Orlando Predators and Fifth Third Bank collecting school supplies for homeless children

Published On: Jul 17 2012 12:16:01 PM EDT
Summer of Dreams

The Orlando Predators and Fifth Third Bank ’s Summer of Dreams are teaming up for a week-long Back-to-School drive for homeless children in Orlando and the surrounding areas.

Anyone who drops off $10 worth of school supplies or a $10 check made out to “Orlando After School All-Stars – Summer of Dreams,” to any Central Florida Fifth Third Bank during the week of July 16 – 22, will receive a $30 ticket to the Orlando Predators game against the Milwaukee Mustangs on Sunday, July 22nd.

In addition, the Predators will conduct a 50/50 raffle during the game to benefit the Summer of Dreams program.

Fifth Third Bank’s Summer of Dreams program provides homeless children in the Central Florida community access to free, nutritious meals; daily activities focusing on academics, art enrichment and athletics; tutoring and mentoring; financial counseling for parents; and much more. In its first year, Summer of Dreams reached 1,078 kids in Orange County, and the program has expanded to reach children in Seminole and Osceola counties as well.

To find a Fifth Third Bank location convenient to you, please visit www.53.com. To learn more about the Summer of Dreams program, visit www.thesummerofdreams.com.

Fifth Third Bancorp is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Company has $117 billion in assets and operates 15 affiliates with 1,315 full-service Banking Centers, including 105 Bank Mart® locations open seven days a week inside select grocery stores and 2,404 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 March 31, 2012, had $296 billion in assets under care, of which it managed $26 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.

Orlando’s Arena Football League franchise since 1991, the Orlando Predators are currently in their 21st year in the AFL. In that time, the Predators have advanced to the AFL Playoffs a league-leading 19 consecutive seasons and appeared in the Arena Bowl seven times, winning AFL Championships in 1998 and 2000.