JPMorgan Chase gives $25K to children’s charity
The employees at JPMorgan Chase in Delaware stand out among their colleagues across the nation as generous givers who care about kids.
JPMorgan Chase recently contributed $25,000 to Children & Families First on behalf of the company’s employees. The gift to CFF was a result of a 2015 holiday season company-wide State Giving Challenge, where employees from the states with the highest percentage of donors on Giving Tuesday were able to direct a grant to a nonprofit of their choosing.
“Because of Children & Families First’s breadth of services, statewide reach and proven track record of effectiveness, it is a natural and worthy recipient of our contribution,” said Daryl Graham, head of Corporate Responsibility for JPMorgan Chase in Delaware. “We’re proud of our Delaware employees’ generosity and are excited to help support CFF.”
CFF Director of Development Elizabeth Dougherty thanked the Delaware employees and leaders of JPMorgan Chase. “We work hard to give our kids a better chance at growing up safe and flourishing, and we rely on partnerships with organizations like JPMorgan Chase, that are committed to enriching the communities their business serves,” Dougherty said.
JPMorgan Chase’s gift will directly help many children throughout Delaware whose families are overcoming adversity through the practical help and support of more than two dozen programs staffed by caring and competent nurses, social workers, counselors and educators, Dougherty said.
CFF is a statewide leader in implementing programs proven effective in addressing difficult social challenges facing children and families, like improving early childhood education in underserved neighborhoods, reducing the number of babies born addicted to drugs, eliminating