Fifth Third Bank (Cincinnati) partnered with the FreeStore FoodBank to
assemble Power Packs distributed through schools to ensure at risk
children have something to eat on weekends.
Fifth Third Bank (Georgia) supported the Golden Harvest Food Bank, the
Atlanta Community Food Bank and the Atlanta Union Mission through
employee service and “Strike Out Hunger” events in partnership with
the Augusta GreenJackets, the Kennesaw State University Athletic
Association and the Gwinnett Braves.
Fifth Third Bank (Northwestern Ohio) employees hosted a Fifth Third
Day peanut butter and jelly assembly line, during which they will
assembled sandwiches for Food For Thought.
Employees in Southern Indiana conducted a food drive to benefit the
Tri-State Food Bank, as well as supported them through an employee
recognition fundraising sale.
St. Louis employees provided a meal for residents of Covenant House,
which shelters and empowers homeless, runaway and at-risk youth.
Fifth Third Bancorp today announced that its 20,000 employees celebrated
Fifth Third Day by providing more than 770,000 meals to fight hunger
throughout its 12-state footprint. This marked the third year that all
of the Company’s affiliates joined together to fight against hunger.
More than 550,000 meals were provided in 2013; more than 340,000 in 2012.
Fifth Third Day is celebrated annually on May 3, 5/3 on the calendar.
For more than 20 years, the Bank has used its holiday to recognize the
contribution of its employees, thank its valued customers and support
communities where it operates.
“We have always celebrated the third of May as Fifth Third Day. It’s a
great way for our employees to stretch out beyond their normal job
responsibilities and work together to benefit their local communities,”
said Kevin T. Kabat, vice chairman and CEO of Fifth Third Bancorp. “We
appreciate that there are real needs—like warm meals, foodstuffs and
personal care items—that individuals and families have. In our
commitment to improve our communities, it’s our privilege on this day to
do a small part to help to improve lives.”
Each of Fifth Third's affiliates identified needs in their local
communities and designed their holiday celebrations. Examples included:
Fifth Third Bancorp is a diversified financial services company
headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Company has $130 billion in
assets and operates 17 affiliates with 1,311 full-service Banking
Centers, including 104 Bank Mart® locations, most open seven days a
week, inside select grocery stores and 2,614 ATMs in Ohio, Kentucky,
Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Florida, Tennessee, West Virginia,
Pennsylvania, Missouri, Georgia and North Carolina. Fifth Third operates
four main businesses: Commercial Banking, Branch Banking, Consumer
Lending, and Investment Advisors. Fifth Third also has a 26% interest in
Vantiv Holding, LLC. Fifth Third is among the largest money managers in
the Midwest and, as of March 31, 2014, had $281 billion in assets under
care, of which it managed $26 billion for individuals, corporations and
not-for-profit organizations. Investor
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releases can be viewed at www.53.com.
Fifth Third’s common stock is traded on the NASDAQ® Global Select Market
under the symbol “FITB.” Fifth Third Bank was established in 1858.
Fifth Third Bancorp
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Source: Fifth Third Bancorp