|By Marketwired .||
|July 7, 2014 04:04 PM EDT||
TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 07/07/14 -- BMO Financial Group today announced a $25,000 donation to the Canadian Red Cross to assist those affected by the flooding in locations throughout the Southern Prairies Region.
The donation follows a previous announcement from BMO of a financial flood relief program to assist customers in Saskatchewan and Manitoba affected by the flooding. In addition, BMO branches in Saskatchewan and Manitoba are accepting donations to the Canadian Red Cross to assist in relief efforts.
"We want to support residents who are affected by damage caused by the flooding," said John MacAulay, Senior Vice President, Prairies Central Canada Division, BMO Bank of Montreal. "We hope our relief program for customers and our donation to the Canadian Red Cross will help alleviate some of the difficulties."
BMO encourages businesses and individuals to provide assistance to those in the Southern Prairies Region and donate online:
Saskatchewan Floods: www.redcross.ca/skflood
Manitoba Floods: www.redcross.ca/mbflood
For more information, please contact the Canadian Red Cross at: 1-800-418-1111 or [email protected].
About BMO Financial Group
Established in 1817 as Bank of Montreal, BMO Financial Group is a highly diversified financial services organization based in North America. The bank offers a broad range of retail banking, wealth management and investment banking products and services to more than 12 million customers. BMO Financial Group had total assets of $582 billion and more than 45,500 employees at April 30, 2014.