National Bank donates $50,000 to support people affected by the COVID-19 pandemic around the world

Montreal, May 3, 2021

National Bank today announced a $50,000 donation to the Canadian Red Cross to help people affected by the COVID-19 pandemic around the world, including in India. Members of the public who would like to donate to the Canadian Red Cross campaign can do so on the organization's website.

"Through this donation, we are contributing to the international effort to support communities that have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic," said Louis Vachon, President and Chief Executive Officer of National Bank. "For instance, many of our employees and clients are members of the Indian community. Our thoughts are with them and all other people directly or indirectly affected by this situation."

About National Bank of Canada
With $344 billion in assets as at January 31, 2021, National Bank of Canada, together with its subsidiaries, forms one of Canada's leading integrated financial groups. It has more than 26,000 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 FacebookLinkedIn and Twitter.


Marie-Pierre Jodoin
Senior Manager, Public Affairs and Corporate Social Responsibility
National Bank of Canada