MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--U.S. Bank, for the third consecutive year, is the exclusive partner of NBC affiliate KARE 11 in its annual campaign to collect toys for the United States Marine Corps Toys for Tots program. New this year, U.S. Bank will offer an additional donation opportunity for customers who use Apple Pay™.
Each time a customer uses a U.S. Bank credit or debit card with Apple Pay™ to complete a transaction in Minnesota now through Dec. 19, 2015, an additional $1 donation will be made by U.S. Bank to Toys for Tots, up to $50,000.
“U.S. Bank is focused on making it easier and more convenient for our customers to do business with us and the businesses where they shop,” said Cliff Cook, Senior Vice President for U.S. Bank Retail Payment Solutions. “This holiday season, we’re encouraging customers to try using Apple Pay™ and at the same time support the Toys for Tots campaign. Joining us in promoting this additional donation opportunity with Apple Pay™ are more than 140 small businesses in the Twin Cities and we appreciate their support.”
In addition to the Apple Pay™ donation opportunity, U.S. Bank will again accept any new, un-wrapped toy at any participating U.S. Bank Twin Cities location from Dec. 4 – Dec. 19, 2015. As an added bonus, anyone dropping off a toy donation will receive a free children’s pass to the Science Museum of Minnesota (up to four children’s passes per family, while supplies last).
“Supporting the efforts by the United States Marine Corps to collect toys is one of the highlights of the year for us,” said Christine Hobrough, Metropolitan Regional Manager for U.S. Bank. “We know your donations and toys will the holidays happier and brighter for children and families in our communities.”
For additional information on the campaign, visit usbank.com/toys.
For more information on Apple Pay, visit http://www.apple.com/apple-pay/.
About U.S. Bank
Minneapolis-based U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB), with $416 billion in assets as of September 30, 2015, is the parent company of U.S. Bank National Association, the fifth largest commercial bank in the United States. The Company operates 3,151 banking offices in 25 states and 5,001 ATMs and provides a comprehensive line of banking, investment, mortgage, trust and payment services products to consumers, businesses and institutions. Visit U.S. Bancorp on the web at www.usbank.com.