CALGARY, June 28, 2013 - RBC today announced up to an additional $125,000 in donations in recognition of RBC employee volunteers who are assisting relief efforts for employees and communities affected by the flooding in Alberta. Teams of employee volunteers who commit time to helping rebuild and clean up affected areas in southern Alberta will qualify for $1,000 grants to be donated to the Canadian Red Cross.
"I'm very proud of the spirit of volunteerism and generosity RBC employees have shown in support of the recovery and assistance efforts here in Alberta," said Bruce MacKenzie, regional president, Alberta and the Territories. "In the aftermath of this tragedy, now, more than ever, we are here to help one another. We're honored to be able to contribute to the relief effort."
In addition to today's announcement, RBC has also made the following arrangements to support relief efforts:
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