Fifth Third Employees Work to Provide 1 Million Meals to Fight Hunger in Communities Across Bank's Footprint
Fifth Third Bancorp's more than 18,000 employees will celebrate Fifth
Third Day by working to provide 1 million meals to the hungry across the
Bank's 10-state footprint and beyond. The month-long food drive will
include donations, employee shield of recognition sales and employee
volunteer efforts at area food banks, shelters and nonprofits focused on
feeding the community. The Bank's customers also are being invited to
contribute to the food drive.
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Phil McHugh, executive vice president, Fifth Third Bank and Fifth Third Day corporate champion. (Photo: Business Wire)
"Celebrated annually on May 3, or 5/3 on the calendar, Fifth Third Day
is our opportunity to celebrate both the spirit behind our Company and
the people behind our pin," said Greg Carmichael, Fifth Third's
chairman, president and CEO. "It's a day for us to come together to
recognize each other, celebrate our customers and, above all, to serve
The Bank has celebrated Fifth Third Day for 27 years, and a
philanthropic component has long been part of the event. This year's
goal is the 1 million meals to families in need. By extending efforts to
feed communities through all of May, Fifth Third expects to make an even
"There are many vulnerable families in our communities that continue to
be food insecure," said Phil McHugh, executive vice president and Fifth
Third Day corporate champion. "With a focused bankwide effort to of
donate 1 million meals, we are humbled to do our part to help those in
For more on Fifth Third Bank's commitment to the community, including
details on the Bank's $32 billion, five-year community commitment,
please visit www.53.com/commitment.
About Fifth Third
Fifth Third Bancorp is a diversified financial services company
headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, and the indirect parent company of
Fifth Third Bank, an Ohio-chartered bank. As of March 31, 2019, Fifth
Third had $168 billion in assets and operated 1,207 full-service banking
centers and 2,559 ATMs with Fifth Third branding in Ohio, Kentucky,
Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Florida, Tennessee, West Virginia, Georgia
and North Carolina. In total, Fifth Third provides its customers with
access to approximately 52,000 fee-free ATMs across the United States.
Fifth Third operates four main businesses: Commercial Banking, Branch
Banking, Consumer Lending and Wealth & Asset Management. Fifth Third is
among the largest money managers in the Midwest and, as of March 31,
2019, had $394 billion in assets under care, of which it managed $44
billion for individuals, corporations and not-for-profit organizations
through its Trust and Registered Investment Advisory businesses.
Investor information and press 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. Deposit and Credit products are offered by Fifth Third Bank.
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