At M&T Bank, we’re proud to promote Black-owned businesses not only during Black History Month but all year long. To celebrate, we’re highlighting just a few of these wonderful businesses that are part of our Spotlight Shop.

AppleCore’s Bake Shoppe

Located in Columbia, MD, AppleCore’s Bake Shoppe is a dessert lover’s dream. From specialty cheesecakes to bread puddings, they’ve got it all. Not in Maryland? No worries, they ship their delicious goodies nationwide.

New Vintage by Sam

The jewelry at New Vintage by Sam isn’t just beautiful to look at, it also promotes healing and positive energy. Based in Baltimore, MD, New Vintage crafts each piece of healing hardware with intention, so anyone wearing one will feel inner strength and empowerment. Order your own piece today!

Sporty Dog Creations

The mother-daughter duo behind Sporty Dog Creations has a mission to make food fun again. Located in Baltimore, MD, the shop takes a passionate approach to food that’s infused in every hot dog, drink and side on their menu – and they can bring it all to you through their catering and pop-up capabilities.


Electric Hand Barber Shop

For more than 20 years, Electric Hand Barber Shop has been serving the community of Bridgeport, CT. Whether you stop in for a basic beard trim or a haircut with a specialty design, their team of barbers will approach every service with a level of detail that will leave you looking your best.

Fruitful & Blessed

Looking for unique bath and body care products? Fruitful & Blessed has you covered! Based in Buffalo, NY, this online retailer offers a range of products from lip scrub to beauty bars and even soaps geared toward men.

We hope you’ll support these businesses and other Black-owned businesses in your community – not only this February but year-round.

Know a Black-owned business that would be a good fit for the M&T Spotlight Shop? Encourage them to apply today!

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