MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 20, 2007--U.S. Bancorp, the
parent company of U.S. Bank, continues its dedication to the
communities it serves by supporting nonprofit organizations, and
encouraging and rewarding the extraordinary volunteer work of its
53,000 employees with the third annual U.S. Bank Five Star Volunteer
U.S. Bancorp will recognize more than 100 employees who provide
exceptional volunteer service to a nonprofit organization in their
community. In addition to company recognition, U.S. Bancorp will award
the nonprofit up to $1,000 in honor of the employee. The U.S. Bank
Five Star Volunteer Award winners will be announced fourth quarter of
"U.S. Bancorp is a strong community partner, so it's essential
that we support the volunteer work of our employees and the nonprofit
organizations they care about the most," said Deborah Burke, director
of the U.S. Bancorp Foundation.
U.S. Bancorp has a long-standing record of community leadership in
the key areas of affordable housing, economic opportunity, arts and
culture, education and community service. The company received the
highest rating possible from the Office of the Comptroller of the
Currency in 2006 for its commitment to the Community Reinvestment Act
(CRA), meeting the credit needs of all segments of the communities
that U.S. Bancorp serves.
U.S. Bank Five Star Volunteer Award nominations may be made by a
U.S. Bancorp employee or by a nonprofit organization. To request a
nomination form, send an e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org. The
2007 nomination deadline is Friday, October 12.
U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB), with assets of $223 billion, is the 6th
largest commercial bank in the United States. The company operates
2,499 banking offices and 4,867 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 is the parent company of U.S. Bank. Visit U.S. Bancorp on
the web at www.usbank.com.
CONTACT: U.S. Bancorp
Amy Frantti, Media Relations, 612-303-0733
SOURCE: U.S. Bancorp