TORONTO, June 25, 2013 /CNW/ - MasterCard Canada today announced it will donate $25,000 to Red Cross disaster relief efforts in Alberta and will double the amount MasterCard employees donate.
"Our hearts go out to everyone in Alberta whose lives, homes and livelihoods have been devastated by the flooding," said MasterCard President Betty K. DeVita. "In the face of disaster, our priorities as community members become very clear. We all need to do what we can to help. It has been heartening to see how Canadians have reached out to provide that help."
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