National Bank Employees and Retirees Donate Close to $3.4 Million to United Way Centraide

Montréal, January 31, 2020

National Bank employees and retirees raised close to $3.4 million during the 42nd edition of the United Way Centraide campaign.


  • Over $22 million has been given to the organization over the past seven years.
  • This donation includes contributions from thousands of National Bank employees and retirees across Canada, plus a corporate donation.
  • The Bank’s United Way Centraide campaign was led by four campaign co-governors:
    • Martin Gagnon, Executive Vice-President – Wealth Management, Co-President and Co-Chief Executive Officer, National Bank Financial
    • Paolo Pizzuto, Senior Vice-President – Personal Banking
    • Patrice Roy, Vice-President, Payments, Cash Management and International Solutions
    • Jean-François Babin, National Bank


"Our teams across the country share a clear goal: to have a tangible, positive impact on people's lives. It’s with great pride, year after year, that we strive to go the extra mile to give back to the community," said Louis Vachon, President and Chief Executive Officer of National Bank. "United Way Centraide does incredible work to improve the wellbeing of at-risk communities and that’s why it’s important for us to support them."


About National Bank of Canada
With $281 billion in assets as at October 31, 2019,  National Bank of Canada , together with its subsidiaries, forms one of Canada's leading integrated financial groups. It has more than 25,000 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 or via social media such as  Facebook LinkedIn and  Twitter .


Andreia Furtado
Advisor, Public Affairs and Corporate Social Responsibility
National Bank of Canada