RBC Donates $50,000 to One Fund Boston to aid
victims impacted by tragic events at Boston Marathon
NEW YORK and MINNEAPOLIS, April 22, 2013
- RBC today announced a $50,000 donation to The One Fund Boston
through its RBC Foundation USA - a charitable entity funded
jointly by the bank's Capital Markets and Wealth Management
businesses in the U.S. - to aid the victims impacted by the
Boston Marathon tragedy.
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and Boston Mayor Tom
Menino announced the formation of The One Fund Boston to raise
money to help those families most affected by the tragic events
that unfolded during the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013.
"The appalling events that took place at the Boston
Marathon impacted our entire nation, and many of our employees,
clients, families and friends," said John Taft, CEO of
RBC Wealth Management, U.S. "We are proud to partner
with The One Fund Boston in support of their efforts."
"Our hearts go out to the many innocent people affected
by this terrible tragedy," said Deborah Freer, COO of
RBC Capital Markets, U.S. "Our thoughts are with them
and their families as they attempt to recover from this horrific
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In 2012, RBC contributed more than C$95 million to causes
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For more information please contact:
Kevin Foster, RBC,