U.S. Bank to match first $15,000 in holiday season donations to Habitat for Humanity of Greater Sacramento

U.S. Bank to match first $15,000 in holiday season donations to Habitat for Humanity of Greater Sacramento

#GivingTuesday, a global 24-hour giving movement on December 1st, marks the kickoff of Habitat for Humanity of Greater Sacramento’s “Build Hope for the Holidays” campaign. Now through December 31st, U.S. Bank will match the first $15,000 in donations made to help Habitat keep building and repairing homes in the greater Sacramento region!

As a long-time partner in the Habitat mission to build and repair affordable housing in the greater Sacramento community, US Bank has partnered with Habitat to build and repair homes for over two decades. US Bank and its employee volunteers have supported virtually every existing Habitat program, including Home Builds, Home Repairs, Playhouse Builds, Rock the Block, and Women Build events. In 2020, the organization has donated a cumulative $55,000 – including a $15,000 match pledge for Habitat’s holiday donation campaign, kicking off on Giving Tuesday, December 1st.

Giving Tuesday

#GivingTuesday is a global donation movement following the shopping sprees of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Millions of supporters worldwide take a moment to reflect and give back to the nonprofits and causes they love.

This holiday season, when you support Habitat for Humanity of Greater Sacramento, your donation directly supports the construction and repair of safe, affordable housing for low-income families, seniors, and veterans. When having a safe place to call home for the holidays means more than ever, your donation can also make double the impact when matched by U.S. Bank.

“Every individual and family deserves access to safe, accessible and affordable housing – that’s why U.S. Bank has volunteered nearly 20,000 hours with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Sacramento over the years,” said Pam Maxwell, Sacramento market Community Affairs Manager at U.S. Bank. “By matching donations, we are powering the potential for others to make a difference in their communities one neighborhood at a time.”

How to Help

Join the Giving Tuesday movement and help Habitat #KeepBuilding on Tuesday, December 1st, or make a donation before December 31st to help Habitat build hope for the holidays! Supporters will watch their impact double thanks to U.S. Bank’s pledge to match the first $15,000 donated this holiday season!

Make a contribution today at the Habitat Donation Page. Every dollar makes a difference.

To learn more about the impact made possible in 2020 with community support – including 5 homes built and 29 homes repaired – visit HabitatGreaterSac.org/Impact.

About Habitat for Humanity of Greater Sacramento

Celebrating 35 years of building hope and homes in Sacramento and Yolo County, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Sacramento, a 501(c)3 nonprofit and local affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International, builds and repairs homes in partnership with the local community and helps revitalize under-served neighborhoods. Last year, Habitat Greater Sacramento served over 3,000 individuals through home builds, repairs, and community projects. Those interested in supporting Habitat’s work can find more at www.habitatgreatersac.org or follow Habitat on Facebook.com/HabitatGreaterSac ,Twitter @SacHabitat,,or  Instagram @SacHabitat.

About U.S. Bank

U.S. Bancorp, with more than 70,000 employees and $543 billion in assets as of March 31, 2020, is the parent company of U.S. Bank National Association, the fifth-largest commercial bank in the United States. The Minneapolis-based bank blends its relationship teams, branches and ATM network with mobile and online tools that allow customers to bank how, when and where they prefer. U.S. Bank is committed to serving its millions of retail, business, wealth management, payment, commercial and corporate, and investment services customers across the country and around the world as a trusted financial partner, a commitment recognized by the Ethisphere Institute naming the bank one of the 2020 World’s Most Ethical Companies. Visit U.S. Bank at www.usbank.com or follow on social media to stay up to date with company news.

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