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SOURCE Fifth Third Bank (Chicago)
CHICAGO, Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Fifth Third Bank (Chicago) launched its annual campaign, "Honoring Our Veterans," to honor those in the area who serve our country in the armed forces. In partnership with the Folds of Honor Foundation, The Heart of a Marine Foundation, USO of Illinois, War Dogs Making it Home, Vietnam Moving Wall and the Pritzker Military Museum, bank employees will lead the following efforts:
Several dogs rescued through War Dogs Making it Home and sponsored by Fifth Third are expected to attend. This organization rescues dogs from high-kill shelters and trains them to support veterans with PTSD and traumatic brain injuries, thus saving the life of both dogs and veterans. Visit www.wardogsmakingithome.org for more information.
"Every single person that lives in the United States benefits from the hard work, commitment and sacrifice of our nation's soldiers," said Robert A. Sullivan, president & CEO, Fifth Third Bank (Chicago). "We're excited to invite the community to join us in demonstrating our gratitude to those who serve in the military through our fundraising campaign and related events."
About Fifth Third Bank
Fifth Third Bancorp is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Company has $118 billion in assets and operates 15 affiliates with 1,320 full-service Banking Centers, including 104 Bank Mart® locations open seven days a week inside select grocery stores and 2,405 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 39% interest in Vantiv Holding, LLC, formerly Fifth Third Processing Solutions, LLC. Fifth Third is among the largest money managers in the Midwest and, as of June 30, 2012, had $291 billion in assets under care, of which it managed $25 billion for individuals, corporations and not-for-profit organizations. Investor information and press releases can be viewed at www.53.com. Fifth Third's common stock is traded on the NASDAQ® National Global Select Market under the symbol "FITB." Fifth Third Bank. Member FDIC.
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