Tangerine sponsors Kids Help Phone
By Adnews Staff
Tangerine Bank has signed a sponsorship agreement with non-profit organization Kids Help Phone intended to provide support for black youth in Canada. The two-year agreement is part of the company’s “Tangerine Project Forward” and will focus on online mental health programs under Kids Help Phone's “RiseUp” initiative. The effort is intended to assist youth experiencing distress related to racism and discrimination. Tangerine is a subsidiary of Scotiabank.
"We are thrilled to work with Kids Help Phone and to help ensure critical programming that supports black youth with access to support services,” said Gillian Riley, president and CEO of Tangerine Bank. “We firmly believe that youth empowerment is incredibly important to building stronger communities and, through our work with community partners, we are taking action to acknowledge and help eliminate the existence and influence of systemic anti-black racism.”