MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 1, 2005--U.S. Bank has
established a "Hurricane Katrina Relief Fund" for people who want to
contribute to relief efforts in the aftermath of the devastating and
deadly disaster in the Southeastern portion of the United States.
Contributions can be made at any of U.S. Bank's 2,383 locations,
which can be found online at usbank.com or by calling 1-800-USBANKS.
Current U.S. Bank customers can also make donations via phone by
calling 1-800-USBANKS and speaking with a customer service
representative. All donations to the fund will be forwarded to the
American Red Cross.
With this being one of the nation's largest natural disasters
involving human tragedies, U.S. Bank is making the process of giving
easier for those who wish to help in this humanitarian effort. When
catastrophic events of this type occur people often look for ways to
help and U.S. Bank is trying to accommodate this compassion. U.S. Bank
will maintain this relief fund as long as there is a need.
Additionally, U.S. Bank is also developing programs to assist
affected retail, small business and commercial banking customers in
the region. U.S. Bank representatives are prepared to work with
impacted customers on a one-to-one basis to help them in this time of
U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB), with $204 billion in assets, is the 6th
largest financial holding company in the United States. The company
operates 2,383 banking offices and 4,877 ATMs in 24 states, 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 home of the
Five Star Service Guarantee in which the company pays customers if
certain key banking benefits and services are not met. U.S. Bancorp is
the parent company of U.S. Bank. Visit U.S. Bancorp on the web at
CONTACT: U.S. Bank
Steve Dale, 612-303-0784
Teri Charest, 612-303-0732
SOURCE: U.S. Bank