Royal Bank donates to Red Cross hurricane relief

On Wednesday, October 25, 2017, the branch of the British Red Cross’ hurricane relief efforts have been boosted by a donation by the Royal Bank of Canada. The volunteer service organization was presented with a check for US$10,000. Branch Manager Miss Lucille Irish presented the check to chairman of the Red Cross branch, Bennette Roach during a brief ceremony at the bank’s offices in Brades.

Miss Irish said, handing over the oversized replica of the check, said: “Royal Bank, Montserrat is pleased to present this check to the Montserrat Red Cross. It’s a check for US$10,000. This is our contribution to help persons who were affected by the hurricane Maria.”

On behalf of the Montserrat Branch of the BRC we are grateful and say thank you very much to RBC one of our oldest corporate citizens in MNI. I understand that this year we celebrate in MNI 100 years of RBC being in MNI. We look forward to even more contributions as in celebration of that period. I want say thank you very much on behalf of Red Cross and the people who are going to be beneficiaries of the $10,0000.”Chairman Roach, while saying that the funds will be used for persons who were impacted in the September hurricane, said: “There are all kinds of different things we can do. Red Cross does anything that is humanitarian, anything that help uplifts people in time of difficulty.”

We would have to determine what those things are,” he said. “Take for example people like farmers who have lost almost everything and which have put a real damper on agriculture and food in Montserrat…”

He cited also the disaster risk reduction program the Red Cross branch has been associated with. “We have been carrying out this and can assist in that area.

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On Wednesday, October 25, 2017, the branch of the British Red Cross’ hurricane relief efforts have been boosted by a donation by the Royal Bank of Canada. The volunteer service organization was presented with a check for US$10,000. Branch Manager Miss Lucille Irish presented the check to chairman of the Red Cross branch, Bennette Roach during a brief ceremony at the bank’s offices in Brades.

Miss Irish said, handing over the oversized replica of the check, said: “Royal Bank, Montserrat is pleased to present this check to the Montserrat Red Cross. It’s a check for US$10,000. This is our contribution to help persons who were affected by the hurricane Maria.”

On behalf of the Montserrat Branch of the BRC we are grateful and say thank you very much to RBC one of our oldest corporate citizens in MNI. I understand that this year we celebrate in MNI 100 years of RBC being in MNI. We look forward to even more contributions as in celebration of that period. I want say thank you very much on behalf of Red Cross and the people who are going to be beneficiaries of the $10,0000.”Chairman Roach, while saying that the funds will be used for persons who were impacted in the September hurricane, said: “There are all kinds of different things we can do. Red Cross does anything that is humanitarian, anything that help uplifts people in time of difficulty.”

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We would have to determine what those things are,” he said. “Take for example people like farmers who have lost almost everything and which have put a real damper on agriculture and food in Montserrat…”

He cited also the disaster risk reduction program the Red Cross branch has been associated with. “We have been carrying out this and can assist in that area.