M&T Bank Donates $50,000 to Hurricane Irene Relief Efforts

September 27, 2013 Updated Sep 7, 2011 at 3:08 PM EDT

By WKBW News

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M&T Bank Donates $50,000 to Hurricane Irene Relief Efforts

September 27, 2013 Updated Sep 7, 2011 at 3:08 PM EDT

Buffalo, N.Y. (WKBW release) -- M&T Bank announced Wednesday that it will make an immediate contribution of $50,000 to the American Red Cross to assist victims of Hurricane Irene.

M&T will also match all contributions made to the Red Cross by its employees, directors and retirees up to $50,000, and will accept contributions from the public at any of its more than 770 branches.

"In response to a storm that caused a tremendous amount of devastation in communities served by M&T Bank – from the Capital Region of New York on down through the Mid-Atlantic region - we’re joining together with our employees, associates, customers and neighbors to help the Red Cross aid in the relief effort." said M&T Bank President Mark J. Czarnecki.