Fifth Third Bank recently kicked off its eBus financial empowerment tour in front of it new headquarters located in the heart of downtown Detroit.
“We are 5/3 in the D,” said Fifth Third Senior Vice President and Marketing Director Jack Riley. The move to Detroit is a continued effort by Fifth Third to support Detroit residency. “We are focused on filling the homes in the neighborhoods of Detroit and making the American dream a reality for many.”
(Left to Right) Jack Riley, Senior Vice President and Marketing Director, Fifth Third Bank and Hiram E. Jackson, Publisher, Michigan Chronicle
Supporting Detroiters has been the goal of Fifth Third Bank for over a decade. “For a dozen years, we’ve reached out to the neighborhoods in Southeastern Michigan with this full size 40 foot self contained resource center that promotes financial awareness through programming for everyone,” said Fifth Third Senior Vice President and Group Sales Manager Don Precour.
The Michigan Chronicle, with the support of Fifth Third Bank, has launched a new initiative, Rediscover Detroit, a series of articles and video vignettes highlighting hidden gem communities such as East English Village, Green Acres, the Schultz community and many more communities throughout the city. “Detroit is littered with wonderful neighborhoods, hidden gems throughout the community,” said Michigan Chronicle Publisher Hiram E. Jackson.
Throughout the years, the support for the eBus tour has experienced tremendous growth. This year, Fifth Third is proud to have the support of nearly 40 community partners. DTE, Project Healthy Living, U-SNAP- BAC, Hurley Hospital, Southwest Solutions and a host of additional community partners, will be present at the scheduled tour stops to offer information and resources to meet basic service needs of residents.
Teamwork on the Fifth Third eBus
Potential home buyers will be have the opportunity to learn more about Fifth Third’s homebuyer workshop which focuses on the importance of good credit, budgeting, working with a realtor, the mortgage process and the down payment assistance resources. Information will be on hand about Fifth Third’s new down payment assistance program where eligible borrowers may qualify to receive 3% up to $ 3,600.00 towards the purchase of a new home.
The eBus tour continues into September with the last stop on September 10th. For more information please visit https://www.53.com/mortgage/.