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JPMorgan Chase and Employees to Donate up to $350,000 to Aid Flint Water Crisis

The Foundation provides $150,000 and will match employee donations dollar-for-dollar up to $100,000 for a potential $350,000 to support Flint’s Child Health and Development Fund

Submitted by: JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Categories: Socially Responsible Investing, Philanthropy & Corporate Contributions

Posted: Feb 16, 2016 – 05:00 PM EST

 

JPMorgan Chase employees have given more than $85,000 in less than one week

NEW YORK, Feb. 16 /CSRwire/ - JPMorgan Chase & Co. today announced up to $350,000 in donations from its foundation and employees to help children affected by the Flint water crisis. A grant of $150,000 from the JPMorgan Chase Foundation will go to the Community Foundation of Greater Flint’s Child Health and Development Fund to support the delivery of health, medical and community services to children potentially exposed to lead over the past two years.

JPMorgan Chase has also launched an employee giving campaign that is matching employee donations dollar-for-dollar to the Child Health and Development Fund. Specifically, the Foundation will match donations made by employees up to $100,000 for a total of $200,000 in additional support. In less than one week, employees have already donated over $85,000.

“Nothing is more important than the health and safety of our children,” said Bob Rummel, East Michigan Market Manager for JPMorgan Chase based in Flint. “JPMorgan Chase is proud to support the Fund’s efforts to educate and provide critical health services to families and children in Flint.”

JPMorgan Chase’s support for the Child Health and Development Fund will support the health of Flint children through activities such as early childhood education, continual access to a pediatric medical home and access to infant and child behavioral health services.

About JPMorgan Chase & Co.
JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.4 trillion and operations worldwide. The Firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small businesses, commercial banking, financial transaction processing, and asset management. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase & Co. serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under its J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. The firm uses its global resources, expertise, insights and scale to address some of the most urgent challenges facing communities around the world including the need for increased economic opportunity. Information about JPMorgan Chase & Co. is available at www.jpmorganchase.com.

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