Bridges are Built "One" Card at a Time

Cary, NC (PressExposure) August 14, 2009 -- /1888PressRelease/ Bridge to Turkiye today announced that the non-profit organization has partnered with Capital One® Card Lab Connect as its newest fundraising initiative. As part of the program, Capital One will donate a $25 first purchase bonus for each new card account and 1% of all purchases made with the cards will be donated to Bridge to Turkiye Fund.

The cards come with a low introductory rate and no annual fee. The members will have the option to choose from 3 different card designs that have beautiful photographs of Turkey.

More information on the affinity program can be found at []

For additional information, contact Sibel Karakus, Ph.D. at (919) 787-7019

About Capital One Capital One Financial Corporation ( is a financial holding company whose subsidiaries, which include Capital One, N.A. and Capital One Bank (USA), N. A., had $116.7 billion in deposits and $146.3 billion in managed loans outstanding as of June 30, 2009. Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, Capital One offers a broad spectrum of financial products and services to consumers, small businesses and commercial clients. A Fortune 500 company, Capital One trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "COF" and is included in the S&P 100 index. Capital One is committed to enhancing the well-being of individuals and families in our local communities and strongly believes in the valuable role that non-profit organizations play in our society. Card Lab Connect ( allows nonprofits of all sizes to easily expand giving channels and stimulate donor support.

CONTACT INFORMATION: Sibel Karakus, Ph.D. Vice President of Executive Committee Bridge to Turkiye Fund 100 Fox Briar Lane Cary, NC 27518 (919) 787-7019 info ( @ ) bridgetoturkiye dot org

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About Bridge To Turkiye Fund

Bridge to Turkiye Fund is a grassroots charitable 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization that was established in 2003 by Turkish Americans driven to make a difference, to improve life and to cultivate social change for the common good. BTF's commitment to these ideals stems from our basic desire to Give-Back to our native land for the many opportunities we have gained from her. BTF's capacity building programs in Turkey, provide opportunities for the Turkish-Americans and Friends of Turkey to reconnect with their roots and ties in Turkey, while encouraging global civic responsibility.

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Press Release Submitted On: August 13, 2009 at 8:26 am
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