- National Bank has been involved with the Breakfast Club of
Canada since 2002. Over the years, it has given the organization
more than $4.5 million in donations through sales of exclusive
products in its branches and, more recently, by partnering with
events benefiting the Club.
- The NB Classic is the annual hockey tournament for National
Bank employees that brings together men's and women's teams from all
across Canada. This year's tournament is taking place in
“National Bank, its employees and the Club have been joining forces
since 2002. Over the years, their commitment has always made an
impact! More than $4.5 million has been collected through our shared
initiatives. The driving force behind each success is the well-being
of children,” stated Marie-Claude Bienvenue, Vice-President,
Eastern Canada, Breakfast Club of Canada.
“To borrow an analogy from the world of hockey, the Bank employees
participating in the tournament gave 110% again this year to support
the Breakfast Club of Canada's activities. We take great pride in
knowing that our financial support can make a difference in the lives
of children, here in Ottawa and all across the country,”
highlighted Jacques Chamberland, Senior Vice-President –
Transformation at National Bank and honorary chair of the 18th
edition of the NB Classic.
About Breakfast Club of Canada
For 23 years,
Breakfast Club of Canada has been nourishing children's potential by
making sure as many of them as possible have access to a healthy
morning meal before school, in an environment that allows their
self-esteem to grow and flourish. But the Club is much more than a
breakfast program: we take a broader approach that promotes the core
values of engagement, enrichment and empowerment, and we team up
with communities and local partners to develop solutions adapted to
their specific needs. Operating from coast to coast, Breakfast Club
of Canada helps feed more than 200,000 students every day in 1,600
schools. For more information, visit www.breakfastclubcanada.org .
About National Bank of Canada
With $251 billion
in assets as at January 31, 2018, National Bank of Canada ,
together with its subsidiaries, forms one of Canada's leading
integrated financial groups. It has more than 21,000 employees in
knowledge-intensive positions and has been recognized numerous times
as a top employer and for its commitment to diversity. Its
securities are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: NA).
Follow the Bank's activities at nbc.ca or via social media
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