WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Oct. 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) today announced it is contributing $1 million to the relief effort related to destruction and damage caused by Hurricane Matthew. BB&T is also delivering several truckloads of bottled water and cleaning supplies to affected communities in Central and Eastern North Carolina including Fayetteville, Goldsboro, Greenville, Lumberton, and Wilson.
"We're grateful our associates are safe and accounted for. But we also understand the need is still great in so many of the communities we serve," said Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Kelly S. King. "Our thoughts and prayers are with all who are struggling to recover from Hurricane Matthew and we are hopeful this donation will help them get back on their feet soon."
To assist clients in their time of need, BB&T is diligently working to provide ATM service in affected areas. Clients who may have incurred storm-related overdraft, returned item, negative account balance or late loan payment fees are encouraged to visit one of our financial centers or contact BB&T at 800-BANK-BBT (800-226-5228) for assistance.
BB&T is one of the largest financial services holding companies in the U.S. with $221.9 billion in assets and market capitalization of $29.0 billion as of June 30, 2016. Based in Winston-Salem, N.C., the company operates 2,249 financial centers in 15 states and Washington, D.C., and offers a full range of consumer and commercial banking, securities brokerage, asset management, mortgage and insurance products and services. A Fortune 500 company, BB&T is consistently recognized for outstanding client satisfaction by the U.S. Small Business Administration, Greenwich Associates and others. More information about BB&T and its full line of products and services is available at www.bbt.com.
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