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RBC Charity Day for the Kids donates US$5 million to 78 youth-focused charities around the globe

PRNewswire June 26, 2024

RBC Capital Markets hosts its annual global Charity Day celebration

  • Celebrations held by RBC Capital Markets employees in Canada, the U.S., the UK, France, Germany, Spain, Netherlands, Singapore, Japan, Hong Kong, Australia, Barbados, and the Bahamas

  • US$5 million donated to 78 charities across 13 countries

TORONTO, June 26, 2024 /PRNewswire/ – This year marks the 10th anniversary of RBC Charity Day for the Kids, a philanthropic initiative focused on building long-lasting and productive partnerships with youth charities around the globe.

Yesterday, RBC hosted its annual RBC Charity Day for the Kids event, bringing together over 10,000 employees in 28 cities to celebrate RBC’s culture of philanthropy and a decade of making a difference for youth around the world.

“RBC Charity Day for the Kids is one of the many ways in which employees and clients can make a positive and measurable impact on the communities in which we live and work,” said Derek Neldner, CEO & group head, RBC Capital Markets. “We are extremely proud to support the transformational work of our charity partners, who are delivering vital community programs and developing new ideas to address the pressing challenges affecting children, young people, and families.”

This year, RBC Charity Day for the Kids donated US$5 million to 78 charity partners who support children and their families through difficulties such as poverty, physical and mental ill-health, facilitating end-of-life care for terminally ill children, and much more.

Launched in 2015, RBC Charity Day for the Kids, formerly known as RBC Trade for the Kids, has supported more than 145 youth-focused charities with over $35.2 million in total donations over the last decade.

For more on RBC Charity Day for the Kids and the benefitting charities, click here.

About RBC
Royal Bank of Canada is a global financial institution with a purpose-driven, principles-led approach to delivering leading performance. Our success comes from the 98,000+ employees who leverage their imaginations and insights to bring our vision, values and strategy to life so we can help our clients thrive and communities prosper. As Canada’s biggest bank and one of the largest in the world, based on market capitalization, we have a diversified business model with a focus on innovation and providing exceptional experiences to our more than 18 million clients in Canada, the U.S. and 27 other countries. Learn more at rbc.com.

We are proud to support a broad range of community initiatives through donations, community investments and employee volunteer activities. See how at rbc.com/community-social-impact.

About RBC Capital Markets
The most significant corporations, institutional investors, asset managers, private equity firms, and governments around the globe recognize RBC Capital Markets as an innovative, trusted partner with an in-depth expertise in capital markets, banking, and finance. We are well-established in the largest, most mature capital markets across North America, Europe, and the Asia Pacific region, which collectively encompasses 80% of the global investment banking fee pool.

RBC Capital Markets is part of a leading provider of financial services, Royal Bank of Canada (RBC). Founded in 1864, RBC is one of the largest banks in the world and the fifth largest in North America, as measured by market capitalization. With a strong capital base and consistent financial performance, RBC is among a small group of highly rated global banks. Learn more at rbccm.com

For more information, please contact: Chloe Brooke, Senior Manager, Corporate Communications, chloe.brooke@rbccm.com, +1 929-354-7725

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