Firm’s Foundation makes $300,000 grant and pledges to match
employee donations dollar-for-dollar up to $100,000 for a total of
ORLANDO, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–In solidarity with the Orlando community, JPMorgan Chase & Co. and the
firm’s employees are donating up to $500,000 to support recovery efforts
following last weekend’s nightclub shooting.
The JPMorgan Chase Foundation is committing $300,000 to the OneOrlando
Fund today and will match employee donations dollar-for-dollar up to
$100,000 for a total of $200,000 for related recovery efforts. The
donations will go to organizations that are working to support the
victims and their families; the LGBTQ, Hispanic, faith and other
affected communities; and other emerging needs.
Approximately 3,000 JPMorgan Chase employees call the Greater Orlando
area home. One of the firm’s employees perished in the attack and others
lost family members and loved ones. Following the news, employees across
the firm expressed an outpouring of support for those impacted by the
“We are joining forces with community leaders to help Orlando heal from
this senseless attack of terror and hate,” said Sen. Mel Martinez,
former Orange County mayor and southeast Chairman for JPMorgan Chase.
“The entire JPMorgan Chase family stands with the city of Orlando and
all of those in the community who are recovering from this tragedy.”
The OneOrlando Fund is a project of Strengthen Orlando, Inc., a
501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation created for the purpose of supporting
and starting projects to strengthen the Orlando community. The
distribution of the funds will be administered by the Central Florida
Foundation, the region’s community foundation and home to more than 400
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