Tangerine Matching Client Donations towards Red Cross Relief in Ecuador up to $25,000

TORONTO, ON – April 21, 2016

Starting Wednesday April 27, 2016, Tangerine Clients can use their existing Tangerine Chequing Account to make an online donation to the Canadian Red Cross in support of their response to the recent earthquake in Ecuador. Tangerine will match every dollar donated up to $25,000 with all funds going directly to the Canadian Red Cross Ecuador Earthquake Appeal.

The Red Cross has intervened in Ecuador and is on the ground providing life-saving assistance. All donations will go directly to the people of Ecuador, to help them recover and rebuild their lives.

To donate, Clients can simply log in at Tangerine.ca and click "I want to help." Tangerine will be matching donations starting Wednesday April 27, 2016 until Friday May 27, 2016, up to $25,000.

A tax receipt will be provided by the Canadian Red Cross for donations of $20 or more. Tangerine will provide your name and mailing address to the Canadian Red Cross if you donate.

About Tangerine

Tangerine is a direct bank that delivers simplified everyday banking to Canadians. With nearly 2 million Clients and close to $38 billion in total assets, we are Canada's leading direct bank. Tangerine offers banking that is flexible and accessible, products and services that are innovative, fair fees, and award-winning client service. From no-fee daily chequing and high-interest savings accounts, GICs, RSPs, TFSAs, mortgages and mutual funds, Tangerine has the everyday banking products Canadians need. With over 1,000 employees in Canada, our presence extends beyond our website and Mobile Banking app to our Café locations, Pop-Up locations and 24/7 Contact Centres. Tangerine was launched as ING DIRECT Canada in 1997. In 2012 it was acquired by Scotiabank, and operates independently as a wholly-owned subsidiary.

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