IBC Bank and Commerce Bank, together with employees across Texas and Oklahoma, donated over $370,000 to United Way in 2016 comprised of funds donated by employees and matched by IBC Bank and Commerce Bank. The donation will fund much-needed social services throughout the 88 communities the banks serve. Locally, IBC Bank-Laredo and Commerce Bank donated $137,000 that will directly fund area United Way projects.
"Our partnership with United Way perfectly embodies IBC and Commerce Banks' ‘Do More' philosophy," said IBC Bank Chairman and CEO Dennis E. Nixon. "Laredo isn't just where we do business, it's where we live. I couldn't be more proud of how our employees dedicate their time and money to helping build strong communities, it is not only the money but more importantly, the volunteers and the hours they spend making life better. "
More than 70 United Way agencies throughout Texas and Oklahoma such as the American Heart Association, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Boys & Girls Clubs and the Arthritis Foundation will use the funds to provide meals, counseling, safe recreational activities, shelter, services and more to those who might otherwise go without these essential services.
IBC Bank and Commerce Bank are members of International Bancshares Corporation (NASDAQ: IBOC), an $11.9 billion multi-bank financial holding company headquartered in Laredo, Texas celebrating 50 years in banking since its founding in 1966. International Bancshares Corporation consists of 204 facilities and 309 ATMs serving 88 communities in Texas and Oklahoma. In 2016, IBC Bank was ranked 50th on Forbes' prestigious list of 100 Best Banks in America. IBC Bank's commitment to "Do More" reflects the bank's dedication to the growth and success of both the customers and the communities it serves. Visit us on our YouTube channel, IBCBankWeDoMore.
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