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Desjardins donates $50,000 to the Red Cross to support emergency aid for earthquake victims in Morocco

September 10, 2023

Montreal, September 10, 2023 – Desjardins Group has teamed up with the Canadian Red Cross, donating $50,000 to the Morocco Earthquake 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. "Our thoughts are with those directly affected and their loved ones."

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

Desjardins members and clients wishing to make a donation to the Morocco Earthquake Appeal can do so online at External link. This link will open in a new window. or by calling 1-800-418-1111.

Eliminating fees for international money transfers to Morocco

Desjardins is eliminating fees for international money transfers to Morocco from September 9 to 30, 2023, to make it easier to send funds to those in need and help with the country's recovery efforts. Members and clients who wish to use this service can make transfers directly on AccèsD, contact their Desjardins caisse or credit union or call 1-800-CAISSES (1-800-224-7737).

For more information (media inquiries only):
Public Relations
Desjardins Group
514-281-7000, ext. 5553436