Community Health Charities of Arizona (CHC-AZ) selected American Express as the winner of the 2012 Champions in Health Award.

Selected annually, the Champions in Health Award program honors a local business in Arizona that demonstrates and promotes a commitment to providing a healthy workplace within their company as well as in the community through support of CHC-AZ member charities.

American Express is a global service company that provides customers with access to products, insights and experiences meant to build business success and improve lives.

In addition to improving lives through its business and providing health and wellness programs for its employees, American Express invites CHC-AZ member health charities to take part in its annual employee giving campaign. During the campaign, American Express employees give personal financial support to the 41 member agencies of Community Health Charities of Arizona.

CHC-AZ provides all organizations the opportunity to participate in workplace give campaigns, and they are dedicated to improving the health and wellness of Arizona residents.

American Express is interested in making a difference in the lives of Arizona residents as well and actively partners with many of CHC-AZ member charities through board leadership, volunteer involvement and fund raising efforts.

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