MONTREAL, Aug. 7, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - National Bank announces a $100,000 donation to the Canadian Red Cross Lebanon Humanitarian Needs Appeal to help the people affected by the explosions in Beirut.

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Members of the public who would like to donate to the Canadian Red Cross campaign can do so on the organization's website. National Bank credit card holders can also use their rewards points to make a donation via the Bank's À la carte Rewards site.

"We are all affected by recent events in Beirut, Lebanon, a country that was already dealing with hardship, including a difficult economic situation. Many of our employees, clients and partners are members of the Lebanese community. Our thoughts are with all the people affected by these events," said Louis Vachon, President and CEO of National Bank.

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With $317 billion in assets as at April 30, 2020, National Bank of Canada, together with its subsidiaries, forms one of Canada's leading integrated financial groups. It has more than 26,000 employees in knowledge-intensive positions and has been recognized numerous times as a top employer and for its commitment to diversity. Its securities are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: NA). Follow the Bank's activities at nbc.ca or via social media such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

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