Thursday, April 04, 2013
IBC Bank Gives $353,047 Across Its Footprint Through United Way
Bank donates $35,226 to support children
and families in the Brownsville community
(April 4, 2013) Brownsville, Texas - IBC Bank is significantly helping individuals and families improve education, achieve financial stability, and live healthy lives through annual monetary donations to United Way. In 2012, IBC Bank employees throughout Texas and Oklahoma donated a total of $353,047. IBC Bank-Brownsville contributed $35,226 of the grand total, which was made up of employee donations and dollar-for-dollar matching by the bank. The investment in the local community helps create lasting, sustainable changes that lead to better, stronger places to live and work.
“We strongly continue to support United Way through both monetary donations and volunteer efforts because all of its agencies provide much needed services and empower individuals to lead better lives,” IBC Bank-Brownsville President and CEO Fred Rusteberg said. “IBC Bank’s ‘We Do More’ philosophy provides the platform for us to collectively participate in initiatives that make a marked difference in the communities we serve.”
“IBC Bank-Brownsville and its employees have partnered with us since they were founded in the market in 1984. They are advancing the common good in our community and region by investing in programs that help children and youth achieve their potential, promote financial stability and independence and improve people’s health,” United Way of Southern Cameron County President & CEO Traci Wickett said. “IBC Bank is an exemplary community partner and United Way of Southern Cameron County is proud to call them a community friend.”
IBC Bank–Brownsville is a member of International Bancshares Corporation (NASDAQ: IBOC), an $11.9 billion multi-bank financial holding company headquartered in Laredo, Texas, with 215 facilities and 339 ATMs serving 88 communities in Texas and Oklahoma. IBC Bank–Brownsville was recognized by the National Bankers Association with the Gibraltar Award in 2009 and 2011 for its financial strength and strategic investment practices. More information is available at www.ibc.com. Visit us on our YouTube Channel, IBCBankWeDoMore. MEMBER FDIC / INTERNATIONAL BANCSHARES CORPORATION.