OKLAHOMA CITY – Chase customers around the nation have contributed $542,100 to help Oklahoma recover from the devastating tornadoes that swept through the state on May 20th and May 31st. Between May 24th and June 23rd, Chase collected 108,420 donations of $5 each.
“I want to thank every Chase customer who extended a helping hand to Oklahoma,” said Carrie Boyles, senior vice president and head of the 30 Chase branches across Oklahoma. “Their generosity will be a tremendous help to our neighbors who need it most.”
To support Oklahoma, Chase made a corporate donation of $500,000, and the company’s employees contributed another $200,000. On June 1, Chase enlisted five local food trucks to serve breakfast, lunch and dinner to the responders, volunteers – and to the residents left homeless by the tornadoes.
“Chase is committed to helping Oklahoma recover and rebuild,” said David Page, president of Chase in Oklahoma.
Chase has 500 employees and 30 branches in Oklahoma. The bank serves more than 500,000 consumers and more than 35,000 small businesses across the state. Chase raised more than $313 million in financing for local governments and non-profit organizations in Oklahoma in 2012. More information about Chase is available at www.chase.com.