Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN), one of the largest worldwide providers of payment solutions, together with its employees, will donate over $1 million to United Way of Greater Atlanta over the next several years.Jeff Sloan, Chief Executive Officer for Global Payments, announced the company's commitment at the United Way Tocqueville Society's First Tuesday Luncheon today.
"As a Service. Driven. Commerce company, Global Payments demonstrates a strong commitment to serve our customers, employees and the communities in which we all live and work," said Sloan. "We are proud to support United Way programs that align with our company's service mission, particularly those that help children succeed in school, improve the financial stability of families, provide accessible health care and work to end chronic homelessness."
Global Payments has been a long-time supporter of United Way. This most recent gift is one of many contributions the company has made in support of programs to drive change throughout the community. Global Payments' employees are supporters of United Way as part of the company's annual fundraising efforts throughout North America, with pledges totaling more than $120,000 this year.