MB Financial Bank is Now Collecting Donations to Benefit Lurie Children’s Hospital as a Partner of The Annual Eric & Kathy Radiothon on 101.9 THE MIX

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Mark Hoppe, MB Financial Bank President and Chief Executive Officer, said, “We’re proud to be a part of raising money for the kids and the great work of Lurie Children’s Hospital."

MB Financial Bank announced that it has partnered with 101.9fm THE MIX / WTMX’s annual Eric & Kathy Radiothon benefiting Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital. A collection campaign for the Radiothon kicks off in early July and culminates with a live broadcast from the lobby of the hospital on Friday, September 11, 2015.

MB Financial Bank will host the Change Makers program, opening the doors of it’s over 80 Chicagoland locations to anyone that wants to donate money to help the kids at Lurie Children’s Hospital.

As part of the fundraising effort, Eric & Kathy will host a free concert at MB Financial Park in Rosemont on August 19th featuring a MIX artist, more information about the concert will be announce later this month. The concert is sponsored by the Village of Rosemont, MB Financial Bank and 101.9 THE MIX. Rosemont Public Safety Officers along with MB Financial Bank staff will be at the concert collecting change for the kids.

Mark Hoppe, MB Financial Bank President and Chief Executive Officer, said, “We’re proud to be a part of raising money for the kids and the great work of Lurie Children’s Hospital. MB prides itself on taking a leadership role in providing support for and in our communities, especially those with the most urgent needs like the thousands of children served by Lurie Children’s. We’re very excited to begin this new partnership with the 2015 Eric & Kathy Radiothon and are confident that will be a huge success.” Both Mark Hoppe and Mitch Feiger, President & CEO of MB Financial, Inc. are current Board Members of Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital.

John Gallagher, Vice President and Market Manager of Hubbard Radio Chicago said, “It is terrific to have MB Financial Bank as our new partner for the Radiothon. The bank has been a long-time, active supporter of Lurie’s Children’s Hospital and they have an over 100 year history of community advocacy and involvement.”

The Eric & Kathy Radiothon originated in 2000 to help generate awareness for pediatric research, patient care, education and advocacy. Since its origination, the Eric & Kathy Radiothon has contributed more than $25 million to the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital in Chicago.

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MB Financial Bank N.A. is a Chicago-based commercial bank with approximately $15 billion in assets and a more than one hundred year history of building deep and lasting relationships with middle-market companies and individuals. MB Financial Bank offers a full range of powerful financial solutions and the expertise and experience of bankers who are focused on their clients’ success. MB Financial Bank is a wholly-owned subsidiary of MB Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ: MBFI). Learn more about MB Financial Bank at http://www.mbfinancial.com.

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