M&T Bank Donates $100,000 to Haiti Relief Effort
Will Also Match Contributions from M&T Employees and Accept Public Contributions at All Branches

M&T Bank announced today that it will make an immediate contribution of $100,000 to the American Red Cross to assist victims of the Haiti earthquake. M&T will also match dollar-for-dollar all contributions made to the Red Cross by its employees, directors and retirees, up to an additional amount of $100,000.

The bank will accept contributions from the public at any of its branches.

"In response to this disaster, which caused tremendous devastation and tragedy, M&T Bank is joining with our employees, associates, customers and the Red Cross to pull together as a community and offer help," said M&T Bank Chairman and CEO Robert G. Wilmers.

Visit www.mtb.com to find the nearest M&T Bank location. M&T Bank, the principal bank subsidiary of Buffalo-based M&T Bank Corporation , has more than 750 branch offices located in New York, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Delaware and the District of Columbia.



Michael Zabel

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