RBC Capital Markets conducts virtual fundraiser
RBC Capital Markets of Toronto recently conducted a virtual fundraising event called “Trade for the Kids @Home.” The program supports charitable organizations focusing on youth mental health and food security. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the annual event was this year conducted online The initiative consisted of videos shared with employees of the company in Canada, the U.S., the U.K., Europe, Japan, Hong Kong, Australia, Barbados and Bahamas. The videos featured former patients, families and staff of participating charities.
“During times of need, RBC recognizes that charities and non-profit organizations are particularly vulnerable,” said Mike Bowick, president of RBC Capital Markets. “As one of the largest banks globally, it's very important for RBC to demonstrate our unwavering commitment to helping our communities heal and grow stronger. Through ‘RBC Trade for the Kids,’ our employees and clients have the opportunity to directly engage with our charity partners and learn of their involvement in our communities and how they can help make a difference. We are thankful for the invaluable work and immeasurable efforts our charity partners continue to put in, especially during this pandemic, and are also thankful to our employees and clients for their tremendous ongoing support.”