MINNEAPOLIS, Oct 06, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --
U.S. Bank is rewarding its FlexPerks cardholders for their charitable
giving efforts, offering triple FlexPoints for donations cardholders
make with their FlexPerks Travel Rewards or FlexPerks Select Rewards
credit card. Cardholders can receive triple FlexPoints for donations to
over 25,000 eligible 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations.
"In today's challenging economy, supporting the communities where we
live and work is more important than ever," said Cliff Cook, chief
marketing officer for U.S. Bank Retail Payment Solutions. "We're excited
to see how our customers respond to this unique opportunity to be
rewarded for their philanthropic efforts."
In addition to rewarding cardholders for their charitable giving, U.S.
Bancorp strengthens communities through a number of its own
philanthropic initiatives. In 2009, the U.S. Bancorp Foundation
contributed over $20.6 million in grants and employee matching gifts to
organizations across the country. The company also contributed over $8.1
million in corporate contributions and nonprofit sponsorships in 2009.
Named the "Best Credit Card if You Want Travel Perks" by Kiplinger's
Personal Finance magazine, the FlexPerks Travel Rewards Visa offers
industry-leading value and innovation for customers who want travel
rewards. In addition to travel, customers can earn cash back,
merchandise, gift cards and statement credits with FlexPerks.
Cardholders also enjoy the universal acceptance that is available to
Visa card customers. To learn more about the full suite of U.S. Bank
FlexPerks credit, debit and business products, go to www.usbank.com/flexperks,
or visit any U.S. Bank branch office.
U.S. Bank Retail Payment Solutions (RPS) is one of the nation's leading
payment processing and full-service issuing providers. RPS offers
credit, debit, and prepaid payment solutions to consumers and small
businesses through U.S. Bank and in partnership with financial
institutions, businesses, governments and employers.
U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB), with $283 billion in assets as of June 30,
2010, is the parent company of U.S. Bank, the fifth largest commercial
bank in the United States. The company operates 3,002 banking offices in
24 states and 5,309 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. Bank
U.S. Bank Media Relations
Teri Charest, 612-303-0732