Media Contact:Kelli Day
Los Angeles, CA (May 15, 2012) — As part of its $7 million commitment to the neighborhood of Boyle Heights, Chase will be distributing 700 backpacks loaded with school supplies to the entire student body of Sunrise Elementary School, which is part of the Partnership for Los Angeles Schools. The backpacks were filled with supplies provided by World Vision and assembled by more than 75 Chase employee volunteers at an event last month with will.i.am of the Black Eyed Peas. The supplies in the backpacks include:
Friday, May 25, 2012
8:00 am - 9:00 am (media check-in 7:30 am)
Sunrise Elementary School
2821 East 7th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90023
Interviews available for media.
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About Chase:Chase is the U.S. consumer and commercial banking business of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM), a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.3 trillion and operations in more than 60 countries. Chase serves consumers and businesses in California through more than 940 bank branches and 3,700 ATMs. JPMorgan Chase employs more than 21,000 Californians. In 2011, JPMorgan Chase and its Foundation contributed more than $66 million to nonprofit organizations California, focusing on community development, education and arts & culture. More information about Chase is available at www.chase.com.
About World Vision:World Vision is a Christian humanitarian organization dedicated to working with children, families, and their communities worldwide reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice. We serve the world's poor — regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender. For more information on their efforts, visit WorldVision.org/press or follow them on Twitter at @WorldVisionNews