First Data Corporation

Nominated by a director of global sourcing, First Data Corporation is the global technology leader in information commerce. The company was selected as a Freedom Award recipient for its outstanding support which includes providing National Guard and Reserve employees differential pay between their military pay and First Data Corporation salary during deployments; continuing employee and enrolled family members’ medical and life insurance benefits during deployments; and maintaining contact and supporting families of deployed employers. First Data Corporation employees also assemble and send personalized care packages to deployed service member colleagues, their units and local children where members are stationed. Additionally, photos and letters of thanks from deployed service member employees are posted to companywide bulletin boards. First Data Corporation has received numerous Patriot Awards and the Pro Patria Award.