RBC announces $250,000 donation to support immediate Hurricane Fiona relief efforts

TORONTO, Sept. 25, 2022 /CNW/ - Royal Bank of Canada RY RY today announced a donation of $250,000 to the Red Cross Hurricane Fiona in Canada Appeal to support people across eastern Canada who have been impacted by this devastating hurricane.

In addition, the bank has launched a financial relief program to assist impacted RBC clients in the region, and has initiated an internal donation campaign enabling our employees' ability to support the relief efforts.

Clients who have been directly impacted by the hurricane and need assistance are encouraged to call us at 1-800-769-2511.

Those wanting to help support relief efforts are encouraged to donate to the Canadian Red Cross online at www.redcross.ca, by calling 1-800-418-1111, or by donating at any RBC branch in Canada starting September 27, 2022. The Government of Canada is matching any donations Canadians and corporations make to the Red Cross Hurricane Fiona in Canada Appeal over the next 29 days.

RBC has deep roots across Eastern Canada. Founded in Halifax, Nova Scotia as Merchants' Bank in 1864, RBC has 110 branches and approximately 3,500 employees proudly serving our clients and communities throughout the region.

About RBC
Royal Bank of Canada is a global financial institution with a purpose-driven, principles-led approach to delivering leading performance. Our success comes from the 92,000+ employees who leverage their imaginations and insights to bring our vision, values and strategy to life so we can help our clients thrive and communities prosper. As Canada's biggest bank and one of the largest in the world, based on market capitalization, we have a diversified business model with a focus on innovation and providing exceptional experiences to our 17 million clients in Canada, the U.S. and 27 other countries. Learn more at rbc.com.

We are proud to support a broad range of community initiatives through donations, community investments and employee volunteer activities. See how at rbc.com/community-social-impact.

SOURCE RBC

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