Submitted by: JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Posted: Apr 26, 2016 – 04:30 PM EST
HOUSTON, Apr. 26 /CSRwire/ - JPMorgan Chase & Co. announced today that it will donate $50,000 from its foundation to support flood relief efforts in the Houston area. The grant will go toward The Greater Houston Storm Relief Fund, which is managed by the Greater Houston Community Foundation, to help flood victims in Harris, Fort Bend and Montgomery Counties.
“Hundreds of our clients and employees in the Houston area have been impacted by the devastating floods,” said Gina Luna, Managing Director for JPMorgan Chase in Houston and a member of the Fund’s Advisory Committee. “Support for the Storm Relief Fund will allow our community partners to help residents recover from this catastrophic situation.”
The JPMorgan Chase funds will be used by The Greater Houston Storm Relief Fund to provide affected residents with services that include shelter and temporary housing, food and supplies, health care, transportation, child care, facility needs for child care and social service agencies.
“Greater Houston Community Foundation is honored to serve our community by administering the Greater Houston Storm Relief Fund in partnership with Mayor Turner’s office,” said Renee Wizig-Barrios, Senior Vice President & Chief Philanthropy Officer, Greater Houston Community Foundation. “Funds will be directed to nonprofit agencies and governments who are helping to meet the immediate needs of our fellow citizens who have been impacted. JPMorgan Chase’s contribution will help significantly in this effort.”
JPMorgan Chase is the largest bank in Houston, with 217 branches and about 7,000 local employees. The firm serves more than one million local customers, many of the top corporations and leading institutions across the city.
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