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Thousands of Ameriprise Financial Volunteers Work to Help End Hunger at Nonprofits Across the Country


7,600 volunteers will provide more than 1 million meals to
families and individuals in need

Tomorrow, thousands of volunteers from Ameriprise Financial (NYSE:AMP)
will lend a hand at food banks, pantries and warehouses across the
country to help the 40 million Americans facing hunger. More than 7,600
Ameriprise employees, financial advisors and clients will serve meals,
sort donations and stack shelves at 400 events nationwide. This effort
will help provide more than 1 million meals for people in need ahead of
the holiday season.

Ameriprise organizes two company-wide days of service each year to
provide support for the one in eight Americans who may not know where
their next meal is coming from. Started in 2009, the days of service
have grown to become the biggest single-day volunteer events hosted in
partnership with Feeding America®, the nation's largest
domestic hunger-relief organization.

"Even with historically low unemployment in our country, millions of
Americans still struggle to afford groceries and are forced to make the
difficult choice between paying bills and providing food for themselves
and their families," said Brian Pietsch, head of Community Relations at
Ameriprise. "For many, the pressure to make ends meet intensifies as the
holiday season approaches. We're pleased to once again mobilize our
dedicated team of volunteers in support of our fellow community members
and hopefully help make the holiday season a little brighter for people
in need."

Ameriprise Financial encourages the public to join the effort to
end hunger

Ameriprise Financial is also matching donations
to Feeding America now through Thanksgiving.* Every dollar (up to
$250,000) given to Feeding America as part of this annual campaign can
help provide at least 20 meals to families and individuals who face
hunger, twice the amount of a standard donation.** Participation is easy
– simply visit:
to give.

"We are appreciative of the support and dedication from Ameriprise and
its volunteers," said Nancy Curby, senior vice president of corporate
partnerships at Feeding America. "Year after year, we've seen the
positive difference that this nationwide volunteer effort has on people
struggling with hunger."

In 2009, Ameriprise Financial began a charitable partnership with
Feeding America to help address an increased demand on food banks and
support finding long-term solutions to domestic hunger. Through the
efforts of its advisors, employees and clients, the company has provided
more than 82 million meals and has volunteered more than 287,000 hours
to help Feeding America and other organizations provide meals to people
in need.

About Feeding America
Feeding America® is the
largest hunger-relief organization in the United States. Through a
network of 200 food banks and 60,000 food pantries and meal programs,
they provide meals to more than 46 million people each year. Feeding
America also supports programs that prevent food waste and improve food
security among the people they serve; educates the public about the
problem of hunger; and advocates for legislation that protects people
from going hungry. Individuals, charities, businesses and government all
have a role in ending hunger. Donate. Volunteer. Advocate. Educate.
Together we can solve hunger. Visit,
find us on Facebook or
follow us on Twitter.

About Ameriprise Financial Community Relations
Financial is dedicated to utilizing the firm's resources and talents to
improve the lives of individuals and build strong communities. Through
grants, volunteerism and employee and advisor gift matching programs,
the company supports a diverse group of nearly 6,600 nonprofits across
the country. By targeting its grantmaking, Ameriprise can make the most
of its resources to make a collective impact with greater benefit for
communities. Learn more here.

About Ameriprise Financial
At Ameriprise Financial, we have
been helping people feel confident about their financial future for more
than 120 years. With a nationwide network of 10,000 financial advisors
and extensive asset management, advisory and insurance capabilities, we
have the strength and expertise to serve the full range of individual
and institutional investors' financial needs. For more information,

*About the Match: Ameriprise Financial has committed $250,000 to Feeding
America. This amount will be used to double the impact of gifts received
between now and Thanksgiving. Gifts received after the campaign or in
excess of this amount will not be matched but will still help provide
food for those in need.

**Currently, $1 helps provide at least 10 meals secured by Feeding
America on behalf of local member food banks. Historical meal
equivalencies vary and are updated each year.

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