NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)– JPMorgan Chase & Co. doneert 2 miljoen dollar voor humanitaire hulp aan vluchtelingen in Europa. De JPMorgan Chase Foundation geeft 1 miljoen dollar aan Save the Children, Oxfam, het International Rescue Committe en het International Medical Corps, die vluchtelingen in Italië, Turkije, Griekenland en Libanon cruciale hulpmiddelen als voedsel, water, hygiënepakketten en medicijnen leveren.
JPMorgan Chase Foundation lanceerde ook een donatiecampagne onder werknemers van de bank, waarbij het liefdadigheidsfonds giften van werknemers verdubbelt. De werknemers doneerden in totaal 500 duizend dollar, wat verdubbeld werd tot in totaal 1 miljoen dollar.
JPMorgan Chase and Employees to Donate up to $2 Million to Aid Refugee Crisis in Europe
NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)– JPMorgan Chase & Co. today announced up to $2 million in donations from its foundation and employees to provide immediate relief to refugees and help address the humanitarian crisis in Europe. Grants totaling $1 million from the JPMorgan Chase Foundation will support Save the Children, Oxfam, International Rescue Committee and International Medical Corps as they provide vital resources such as food, water, hygienic kits and medical support to those refugees arriving in countries such as Italy, Turkey, Greece and Lebanon.
The JPMorgan Chase Foundation is also launching an employee giving campaign that will match employee donations dollar-for-dollar to these organizations. Specifically, the Foundation will double donations made by employees up to $500,000 for a total of $1 million in additional support.
“Hundreds of thousands of refugees are fleeing their war-torn homelands, desperate for safety and the most basic human needs. Every person deserves to live free of violence and fear and to have access to the resources they need to survive,” said Daniel Pinto, head of J.P. Morgan in EMEA and CEO of the Corporate & Investment Bank. “JPMorgan Chase is proud to support Save the Children, Oxfam, International Rescue Committee and International Medical Corps, who are all on the ground responding.”
JPMorgan Chase will support organizations working on the frontlines of the crisis to provide humanitarian relief to refugees from Syria and other countries in the region.
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