FORT MYERS, Fla., April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SunTrust Bank of Southwest Florida has awarded the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southwest Florida a gift of $7,500. This gift will make a huge impact on the lives of the children and families that have a need to use this facility.
The Ronald McDonald House® of Southwest Florida is a home-away-from-home for families of seriously ill children undergoing medical treatment. They help loved ones remain together as a family in an environment of comfort, compassion, strength, and support. The mission of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southwest Florida is to create, find, and support programs that directly improve the health and well being of children in Lee, Collier, Charlotte, Glades and Hendry counties. RMHC of SWFL supports the Ronald McDonald House®, Ronald McDonald Care Mobile®, grants and scholarships to deserving individuals and organizations in our five-county region.
Commenting on SunTrust's donation, senior vice president – private wealth management Heidi Colgate-Tamblyn said, "In keeping SunTrust's mission to help people and institutions prosper in mind, our motto, 'Live Solid. Bank Solid' is exemplified by the SunTrust team throughout the communities we serve. We believe that 'living solid' includes giving back, and our teammates do it all the time. We see their vision and look forward to working to assure that Ronald McDonald House® Charities of Southwest Florida gets as much support as possible and we think that working together we can make a significant difference in our community."
SunTrust Banks, Inc., headquartered in Atlanta, is one of the nation's largest banking organizations, serving a broad range of consumer, commercial, corporate and institutional clients. As of December 31, 2010, SunTrust had total assets of $172.9 billion and total deposits of $123.0 billion. The Company operates an extensive branch and ATM network throughout the high-growth Southeast and Mid-Atlantic States and a full array of technology-based, 24-hour delivery channels. The Company also serves clients in selected markets nationally. Its primary businesses include deposit, credit, trust and investment services. Through various subsidiaries the Company provides mortgage banking, insurance, brokerage, investment management, equipment leasing and investment banking services. SunTrust's Internet address is suntrust.com
SOURCE Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southwest Florida