MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March is Red Cross month, and U.S. Bank customers have an opportunity to support the important work of the nonprofit by making a financial donation at more than 3,000 designated U.S. Bank ATMs in 25 states. The funds will go towards Red Cross disaster relief efforts.
U.S. Bank ATMs will accept contributions through Wednesday, April 2, 2014. In addition, the U.S. Bank Foundation will match donations made by its employees to the Red Cross through the company’s matching gift fund, doubling the impact of their donations.
“The generous support from U.S. Bank during Red Cross Month in March will help us prepare for and respond immediately to disasters whenever and wherever we’re needed,” said Neal Litvack, Red Cross chief development officer. “Money donated by U.S. Bank, its employees and the general public is essential to fulfilling the mission of the Red Cross.”
In addition, the public can make $10 donations to American Red Cross Disaster Relief by texting REDCROSS to: 90999.
U.S. Bank and the Red Cross established a partnership that includes an annual commitment of $250,000 from U.S. Bank that will help the Red Cross prepare for vital disaster services. U.S. Bank continues to work closely with the Red Cross throughout the year to provide opportunities for employees to donate blood and volunteer time to the charity.
About the American Red Cross:
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org or visit us on Twitter at @RedCross.
About U.S. Bank
U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB), with $364 billion in assets as of Dec. 31, 2013, is the parent company of U.S. Bank, the 5th largest commercial bank in the United States. The company operates 3,081 banking offices in 25 states and 4,906 ATMs and provides a comprehensive line of banking, brokerage, insurance, investment, mortgage, trust and payment services products to consumers, businesses and institutions. Visit U.S. Bancorp on the web at www.usbank.com.
Note to editors: video of donations being made at a U.S. Bank ATM is available at http://mediamojo.com/usbank/atm/