Russell Investments and Russell Wilson Team Up to Donate $75K for Seattle-Area Charities

“Invested with Russell” program supports JDRF, City Year and Treehouse to benefit youth in need

Charitable program to continue in 2014 season with $3,000 donated by Russell Investments for every Seahawks touchdown that Russell Wilson scores during the regular and post-season

SEATTLE--()--Seattle-based asset management firm Russell Investments donated $75,000 today as part of its inaugural season “Invested with Russell” partnership with Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson. Through the program, the company donated $63,000 for the 30 passing and rushing touchdowns scored by Wilson during the NFL 2013 regular season and playoffs and announced an additional $12,000 in honor of Seahawks fans, known as the “12th Man.”

“The Invested with Russell partnership with Russell Investments was a huge success this year, and I’m grateful for their commitment to helping youth in our community,” said Wilson. “I appreciate the generous donation from Russell and for all of their support during a very memorable season for the Seahawks and Seattle.”

Russell Investments’ $75,000 donation was made to Wilson’s charitable foundation which will direct $25,000 each to JDRF, City Year and Treehouse, each of which benefits the youth in the Seattle community.

“Russell Investments is honored to play a role this year in the tremendous work Russell Wilson does for our region through his charitable efforts,” said Len Brennan, president and CEO of Russell Investments. “Through our corporate giving efforts and the contributions of time and resources of our associates around the world, we share his belief in contributing to the well-being of our youth.”

Russell Investments and its associates support hundreds of charitable organizations around the world with their time, talent and donations. These efforts carry on a more than 75-year tradition of helping improve the quality of life for people in the communities where Russell associates live and work.

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Russell Investments (Russell) is a global asset manager and one of only a few firms that offers actively managed multi-asset portfolios and services that include advice, investments and implementation. Russell stands with institutional investors, financial advisors and individuals working with their advisors—using the firm’s core capabilities that extend across capital market insights, manager research, portfolio construction, portfolio implementation and indexes to help each achieve their desired investment outcomes.

Russell Investment Group is comprised of the Frank Russell Company, a Washington, USA corporation, and its subsidiaries worldwide. The Frank Russell Company does business as Russell Investments and is a subsidiary of The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company.

Contacts

Russell Investments
Jennifer Tice, 206-505-1858
jtice@russell.com
or
Seattle Seahawks
Suzanne Lavender, 425-203-8024
suzannel@seahawks.com

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Contacts

Russell Investments
Jennifer Tice, 206-505-1858
jtice@russell.com
or
Seattle Seahawks
Suzanne Lavender, 425-203-8024
suzannel@seahawks.com