AMCORE Bank of Rockford, Ill. has established the Americans Supporting Americans Relief Fund to help the World Trade Center and Pentagon recovery efforts and the families and victims of the tragedy. AMCORE Bank is a subsidiary of AMCORE Financial, the asset management unit of which serves as the investment advisor to the Vintage Funds.
All donations to the fund will be given to the American Red Cross. The company is taking donations at all of its locations in Illinois and Wisconsin. The company also announced that it will waive all wire transfer fees for families wiring money to their children in the military.