M&T Bank Donates $250,000 To Sandy Relief Effort; Will Also Match Contributions from M&T Employees, Directors and Retirees and Accept Public Contributions at All M&T Branches

BUFFALO, N.Y., Nov. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- M&T Bank announced today that it will make an immediate contribution of $250,000 to the American Red Cross to assist victims of Hurricane Sandy.  M&T will also match all contributions made to the Red Cross by its employees, directors and retirees. M&T will accept contributions from the public at any of its more than 700 branches.

"This was one of the worst storms to ever hit some of the communities served by M&T Bank along the East Coast. Many communities have suffered unimaginable devastation and we're joining together with our employees, associates, customers and neighbors to help the Red Cross aid in the relief effort," said M&T Bank Chairman and CEO Robert G. Wilmers.

The bank is also offering lending assistance to small businesses and consumers impacted by the hurricane. For additional information, please visit www.mtb.com/newsroom.

Visit www.mtb.com to find the nearest M&T Bank location.  M&T Bank is the principal bank subsidiary of Buffalo-based M&T Bank Corporation (NYSE: MTB), which serves customers at branch offices located in New York, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Delaware and the District of Columbia.

Media contact information:

Delaware:  Megen Morris (302)651-1462

Pennsylvania, Maryland, Washington D.C., Virginia:  Philip Hosmer (410)949-3042

New York:  Chet Bridger (716)842-5182


 

SOURCE M&T Bank



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