transitioning from the street to independent living.

What:

Eva's annual spring fundraiser: Home for Life Auction
Fine dining, live auction and photography exhibit

When:

Tuesday, June 16, 6 - 10 p.m.

Where:

Arcadian Court
401 Bay Street, 8th Floor, Toronto, ON

Host:

Richard Cazeau, Toronto-based media personality and Gemini-nominated TV host, writer and producer

The Home for Life Auction includes showcase rooms -- designed by Ryerson School of Interior Design students -- where guests are invited to bid on housewares and furniture, as well as entertainment, home improvement and garden accessories. The evening features a fine dining experience, live auction of unique experiences and events, as well as a youth-curated photography exhibit. Tickets are $150 each or $1,400 for a package of 10. For more information about the event and to purchase tickets, please visit: www.homeforlifeauction.ca.

About Eva's Initiative

Eva's provides safe shelter, training, counselling and a wide range of innovative programs and services to help homeless and at-risk youth reach their potential and lead productive, self-sufficient and healthy lives. In Toronto alone, Eva's operates three unique shelters which provide food and shelter for 114, 16-to-24-year-olds nightly.

About Scotiabank

Through our global philanthropic program, Scotiabank and its employees support causes at a grassroots level. Recognized as a leader for our charitable donations and philanthropic activities, Scotiabank has contributed on average $50 million annually over the last five years to community causes around the world.

Scotiabank is Canada's international bank and a leading financial services provider in North America, Latin America, the Caribbean and Central America, and parts of Asia. We are dedicated to helping our 21 million customers become better off through a broad range of advice, products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management and private banking, corporate and investment banking, and capital markets. With a team of more than 86,000 employees and assets of $837 billion (as at April 30, 2015) Scotiabank trades on the Toronto (TSX: BNS) and New York Exchanges (NYSE: BNS). Scotiabank distributes the Bank's media releases using Marketwired. For more information, please visit www.scotiabank.com and follow us on Twitter @ScotiabankNews.

Contact Information

  • Media Contacts

    Sarah Barker
    Marketing and Communications Director
    Eva's Initiatives
    416-977-4497 ext. 124
    sbarker@evas.ca

    Erin Truax
    Public and Corporate Affairs
    Scotiabank
    416-933-2592
    Erin.Truax@Scotiabank.com