Desjardins donates $60,000 to the Red Cross to support emergency aid for earthquake victims in Turkey and Syria

MONTREAL, Feb. 7, 2023 /CNW Telbec/ - Desjardins Group has teamed up with the Canadian Red Cross, donating $60,000 to the Earthquake in Türkiye & Syria Appeal in response to the disaster.

"We're deeply saddened by the loss of life and the damage caused by this devastating event. We want to offer our full support to those who need it most," said Guy Cormier, President and CEO of Desjardins Group. "We hope that our $60,000 donation to the Red Cross will help alleviate the suffering of those affected and play a part in recovery efforts."

Donations made to this fund will enable the Red Cross to provide relief, recovery, and resiliency activities in Turkey and Syria in response to this natural disaster.

Desjardins members and clients wishing to make a donation to the Earthquake in Türkiye & Syria Appeal can do so online at or by calling 1-800-418-1111.

About Desjardins Group

Desjardins Group is the largest cooperative financial group in North America and the fifth largest cooperative financial group in the world, with assets of $408 billion. It was named one of Canada's Top 100 Employers in 2022 by Mediacorp. To meet the diverse needs of its members and clients, Desjardins offers a full range of products and services to individuals and businesses through its extensive distribution network, online platforms and subsidiaries across Canada. Ranked among the world's strongest banks according to The Banker magazine, Desjardins has one of the highest capital ratios and credit ratings in the industry.

SOURCE Desjardins Group


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