RBC has announced a $50,000 donation to The One Fund Boston through its RBC Foundation USA - 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.
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and Boston Mayor Tom Menino 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 John Taft, 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 Deborah Freer, COO of RBC Capital Markets, U.S. 'Our thoughts are with them and their families as they attempt to recover from this horrific incident'.