MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 30, 2013--
U.S. Bank customers can make donations to Operation Homefront at more
than 2,900 U.S. Bank ATMs in 25 states. The funds will go directly to
Operation Homefront, a military support nonprofit organization that
provides emergency financial and other assistance to families of service
members and wounded warriors.
U.S. Bank ATMs will accept contributions October 30 through November 20,
2013. U.S. Bank customers will be able to donate from their primary
checking or savings account in amounts from $5 to $299.
“U.S. Bank is a strong supporter of the military and veterans, and we’re
honored to assist in this effort to help Operation Homefront meets its
mission,” said Richard Davis, chairman, president and chief executive
officer (CEO) of U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB), the parent company of U.S.
Bank. “American service members and wounded warriors put their lives on
the line every day to protect and defend our great nation, and we’re
proud to be their financial partner.”
“Many Americans want to support our military families, but don’t always
know how,” said Jim Knotts, president and CEO of Operation
Homefront. “U.S. Bank is making it easy for their customers to make a
difference in the lives of these families that sacrifice so much for all
of us. We’re grateful to U.S. Bank and their customers for their
commitment to our men and women in uniform.”
U.S. Bank supports active duty and veteran military employees. In
addition to having generous paid military leave and paid family military
leave policies, U.S. Bank has resources available to managers to help
them support employee veterans. U.S. Bank’s Proud to Serve program,
which focuses on hiring veterans, supports their needs after they’re
hired, and honors their service to our country. The U.S. Bank Military
Service Center is a dedicated customer service line for military members
and their families that is staffed with bankers familiar with the
Servicemembers Civil Relief Act.
U.S. Bank is a 2013 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award
winner, and was also recognized by G.I. Jobs as a Top 100 Military
Friendly Employer in 2011 and 2012. U.S. Veterans Magazine listed U.S.
Bank on its 2012 Best of the Best: Top 100 Companies Recruiting
Veterans. Military Times named the bank top employer for three years.
U.S. Bank is just one of just one of 39 companies in its Best of Vets
About Operation Homefront
A national nonprofit, Operation
Homefront leads more than 4,500 volunteers with nationwide presence who
provide emergency and other financial assistance to the families of
service members and wounded warriors. Operation Homefront has met more
than 750,000 needs of military families since its inception in 2002.
Nationally, 95 percent of total revenue donated to Operation Homefront
goes directly to programs that provide support to our military families.
For more information, go to www.OperationHomefront.net.
About U.S. Bank
Minneapolis-based U.S. Bancorp, with $361
billion in assets as of September 30, 2013, is the parent company of
U.S. Bank, the 5th largest commercial bank in the United States. The
Company operates 3,088 banking offices in 25 states and 4,937 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 Public Relations
Amy Frantti, 612-303-0733
Aaron Taylor, 210-659-7756
Director of Media &