Oct. 19, 2011

Bullard High School Teacher Hits Jackpot Twice, Winning $25,000 For Himself And $25,000 For His School As Part Of Discover’S Everyday Giveaway Sweepstakes

Discover Gives Back to Education through Its 2011 Everyday Giveaway Sweepstakes

Fresno, Ca, Oct. 19, 2011– Discover today announced that it is donating $25,000 to Bullard High School, as part of this year’s Everyday Giveaway Sweepstakes promotion. Bullard High School was chosen by Madera resident, Roy Verduzco, an Everyday Giveaway Sweepstakes July monthly winner and a teacher at Bullard.

Throughout the year, every purchase made using an eligible Discover card is automatically entered for a chance to win one of 150 daily prizes and a monthly prize of $25,000, which Discover will match with a $25,000 donation to a public school of the winner’s choosing. A grand prize of $1 million will be awarded at the end of the year.

Verduzco won the monthly prize when he made a $181.46 purchase at Sam’s Club in July using his Sam’s Club Discover card.

“I was absolutely floored by the news that I had won this sweepstakes. I am so grateful to the staff at Sam’s Club for their diligence and follow up work on this, and to Discover for their continued support of educational programs across the nation,” said Verduzco. “I am proud to select Bullard High School, because I know the money will greatly benefit several programs campus-wide to support our students and staff.”

Brian Beck, principal of Bullard High School, said, “We are honored to have Mr. Verduzco choose Bullard High School for the donation and appreciative of Discover’s generosity. This unexpected donation will allow us to purchase academic materials for student use, athletic equipment and supplies for our student athletes, and incentives for all students to reward student effort.”

“We believe supporting education is critical,” said Kevin O’Donnell, vice president of credit issuance at Discover. “We know consumers will appreciate not only the great prizes we’re offering with this sweepstakes, but also the chance to make a difference at public schools across the country.”

There is no purchase, transaction or card application necessary to enter or win the Everyday Giveaway Sweepstakes. For official rules, terms and conditions, and the list of participating issuers of Discover cards, please visit www.DiscoverGiveaway.com.

About Discover

Discover Financial Services (NYSE: DFS) is a direct banking and payment services company with one of the most recognized brands in U.S. financial services. Since its inception in 1986, the company has become one of the largest card issuers in the United States. The company operates the Discover card, America's cash rewards pioneer, and offers personal and student loans, online savings accounts, certificates of deposit and money market accounts through its Discover Bank subsidiary. Its payment businesses consist of Discover Network, with millions of merchant and cash access locations; PULSE, one of the nation's leading ATM/debit networks; and Diners Club International, a global payments network with acceptance in more than 185 countries and territories. For more information, visit www.discoverfinancial.com.

Matthew Towson

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