Umpqua Bank (a valued premium member of the Eastside Business Directory) celebrates the spirit of the holiday season with the launch of its Joy of Giving campaign on Facebook. Starting Tuesday, Nov. 20, fans are encouraged to post about their favorite nonprofits, and Umpqua Bank will randomly select organizations to share in grants totaling $50,000. The Joy of Giving campaign will run through Sunday, Dec. 16, at

“Every day, our communities are enriched by the dedication and contributions of nonprofit organizations that provide a great service to our communities,” said Ray Davis, president and CEO of Umpqua Bank. “Like Umpqua, our customers and neighbors are passionate about the nonprofits in our communities and we wanted to provide an opportunity for them to join with us in celebrating these organizations – and giving back in a meaningful way.”


To participate in the Joy of Giving, individuals simply visit and post about a favorite nonprofit organization. Posts should include the name of the nonprofit, its location and a brief explanation of why it’s valued. Nominated nonprofits must be located within Umpqua Bank’s four-state territory and will be selected randomly to receive a portion of Joy of Giving grant monies. Umpqua Bank will announce winners throughout the campaign.


About Umpqua Bank

Umpqua Bank, headquartered in Roseburg, Ore., is a subsidiary of Umpqua Holdings Corporation with locations between San Francisco and Seattle, along the Oregon and Northern California Coast, and in Central Oregon and Northern Nevada. Umpqua Bank has been recognized for its innovative customer experience and banking strategy by national publications including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, BusinessWeek, Fast Company and CNBC. The company has been recognized for the past six years in a row on FORTUNE magazine’s list of the country’s “100 Best Companies to Work For.” Umpqua Holdings also owns a retail brokerage subsidiary, Umpqua Investments, Inc., which offers services through Umpqua Bank stores and in dedicated offices throughout Oregon. Umpqua’s Wealth Management Division serves high net worth individuals and nonprofits by providing customized financial solutions and offerings. Umpqua Holdings Corporation is headquartered in Portland, Ore. For more information, visit

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