AUGUSTA, Ga. - The Augusta GreenJackets are teaming up with Fifth Third Bank to help "Strikeout Hunger" in the month of May. Starting on May 1, all three Augusta Fifth Third Bank locations will have donation cans to collect nonperishable food items for Golden Harvest Food Bank.
Every person who donates a food item from May 1 to May 18 at a local Fifth Third Bank will receive a free general admission ticket to watch the GreenJackets face the Savannah Sand Gnats on Sunday, May 19.
There will also be food donation cans at Lake Olmstead Stadium during select home games. The first collection dates at Lake Olmstead Stadium will be Friday, May 3 and Saturday May 4 followed by another round of collections on Friday, May 17 and Saturday, May 18.
Prior to the start of the game on May 19, Fifth Third Bank and the GreenJackets will make an official on-field donation to Golden Harvest Food Bank with all food items collected throughout the drive.
Those interested in pitching in to help "Strikeout Hunger" can donate food items at Fifth Third Banks located at 3007 Pine Needle Rd., 404 S. Belair Rd., or 2756 Peach Orchard Rd.
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Fifth Third Bancorp is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Company has $121 billion in assets and operates 18 affiliates with 1,320 full-service Banking Centers, including 104 Bank Mart® locations open seven days a week inside select grocery stores and 2,426 ATMs in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Florida, Tennessee, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Missouri, Georgia and North Carolina. Fifth Third operates four main businesses: Commercial Banking, Branch Banking, Consumer Lending, and Investment Advisors. Fifth Third also has a 33% interest in Vantiv Holding, LLC. Fifth Third is among the largest money managers in the Midwest and, as of March 31, 2013, had $318 billion in assets under care, of which it managed $27 billion for individuals, corporations and not-for-profit organizations. Investor information and press releases can be viewed at www.53.com. Fifth Third's common stock is traded on the Nasdaq® National Global Select Market under the symbol "FITB." Fifth Third Bank was established in 1858. Member FDIC