Category: Response


Eskasoni First Nation overhead view BMO brings banking to Eskasoni Nation during lockdown

 

Employees who inspire, Indigenous banking, Response

“When our community went on lockdown to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, a lot of people had concerns about how to pay bills or deposit cheques,” says Tracy Menge, Director of Community Economic Development of Cape Breton’s Eskasoni First Nation. “BMO helped us in an unsure time.” In March 2020, just two months after thousands […]

Masks made from Chicago Bulls apparel BMO Harris Bank partners with the Chicago Bulls to donate 10,000 Face masks

 

Response

BMO Harris Bank has teamed up with the Chicago Bulls to upcycle surplus Bulls apparel into 10,000 face coverings.  The masks will be donated to five local nonprofits, including My Block My hood My City, Breakthrough Family Urban Ministries, Boys and Girls Clubs of Chicago, After School Matters and Health Hood Chicago, to be distributed […]

A volunteer assembling PPE kits Alberta Motor Transport Association and BMO Work Together to Protect Commercial Drivers in Alberta

 

Employees who inspire, Response

“As a leading cross-border bank, we recognize how important it is to do our part and help to keep the supply chain moving – especially for food and agriculture-based businesses – as we start to see the economy reopening,” says Allison Hakomaki, Head, Canadian Commercial Banking, Prairies, BMO Financial Group. With that in mind, to […]

A farm employee using a BMO ATM Nature Fresh Farms is working with BMO to make banking accessible for employees

 

Employees who inspire, Response

“It’s great to have a long-term partner who will work with you to help find solutions to unprecedented problems,” says John Ketler, Vice President of Nature Fresh Farms. “Especially in times like this.” BMO recently collaborated with Nature Fresh Farms to make banking more accessible to their employees amid the COVID-19 pandemic by installing an […]

A healthcare worker with a mask is putting on gloves Sunnybrook COVID-19 treatment clinical trial supported by donors including BMO

 

Community giving, Response

Sunnybrook’s community of donors has come together to quickly raise over $1 million for a promising pan-Canadian COVID-19 clinical trial being coordinated by a research team at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto. BMO Financial Group is the lead financial services donor to Sunnybrook’s CONCOR-1 efforts. The Convalescent Plasma for COVID-19 Research (CONCOR-1) trial is […]

A child plays with LEGO bricks USO of Illinois and BMO Harris Bank host a virtual experience for military youth

 

Employees who inspire, Response

Many of us are looking for ways to make a difference during the COVID-19 crisis, including BMO Harris Bank’s Veteran’s Advisory Council, an enterprise resource group that provides fellowship and support to BMO employees who are military veterans. Recently, they teamed up with USO Of Illinois to host a virtual creative experience for children of […]