BBVA USA aims to donate $20,000 using Mobile Banking App in an effort to end veteran homelessness
HOUSTON, Nov. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- BBVA USA, in its mission to bring the age of opportunity to everyone, is celebrating Veterans Day by donating up to $20,000 to help end veteran homelessness.
Starting today, November 7, the bank will donate $1 to the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans for every sign-in to the BBVA Mobile Banking App, until it reaches its goal of $20,000. The campaign runs through Veterans Day, November 11.
“When we talk about creating opportunities for everyone, that has a special emphasis when we think about the men and women who have created opportunities for their own country,” said BBVA USA Director of Relationship Model Discipline Cody Sparks. “We want to honor those who have sacrificed so much in the line of duty by leveraging our own capabilities. Our award-winning Mobile App has helped a vast amount of people take control of their financial lives. Now it’s going to help veterans find the homes they truly deserve. It’s BBVA’s way of thanking and celebrating veterans around this special holiday.”
The donation campaign is at no cost to BBVA USA Mobile Banking App users. When a user signs in to the app, the bank will automatically add a dollar to its donation amount until reaching its $20,000 goal.
Beyond Veterans Day, BBVA USA also offers a special suite of financial products and product discounts, designed to convey gratitude for members of the military. Everyday Heroes products include personal banking products such as free checking, savings, Certificates of Deposits and other solutions.
As a way to say thanks to military personnel, law enforcement, educators and health care providers, certain discounts on those products may apply. To learn more about the Everyday Heroes program, click here.
BBVA USA employees are also involved in local job fairs specifically tailored to helping veterans find employment. Click here to read more about BBVA’s Central Texas team and their efforts to help veterans in an area known for its military population.
For more financial information about BBVA in the U.S., visit bbvausa.investorroom.com.
BBVA (NYSE: BBVA) is a customer-centric global financial services group founded in 1857. The Group has a strong leadership position in the Spanish market, is the largest financial institution in Mexico, it has leading franchises in South America and the Sunbelt Region of the United States. It is also the leading shareholder in Turkey’s Garanti BBVA. Its purpose is to bring the age of opportunities to everyone, based on our customers’ real needs: provide the best solutions, helping them make the best financial decisions, through an easy and convenient experience. The institution rests in solid values: Customer comes first, we think big and we are one team. Its responsible banking model aspires to achieve a more inclusive and sustainable society.
In the U.S., BBVA is a Sunbelt-based financial institution that operates 642 branches, including 330 in Texas, 89 in Alabama, 63 in Arizona, 61 in California, 45 in Florida, 37 in Colorado and 17 in New Mexico. The bank ranks among the top 25 largest U.S. commercial banks based on deposit market share and ranks among the largest banks in Alabama (2nd), Texas (4th) and Arizona (6th). In the U.S., BBVA has been recognized as one of the leading small business lenders by the Small Business Administration (SBA) and ranked 8th nationally in terms of dollar volume of SBA loans originated in fiscal year 2018.
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