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Press release from Marketwire

National Bank to Donate $10,000 for the Victims of Floods in Thunder Bay

Tuesday, June 05, 2012

National Bank to Donate $10,000 for the Victims of Floods in Thunder Bay12:59 EDT Tuesday, June 05, 2012TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 5, 2012) - National Bank will contribute $10,000 to the Canadian Red Cross to support the organization's relief efforts for the victims of the floods in Thunder Bay, Ontario. National Bank will also collect donations from the public in all its Ontario branches, from June 6 to July 6, 2012. "Clients of the National Bank Financial branch located at 34 Cumberland Street North, 7th floor, Thunder Bay are also invited to make their donations directly at our branch", said Walter Zanewycz, Senior Investment Advisor, National Bank Financial.Cheques or donations should be made out to the "Canadian Red Cross, Thunder Bay Flood 2012". The Canadian Red Cross will issue tax receipts for all donations of $10 and more. All donations made at National Bank branches and at the National Bank Financial branch in Thunder Bat will be sent to the Canadian Red Cross to be used to provide immediate relief to the victims. Established in Ontario for more than 100 years, National Bank seeks to contribute to the well-being of the community it serves. In 2011, National Bank spearheaded a massive fundraising campaign to help those affected by flooding in Quebec, Manitoba and Western Canada.For more information, please contact your nearest National Bank branch with our finder tool or call our Customer services at 1-888-483-5628About National Bank of Canada With $176 billion in assets as at April 30, 2012, National Bank of Canada (www.nbc.ca), together with its subsidiaries, forms one of Canada's leading integrated financial groups, and was named among the five strongest banks in the world by Bloomberg Markets. The Bank has close to 20,000 employees and is widely recognized as a top employer. Its securities are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX:NA). Follow the Bank's activities via social media and learn more about its extensive community involvement at clearfacts.ca and commitment.nationalbank.ca.The telephone number provided below is for the exclusive use of journalists and other media representatives.FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: Senior Advisor - Public AffairsJoan BeauchampNational Bank514-394-6500