January 3, 2014
Scotiabank donates EC$100,000 in relief funds for Eastern Caribbean

Fri Jan 03, 2014

Scotiabank, on Monday, pledged EC $100,000 to support the islands of St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines and Dominica, as they continue the recovery efforts in the wake of the recent storm.{{more}}

“We recognize that the effects of the recent storm are far reaching and our thoughts are with the people of St Lucia, St Vincent and Dominica as recovery efforts continue,” said David Noel, Scotiabank’s managing director for Caribbean East. “Scotiabank has had a presence in the Caribbean for 125 years, and along with our employees and customers, we want to contribute to the relief efforts being coordinated.”

“I’ve seen first-hand the effects of this storm on the people of St Vincent, including some of our employees and customers,” said Scotiabank St Vincent and the Grenadines country manager Basil Alexander.

“As we work together to rebuild following this disaster, Scotiabank wants to show its support and commitment to the country during this difficult time.”

Donations will be made to local charities including the Red Cross.