The U.S. Bancorp Foundation, in response to the devastating wildfires in
Colorado, is contributing $75,000 to local relief efforts of the
American Red Cross. Also, U.S. Bank has a hardship program for customers
impacted by the Colorado wildfires. U.S. Bank customers should contact
their local branch for additional details.
“U.S. Bank is proud to support the relief efforts in Colorado,” said
Hassan Salem, president of U.S. Bank in Colorado. “We want to do our
part to help support our neighbors, friends and colleagues who are
impacted by the fires across the state. U.S. Bank will also tap into its
employee volunteer network to collaborate with local volunteer relief
The U.S. Bancorp Foundation matches employee contributions made to
eligible charities located in the United States, and is reminding its
employees that it will match their contributions to Colorado wildfire
relief efforts, doubling the impact of their donations.
U.S. Bank operates 150 branches and employs 2,700 people in Colorado.
U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB), with $341 billion in assets as of March 31,
2012, is the parent company of U.S. Bank, the fifth-largest commercial
bank in the United States. The company operates 3,080 banking offices in
25 states and 5,061 ATMs and provides a comprehensive line of banking,
brokerage, insurance, investment, mortgage, trust and payment services
products to consumers, businesses and institutions. U.S. Bancorp and its
employees are dedicated to improving the communities they serve, for
which the company earned the 2011 Spirit of America Award, the highest
honor bestowed on a company by United Way. Visit U.S. Bancorp on the web