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BMO Commits $100,000 to Haiti Earthquake Relief Efforts

TORONTO, Aug. 18, 2021 /CNW/ - BMO Financial Group today announced a donation of $100,000 to support organizations providing relief and recovery efforts in Haiti following the devastating earthquake on August 14 and Tropical Storm Grace that swept into Haiti on Monday.

"All of us at BMO stand with the people of Haiti as they deal with the tragic aftermath of the weekend earthquake and current Tropical Storm Grace that have struck the island nation," said Vittorio Pellegrino, Regional President, Personal Banking, Quebec and Eastern Ontario, Bank of Montreal. "In addition to BMO joining other Canadian financial institutions to support immediate and ongoing relief efforts on the ground, our thoughts are also with the more than 100,000 Canadians of Haitian descent who call Montreal, Canada home and all of our customers, employees and community members who have been impacted by these tragic events in Haiti."

Responding to communities in need is a key part of BMO's purpose, to Boldly Grow the Good in business and life, and our commitment for an inclusive society. BMO's donation will be directed to the Canadian Red Cross and UNICEF Canada and will serve immediate and continuing on-the-ground needs of those impacted by the events over the last week.

Those wishing to support Haiti relief efforts can visit: the Canadian Red Cross and UNICEF Canada.

About BMO Financial Group
Serving customers for 200 years and counting, BMO is a highly diversified financial services provider - the 8th largest bank, by assets, in North America. With total assets of $950 billion as of April 30, 2021, and a team of diverse and highly engaged employees, BMO provides a broad range of personal and commercial banking, wealth management and investment banking products and services to more than 12 million customers and conducts business through three operating groups: Personal and Commercial Banking, BMO Wealth Management and BMO Capital Markets.

SOURCE BMO Financial Group

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