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Fifth Third Bancorp Donates $100,000 to Red Cross Haitian Disaster Relief


Fifth Third Bancorp today announced a donation of $100,000 to aid the American Red Cross International Response Fund. The funds will go to assist Red Cross disaster relief efforts in Haiti, after reports of more than 3 million people have been affected by the devastating earthquake that hit the country January 12.

"The scenes of devastation have affected millions, and our 21,000 employees are looking for ways to help," said Kevin T. Kabat, chairman, president and CEO of Fifth Third Bancorp. "We hope this donation will assist the people of Haiti during this time of immediate need."

Fifth Third Bancorp is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Company has $111 billion in assets, operates 16 affiliates with 1,309 full-service Banking Centers, including 103 Bank Mart® locations open seven days a week inside select grocery stores and 2,359 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 49% interest in Fifth Third Processing Solutions, LLC. Fifth Third is among the largest money managers in the Midwest and, as of September 30, 2009, has $184 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 Fifth Third's common stock is traded on the NASDAQ® National Global Select Market under the symbol "FITB." Fifth Third Bank, Member FDIC.