1,700 Employees Donate Day of Community Service for More Than 65 Non-Profits and Community Organizations in Eight Cities Across the U.S.
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SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Charles Schwab Corporation celebrated its fifth annual Schwab Volunteer Day yesterday, during which approximately 1,700 Schwab employees and executives at the company’s major centers of employment across the country rolled up their sleeves and spent the day doing intensive volunteer work in their communities.
Locations included Austin; Denver; Indianapolis; Orlando; Phoenix; Richfield, Ohio; San Francisco; and Raleigh, North Carolina, where employees collectively spent over 7,000 hours benefiting approximately 65 nonprofit and municipal organizations. In addition to receiving direct service from Schwab employees, each of the organizations also received a monetary grant from Charles Schwab Foundation.
The organizations where employees volunteered included:
About Charles Schwab
The Charles Schwab Corporation (Nasdaq:SCHW) is a leading provider of financial services, with more than 300 offices and 7.2 million client brokerage accounts, 1.3 million corporate retirement plan participants, 332,000 banking accounts, and $1.4 trillion in client assets. 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, http://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 its Schwab Institutional division. The Charles Schwab Bank (member FDIC) provides banking and mortgage services and products. More information is available at www.schwab.com.
Charles Schwab Foundation is a private, nonprofit organization created by The Charles Schwab Corporation. Its mission is to give back to the community by supporting employee-selected causes and fostering financial literacy through funding, involvement and expertise. More information is available at www.aboutschwab.com/community. (0508-5300)