SURREY, BRITISH COLUMBIA, December 20 /CNW/ - Chase Card Services Canada,
a division of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM), was recently awarded the 2007
British Columbia Contact Centre Association (BC CCA) Community Service Award
for its support for the United Way, Surrey Food Bank, public education and
This award acknowledges a company that demonstrates spirit and caring
through its commitment to enriching the community and the lives of its
employees with volunteer efforts, fundraising and other charitable
To be considered for the award, Chase Card Services Canada was judged on
a variety of factors, including community involvement, fundraising
initiatives, volunteer efforts, employee participation, as well as letters of
commendation from community organizations.
"We are very proud to be the winner of the BC CCA Community Spirit
award," said Martyn Yarwood, senior operations manager, Chase Card Services.
"Our more than 700 Surrey employees have gone above and beyond, and we are
proud of the amazing work that they have done in the community this year.
Community service is very important to Chase Card Services and to the people
we employ, and our Surrey employees are the embodiment of this important
The British Columbia Contact Centre Association is a province-wide
organization, which is made up of call centre users, employees,
suppliers/vendors, consultants and government representatives. Its goal is to
promote call centre growth by collaborating, networking and researching trends
that impact the business.
A few community leaders provided context on Chase Card Services'
The Surrey Food Bank noted: "The generous assistance of this company has
provided food, service and hope for our low-income neighbours. Through their
contributions to our 'Hamper to Your Home,' 'Power with Protein' and 'Tiny
Bundles' programs, their support has made a difference in our community."
"Our organization would like to thank Chase Card Services for the
generous donation of backpacks full of school supplies for our students. It is
wonderful to see the corporate world supporting public education. All of
society benefits when this happens," commented Bonaccord Elementary School.
"In 2006, Chase Card Services Canada received a Gold Award from United
Way in recognition of their fundraising success and their Day of Caring
project, when a group of volunteers went to Bridgeview Family Center in
Whalley and spent the morning cleaning and painting the centre," said the
United Way of Lower Mainland.
About Chase Card Services Canada
Since 1965, JPMorgan Chase has provided Corporate and Investment Banking
products and services to the Canadian market under the JPMorgan brand. In
2005, the company expanded and became the credit card issuer of the Sears
MasterCard and Sears Card in Canada. Now, the company also offers the Marriott
Rewards Platinum Visa Card and the Chase Gold MasterCard under the Chase
brand. JPMorgan Chase employs more than 1,600 Canadians in its offices in
Vancouver and Surrey, B.C., Toronto and Ottawa, Ontario.
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