April 22, 2013
/PRNewswire/ - RBC today announced a
donation to The One Fund Boston through its RBC Foundation
- a charitable entity funded jointly by the bank's Capital Markets and Wealth Management businesses in the U.S. - to aid the victims impacted by the Boston Marathon tragedy.
announced the formation of The One Fund Boston to raise money to help those families most affected by the tragic events that unfolded during the Boston Marathon on
April 15, 2013
"The appalling events that took place at the Boston Marathon impacted our entire nation, and many of our employees, clients, families and friends," said
, CEO of RBC Wealth Management, U.S. "We are proud to partner with The One Fund Boston in support of their efforts."
"Our hearts go out to the many innocent people affected by this terrible tragedy," said
, COO of RBC Capital Markets, U.S. "Our thoughts are with them and their families as they attempt to recover from this horrific incident."
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