MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 22, 2009--
U.S. Bancorp will do its part to help make America stronger by
participating in more than 500 local events for Community Service 2009,
a project of The Financial Services Roundtable (The Roundtable). U.S.
Bancorp employees will volunteer in their local markets by conducting
free financial education seminars; painting, building and repairing
homes; participating in charity runs and walks, food drives, school
supply drives and more.
Community Service 2009 is in its eighth year and unites member
companies' efforts to improve the communities in which they work and
strengthens partnerships with non-profit partners and public
policymakers. The focus of Community Service 2009 is on financial
education. Community Service 2009 activities take place through Dec. 31.
“U.S. Bancorp is honored to be a national sponsor of Community Service
2009,” said Richard Davis, chairman, president and chief executive
officer of U.S. Bancorp. “Many of our employee volunteers across the
company have made it a tradition to participate with The Roundtable’s
annual Community Service program, and look forward to going out and
serving the communities where they live, play and work.”
The Roundtable projects thousands of community service projects will
take place across the nation. In the first quarter alone, member
companies participated in more than 2,600 projects that have helped over
100,000 individuals. U.S. Bancorp employee volunteers will participate
in more than 500 Community Service 2009 events across its 24-state
footprint and regions where it has offices including the East Coast.
The Financial Services Roundtable represents 100 of the largest
integrated financial services companies providing banking, insurance,
and investment products and services to the American consumer. Member
companies participate through the Chief Executive Officer and other
senior executives nominated by the CEO. Roundtable member companies
provide fuel for America's economic engine, accounting directly for
$85.2 trillion in managed assets, $980 billion in revenue, and 2.3
U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB), with $264 billion in assets, is the parent
company of U.S. Bank, the 6th largest commercial bank in the United
States. The company operates 2,847 banking offices and 5,183 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.
Source: U.S. Bancorp
Amy Frantti, 612-303-0733