The Food Bank of Northwest Indiana is pleased to announce a $10,000 contribution from Fifth Third Bank to assist with COVID-19 emergency food assistance.

“We are in the midst of an unprecedented time, but will get through it on the strength of our community”, said Victor A. Garcia, Executive Director. “The gift from Fifth Third helps with the increased capacity demanded by our neighbors in need during this time of crisis”.

The Food Bank of Northwest Indiana continues to adjust operations to address the increased need for food assistance resulting from the COVID-19 crisis. Emergency assistance operations have involved to include:

  1. Senior Food Box Deliveries to seniors that are at highest risk, shut in, lack transportation, or don’t qualify for any type of government assistance.
  2. Drive Thru Only Mobile Market Food Distributions
  3. School Site Mini Mobile Market Distributions for families with children who were on free/reduced lunch
  4. Targeted Mobile Market Food Distributions for Displaced/Unemployed Individuals in hospitality, retail, etc.
  5. Mini Mobile Market Distributions with several bulk items
  6. And more

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, National Association, a federally chartered institution. As of December 31, 2019, Fifth Third had $169 billion in assets and operated 1,149 full-service banking centers and 2,481 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 53,000 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 December 31, 2019, had $413 billion in assets under care, of which it managed $49 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 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, National Association. Member FDIC.