Fifth Third Bank’s eBus Rolls into Northwest Ohio

Community Invited to Receive Free Financial Empowerment Resources

TOLEDO – The Fifth Third Bank Financial Empowerment Mobile (eBus) will be in northwest Ohio, May 28 - June 5, 2019. Fifth Third’s eBus is open and free to the community with eight dates and locations to choose from (full schedule and details below).

Fifth Third’s Financial Empowerment Mobile serves as a mobile classroom equipped with 12 desktop computer stations and Wi-Fi capabilities. Clients are greeted by Fifth Third Bank employee volunteers and community partner representatives when they arrive on the bus.  Individuals are assisted with reviewing credit reports and scores, one-on-one credit counseling, interactive financial education modules, homebuyer education tools, job search assistance, online account opening, and loan referral services.

The Bank’s financial empowerment mobile is part of the Bank’s Lives Improved through Financial Empowerment program and part of the $32B community commitment that focuses on making a positive impact across its 10-state footprint in the areas of home mortgage, small business and community development lending and investments.

A number of financial educational workshops will take place throughout the week with a focus on home ownership and building credit.

While onboard, visitors will be able to:

  • Request a credit report and review it with a professional
  • Receive personalized evaluation of finances
  • Receive Internet Banking and Bill Payment demonstrations
  • Speak with non-profit organizations regarding housing, money management and business advice
  • Receive consultation on foreclosure prevention
  • Conduct online job searches
  • Online account openings
  • Loan application referrals

“We are committed to improving lives in our community through financial education,” said Bob LaClair, Fifth Third Bank regional president in Northwest Ohio. “The eBus allows us to serve people where they live and work, and provide the knowledge and tools to help them take control of their financial futures.”

The Fifth Third Financial Empowerment Mobile schedule: 


Community Partner

Event Location

Event Time


Tue, May 28

ProMedica Ebeid Institute –
Financial Health and Career Fair

ProMedica’s Market on the Green
1806 Madison Ave.
Toledo, OH 43604


Time #1: Financial Workshop

Time #2: Homebuyer Workshop

Wed, May 29

Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority (LMHA) –
Senior Health Fair

3425 Nebraska
Toledo, OH 43607


Time #1: Credit Repair Workshop

Time #2: Identity Theft Workshop

Thurs, May 30

NOW Homeownership Development Agency

Grace Community Center
406 W. Delaware Ave.
Toledo, OH 43610


Time #1: Homebuyer Workshop

Fri, May 31

The Junction Coalition

1001 Indiana Ave.
Toledo, OH 43607


Time #1: Homebuyer Workshop


Sat, June 1

Rock The Block

St. Anthony’s Church
1416 Nebraska Ave.
Toledo, OH 43607


Time #1: Homebuyer Workshop

Mon, June 3

Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority (LMHA)

211 S. Byrne Rd.
Toledo, OH 43615



Time#1: Homebuyer Workshop

Tue, June 4

East Toledo
Family Center

1020 Varland Ave.
Toledo, OH 43605


Time #1: Homebuyer Workshop


Wed, June 5

Adelante, Inc.

520 Broadway
Toledo, OH 43604


Time #1: Homebuyer Workshop


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 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. Member FDIC.