Toronto, Ontario, May 1, 2019 – Thousands of Ontario residents in the regions of the Ottawa Valley, Ottawa-Gatineau and Muskoka are just beginning the long process of recovery from historic floods that have driven people from their homes.
Meridian has made a $5,000 donation to assist the Canadian Red Cross in delivering essential services to impacted areas who are working alongside local authorities to provide immediate assistance to those affected by the flooding.
Meridian will match employee donations made to this cause, dollar for dollar, up to $1000 through Meridian’s employee giving program, My Commitment to Communities.
Money raised will be used to respond to immediate and emerging needs and to support the recovery efforts of those affected in and around Ottawa Valley, Muskoka and Ottawa Gatineau, and other affected areas.
With more than 75 years of banking history, Meridian is Ontario’s largest credit union and the third largest in Canada, helping to grow the lives of its more than 300,000 Members. Meridian has $21.3 billion in assets under management as of March 31, 2019 and delivers a full range of financial services online, by phone, by mobile and through a network of 91 branches across Ontario, and commercial banking services in 11 locations. Meridian Members also have access to THE EXCHANGE® Network, with 3,700 no-fee ABMs across Canada and 500,000 ABMs in the United States. For more information, please visit: meridiancu.ca.