A BMO employee does crafts with participants during an Employee Giving event BMO’s Employees Grow the Good for Communities with Employee Giving Campaign

 

Employee giving

BMO values its connection to the communities it serves—as customers, neighbours and partners. BMO employees build those connections, branch by branch and city by city, every day as part of living BMO’s Purpose: Boldly Grow the Good in business and life. They also celebrate those connections with the annual Employee Giving Campaign, which runs for […]

BMO’s Impactful Pro Bono Legal Program for Asylum Seekers

 

Employee giving

“The human rights violations that are occurring around the world are devastating, and this feels like a concrete way to be able to help,” says Ashley Kenny, Senior Compliance Officer, BMO, of BMO’s pro bono legal program. “Donating money is a great way to show support, but I also wanted the hands-on aspect of being […]

BMO volunteers at Camp Oochigeas Employee Voices: BMO Volunteer Day at Camp Ooch

 

Employee giving

On June 10, I spent BMO Volunteer Day with 100 colleagues at Camp Ooch in Muskoka. Camp Ooch is a privately funded, volunteer-driven charity that helps over 1,600 kids affected by cancer every year and their families – at no cost. What’s different about Camp Ooch is its state-of-the-art medical facilities right in the middle […]

Employee Voices: BMO Volunteer Day in Chicago

 

Employee giving

When I was hired at BMO in 2011, I was very impressed with BMO’s involvement in the community. I have steadily been a volunteer in the Chicagoland area for almost 30 years. During my interview process at BMO, it was so important to me to hear stories about BMO’s commitment to the communities they serve, […]

BMO volunteers packing boxes at BMO volunteer day 2019 Employee Voices: BMO Volunteer Day in Brookfield, Wisconsin

 

Employee giving

The Backpack Coalition is committed to providing backpacks and school supplies to students with financial constraints, helping to ensure they succeed in school. Each year the coalition distributes almost 5,000 backpacks with grade-appropriate, school-defined supplies to students in grades K-12. This means that every student who receives a backpack has at least 80% of the […]

BMO employees painting a fence at BMO Volunteer Day 2019 A Day in the Community at BMO’s Annual Employee Volunteer Day

 

Employee giving

June 11 was BMO’s annual Volunteer Day. It’s a day to fuel good and contribute to social well-being in the communities where we live and work. It’s a day that inspires thousands of us to help make a difference, and put our core values into action. Between June 1 and June 16, over 5,000 volunteer […]

Employee Voices: BMO Volunteer Day in Montreal

 

Employee giving

It is 8:30 AM. my colleague and I are on our way to the Montreal Metro Papineau station. We are sharing with each other why we initially chose this particular volunteer activity. I share with her that it would be cool to understand how donated clothes are repurposed for people in need. I admit that […]

BMO Volunteer Day BMO Volunteer Day 2019 Fuels the Good

 

Employee giving

On June 11, BMO marks its annual Volunteer Day—but in fact, the nearly 370 service projects our employees will complete as part of Volunteer Day activities span from June 1 to 16 this year. BMO Volunteer Day brings together nearly 5,000 employees, collectively dedicating thousands of service hours to local non-profits that need that extra […]

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