CINCINNATI, Oct. 31, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Vantiv, Inc. (NYSE: VNTV), a leading provider of payment processing services and related technology solutions for merchants and financial institutions of all sizes, announced today that the company has exceeded both participation and financial goals for its 2016 United Way campaign. More than 1,500 Vantiv employees contributed to the campaign raising more than $420,000.
"Vantiv continues to grow its leadership role in the community. On behalf of our community and the children, individuals and families whose lives will be improved, I'd like to thank Vantiv for your generous contributions to United Way and for your incredible campaign," said Robert Reifsnyder, president of United Way of Greater Cincinnati. "We also appreciate the many volunteer hours you've spent building a better future for our community. The commitment and leadership of the Vantiv team and their partnership with United Way will enable us to continue to fight for the education, financial stability and health for every person across our community."
As part of the VantivGives program, Vantiv employees are committed to serving their communities, including through Vantiv's national United Way campaign. The company provides employees up to two full-days of paid time off to volunteer at any non-profit organization. Additionally, the company has an employee matching program for donations to non-profits, doubling the employee's impact in their community.
"On behalf of Vantiv's United Way co-chairs Dan Poston and Kim Martin, I'd like to thank all of our employees across the country who donated their time and money this year," said Larry Drury, chief marketing officer and executive sponsor of the VantivGives program. "Embedded in Vantiv's core values, is an aspiration to help improve the communities where we live and work. By partnering with United Way, we can together help solve some of the biggest community challenges."
To learn more about United Way, visit http://www.unitedway.org/.
ABOUT UNITED WAY
Founded in 1887, United Way is a worldwide movement of nearly 1,800 community-based United Ways in more than 40 countries and territories. We advance the common good by focusing on education, income and health, the building blocks of a good life. The United Way movement mobilizes millions to action—to give, advocate and volunteer—to improve the conditions in which they live.
Vantiv, Inc. (NYSE: VNTV) is a leading payment processor differentiated by an integrated technology platform. Vantiv offers a comprehensive suite of traditional and innovative payment processing and technology solutions to merchants and financial institutions of all sizes, enabling them to address their payment processing needs through a single provider. We build strong relationships with our customers, helping them become more efficient, more secure and more successful. Vantiv is the second largest merchant acquirer and the largest PIN debit acquirer based on number of transactions in the U.S. The company's growth strategy includes expanding further into high-growth channels and verticals, including integrated payments, eCommerce, and merchant bank. Visit us at www.vantiv.com, or follow us on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+ and YouTube.
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