DU and First Bankcard launch new Visa card

The Ducks Unlimited Visa Card products are the only cards that allow members, with every card purchase, to provide automatic financial suppo

The Ducks Unlimited Visa Card products are the only cards that allow members, with every card purchase, to provide automatic financial suppo

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Sept. 22, 2015 - Ducks Unlimited (DU), the largest nonprofit waterfowl conservation organization in the world, and First Bankcard, a division of First National Bank of Omaha and a leading issuer of credit cards, announced today the launch of the new Ducks Unlimited Visa Card products. The cards will be available to DU's more than 690,000 members.

"We're very pleased to welcome First Bankcard to our Corporate Partner Program as Ducks Unlimited's latest partner," said Amy Batson, DU's chief fundraising officer. "Now our members and supporters can directly impact the landscape with every purchase and help address wetland loss in North America."

The Ducks Unlimited Rewards Visa Card offers card members one point for every dollar spent.  Points can be redeemed for statement credit, gift cards, merchandise and travel, with optional travel redemptions valued at greater than 1 percent for each point. Additional benefits include 5,000 bonus points after the first card purchase and free access to FICO Scores.

In addition to the rewards card, the Ducks Unlimited Visa Card products are also offered in low intro rate and secured versions.  

"First Bankcard is excited to partner with Ducks Unlimited," said Stephen F. Eulie, president of First Bankcard. "We look forward to helping support the organization's conservation efforts, while providing a superior product and services to its members." 

The Ducks Unlimited Visa Card products are the only cards that allow members, with every card purchase, to provide automatic financial support to the organization's waterfowl and wetlands conservation programs.

For specific details about the new card visit www.Ducks.org/DUvisa.

About Ducks Unlimited 
Ducks Unlimited Inc. is the world's largest non-profit organization dedicated to conserving North America's continually disappearing waterfowl habitats. Established in 1937, Ducks Unlimited has conserved more than 13 million acres thanks to contributions from more than a million supporters across the continent. Guided by science and dedicated to program efficiency, DU works toward the vision of wetlands sufficient to fill the skies with waterfowl today, tomorrow and forever. For more information on our work, visit www.ducks.org. Connect with us on our Facebook page at facebook.com/DucksUnlimited, follow our tweets at twitter.com/DucksUnlimited and watch DU videos at youtube.com/DucksUnlimitedInc.

About First Bankcard
First Bankcard, a division of First National Bank of Omaha, is a leader in the credit card partnership arena, serving approximately 400 financial institutions, co-brand and affinity partners nationwide. For 60 years, First Bankcard has offered quality products and superior service to help its customers achieve their goals. Visit www.firstbankcard.com for more information.

About First National Bank of Omaha
First National Bank of Omaha is a subsidiary of First National of Nebraska. First National of Nebraska is the largest privately owned banking company in the United States. First National and its affiliates have $20 billion in managed assets and 5,000 employee associates. Primary banking offices are located in Nebraska, Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, South Dakota and Texas.

Media Contact:
Matt Coffey
(901) 758-3764
mcoffey@ducks.org

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