Santa Maria Community Services, Inc. today announced that the Fifth Third Bank Financial Empowerment Mobile, commonly known as the eBus, is returning to its East Price Hill location, near 977 Purcell Avenue Cincinnati, OH 45205, on April 4 and 5, 2022 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Financial Empowerment Mobile is a 40-foot customized vehicle transformed into a mobile classroom unit. The mobile operating unit is equipped with internet accessible computer workstations powered by satellite technology and staffed by Fifth Third Employees.
The purpose of the Financial Empowerment Mobile is to deliver financial products, services and educational tools to unbanked, underserved communities within Fifth Third’s footprint.
Throughout the year, in partnership with local and community organizations, the vehicle travels to low-and moderate income and high minority communities to offer much needed access to credit counseling, financial education, homeownership down payment assistance, online account opening tools, and many other bank products and services.
Residents will be able to board the Fifth Third Bank eBus for the following services:
- Credit report review with a professional banker
- Personal evaluation of finances
- Financial education
- Internet banking and bill payment tutorials
- Online account openings
- Loan application referrals
“We are thrilled that the Fifth Third eBus is returning to Santa Maria,” said H.A. Musser, Jr., President and CEO of Santa Maria Community Services, Inc. “We look forward to seeing how we can best serve residents to help them meet their financial needs. We are proud to once again partner with Fifth Third Bank to help our families empower their lives financially on board the eBus.”