Photos From Schwab Volunteer Week Now Available for Download

More than 2,600 employees coast to coast rolling up their sleeves at local charities

Wednesday, May 23, 2012 6:00 am PDT

Public Company Information:

NYSE:
SCHW

(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE: SCHW):

     

WHAT:

 
 
The Charles Schwab Corporation’s annual Schwab Volunteer Week, the ninth consecutive year that Schwab has galvanized its employees to volunteer during a designated period of company-sponsored time off. Approximately 11,000 hours of community service are being donated throughout the week by Schwab employees.
 

Photos of Schwab Volunteer Week projects and activities are being posted throughout the week and can be viewed and downloaded at aboutschwab.com/press/media_contacts.

 

Employee volunteer stories are being posted on Schwab’s blog, SchwabTalk, at www.aboutschwab.com/press/blog/join_us_virtually_for_schwab_volunteer_week.

     

WHO:

 
Over 2,600 Schwab employees are teaming up to pitch in at local charitable organizations and non-profits in their communities, many of which aim to alleviate poverty and provide the foundation for financial well-being.
 
More than 100 charities will benefit. National organizations include: Habitat for Humanity, the Salvation Army, Goodwill Industries, Junior Achievement, Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Homeward Bound, Easter Seals and Project Night Night. Schwab volunteers will also be volunteering at elementary, middle- and high schools as well as at a wide variety of local organizations dedicated to providing health, social and human services to seniors, children, women and families, veterans and the disabled.
     

WHEN:

 
Monday, May 21, through Friday, May 25
     

WHERE:

 
45 cities across the U.S.
     

WHY:

 
Our Community Services efforts focus on three action areas: educate, volunteer and advocate as we strive to make a positive impact on the communities where we live and work.
 
 

MEDIA CONTACT:

 
Sarah Bulgatz
Charles Schwab & Co., Inc.

     415-667-0328

sarah.bulgatz@schwab.com

 

About Charles Schwab

The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE: SCHW) is a leading provider of financial services, with more than 300 offices and 8.7 million client brokerage accounts, 1.5 million corporate retirement plan participants, 808,000 banking accounts, and $1.83 trillion in client assets as of April 30, 2012. Through its operating subsidiaries, the company provides a full range of securities brokerage, banking, money management and financial advisory services to individual investors and independent investment advisors. Its broker-dealer subsidiary, Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. member SIPC, (www.sipc.org), and affiliates offer a complete range of investment services and products including an extensive selection of mutual funds; financial planning and investment advice; retirement plan and equity compensation plan services; referrals to independent fee-based investment advisors; and custodial, operational and trading support for independent, fee-based investment advisors through Schwab Advisor Services. Its banking subsidiary, Charles Schwab Bank (member FDIC and an Equal Housing Lender), provides banking and mortgage services and products. More information is available at www.schwab.com and www.aboutschwab.com.

About Charles Schwab Foundation

The Charles Schwab Foundation is a nonprofit public benefit corporation, classified by the IRS as a charity under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The Foundation is neither a part of Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. (member SIPC) nor its parent company, The Charles Schwab Corporation. Its mission is to educate, volunteer and advocate on behalf of those in need so that everyone has the opportunity to achieve financial well-being. More information is available at www.aboutschwab.com/community_services. (0511-3633)

PHOTO CAPTION: Charles Schwab employees Raquel Hampton (left) and Iketta Ricks lead a Schwab MoneyWise financial education session at Crispus Attucks High School in Indianapolis, asking students: What would you buy if you had $1,000 to spend on anything? (Photo by Schwab employee Scott Springer).

Photos/Multimedia Gallery Available: http://www.businesswire.com/cgi-bin/mmg.cgi?eid=50287653&lang=en

Contact:

Charles Schwab & Co., Inc.
Sarah Bulgatz, 415-667-0328
sarah.bulgatz@schwab.com

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PHOTO CAPTION: Charles Schwab employees Raquel Hampton (left) and Iketta Ricks lead a Schwab MoneyWise financial education session at Crispus Attucks High School in Indianapolis, asking students: What would you buy if you had $1,000 to spend on anything? (Photo by Schwab employee Scott Springer).
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