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U.S. Bancorp Foundation Gives $75,000 to Colorado Wildfire Relief

Friday, June 29, 2012

U.S. Bancorp Foundation Gives $75,000 to Colorado Wildfire Relief12:28 EDT Friday, June 29, 2012 DENVER (Business Wire) -- The U.S. Bancorp Foundation, in response to the devastating wildfires in Colorado, is contributing $75,000 to local relief efforts of the American Red Cross. Also, U.S. Bank has a hardship program for customers impacted by the Colorado wildfires. U.S. Bank customers should contact their local branch for additional details. “U.S. Bank is proud to support the relief efforts in Colorado,” said Hassan Salem, president of U.S. Bank in Colorado. “We want to do our part to help support our neighbors, friends and colleagues who are impacted by the fires across the state. U.S. Bank will also tap into its employee volunteer network to collaborate with local volunteer relief efforts.” The U.S. Bancorp Foundation matches employee contributions made to eligible charities located in the United States, and is reminding its employees that it will match their contributions to Colorado wildfire relief efforts, doubling the impact of their donations. U.S. Bank operates 150 branches and employs 2,700 people in Colorado. U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB), with $341 billion in assets as of March 31, 2012, is the parent company of U.S. Bank, the fifth-largest commercial bank in the United States. The company operates 3,080 banking offices in 25 states and 5,061 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 and its employees are dedicated to improving the communities they serve, for which the company earned the 2011 Spirit of America Award, the highest honor bestowed on a company by United Way. Visit U.S. Bancorp on the web at U.S. BancorpAmy FranttiCorporate Public Relations612-303-0733