Fifth Third Bank has been recognized as one of Ohio's "Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces" by the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption, for offering assistance to employees wishing to adopt children.Employees of the Fifth Third Bancorp unit receive up to $5,000 of financial assistance and as much as six days of medical leave, as part of the Family Medical Leave Act entitlements.

"If you are going to adopt, Fifth Third Bank will support you every step of the way," Todd Thorbahn, a Fifth Third assistant vice president, said in a press release last week.

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