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  • (1888PressRelease) August 13, 2009 - Bridge to Turkiye today announced that the non-profit organization has partnered with Capital OneŽ 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 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.

    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.

    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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