Bank to Give $1,053 to Chicago Babies Born Thursday

Can you say best birthday ever?

For the second year in a row, Fifth Third Bank will give away cash to babies born on Thursday in honor of the bank’s namesake day (5/3).

The bank will give out $1,053 gift cards to babies born on May 3 at 19 hospitals in the Chicago area, according to the Chicago Tribune.

Although the bank encourages parents to prioritize saving the money to go toward college funds, families are able to spend it at their discretion.

Fifth Third Bank first launched this program last year at its headquarters in Cincinnati.

This year, the bank decided to continue its new tradition by expanding to the city.

The hospitals participating in this program are as follow:

-Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn

-Advocate Lutheran General in Park Ridge

-Franciscan Health Chicago Heights

-Holy Cross Hospital

-Jackson Park Hospital

-Little Company of Mary Hospital in Evergreen Park

-Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood

-MacNeal Hospital in Berwyn

-NorthShore University HealthSystem’s Evanston Hospital

-Mount Sinai Hospital

-Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights

-Norwegian American Hospital

-Rush University Medical Center

-St. Bernard Hospital

-Stroger Hospital

-Swedish Covenant Hospital

-University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children’s Hospital

-Westlake Hospital in Melrose Park

-West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park

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