M&T Bank Donates $100,000 to Haiti Relief Effort

Will Also Match Contributions from M&T Employees and Accept Public Contributions at All Branches

Jan 15, 2010, 16:21 ET from M&T Bank Corporation

BUFFALO, N.Y., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- M&T Bank announced today that it will make an immediate contribution of $100,000 to the American Red Cross to assist victims of the Haiti earthquake.  M&T will also match dollar-for-dollar all contributions made to the Red Cross by its employees, directors and retirees, up to an additional amount of $100,000.

The bank will accept contributions from the public at any of its branches.

"In response to this disaster, which caused tremendous devastation and tragedy, M&T Bank is joining with our employees, associates, customers and the Red Cross to pull together as a community and offer help," said M&T Bank Chairman and CEO Robert G. Wilmers.  

Visit www.mtb.com to find the nearest M&T Bank location.  M&T Bank, the principal bank subsidiary of Buffalo-based M&T Bank Corporation (NYSE: MTB), has more than 750 branch offices located in New York, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Delaware and the District of Columbia.


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SOURCE M&T Bank Corporation