WESTON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Florida Community Bank (FCB) and its more than 725 associates are working together to raise awareness and funds in support of autism, which is reported to affect one in 139 children in the state of Florida*.
During the month of April, FCB will recognize National Autism Awareness Month throughout its 50 branch locations. All monies raised during the month of April will be donated to local organizations that support autism and autism awareness.
“At Florida Community Bank, we are proud to support National Autism Awareness month throughout our organization,” said Kent Ellert, President and Chief Executive Officer, Florida Community Bank. “Each day our team of devoted Florida bankers exemplify FCB’s core values by serving our community with a sense of personal ownership and pride.”
Since its founding in 2010, FCB has been dedicated to serving the Florida community where our employees live and work. To that end, FCB associates support numerous organizations throughout the state with nearly 23,000 hours of volunteer service donated to local efforts including youth development programs, affordable housing activities, economic development activities, job creation, neighborhood revitalization and other community-based projects.
About Florida Community Bank
Florida Community Bank, N.A., (NYSE:FCB) is the largest community banking company and the second largest Florida-based independent bank, and among the most highly capitalized banks in the state. Awarded a five-star rating from Bauer Financial™, FCB assets are more than $10 billion, with capital ratios that exceed regulatory standards. Since its founding in 2010, FCB has been steadfast in its commitment to delivering personalized service, innovation, and products and services equal to those offered by the national banks. Similarly, FCB recognizes the importance of community, fostering a corporate culture that promotes employee volunteerism at all levels, while supporting community-based programs and partnerships that help promote greater financial independence and improved quality of life for families. FCB serves individuals, businesses and communities across the state with 50 full-service banking centers from east to west, and from Daytona Beach to Miami-Dade. For more information, visit FloridaCommunityBank.com. Equal Housing Lender, Member FDIC.
*Source: Florida Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network, which represents a group of programs funded by the Centers for Disease Control to estimate the number of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other developmental disabilities living in different areas of the United States.