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TD Donates $200,000 to Hurricane Maria Disaster Relief Efforts



CHERRY HILL, N.J. and TORONTO, Oct. 6, 2017 /CNW/ -- TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank®, and its parent company, TD Bank Group, today announced donations to the relief efforts from Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico and other Caribbean islands.

America's Most Convenient Bank.  (PRNewsFoto/TD Bank)

This includes donations from the TD Charitable Foundation, the charitable giving arm of TD Bank, in the amount of $50,000 to UNICEF USA for Emergency Relief Kits to address essential supplies and toiletries; $25,000 to International Medical Corps to provide emergency health care; and $25,000 to the Volunteers of America to support affordable housing and services for low-income families and seniors. 

TD Bank Group will donate $100,000(CAD) to the International Federation of Red Cross to support overall hurricane relief efforts.

Additionally, TD will support disaster relief efforts sponsored by the American Red Cross by collecting donations at stores across its footprint through October.

"The people of Puerto Rico and other Caribbean islands are recovering from one of the most devastating storms to ever hit the region, and we're stepping up to help them," said Greg Braca, President and CEO, TD Bank. "Working with local organizations, we are able to help address the most pressing needs on the ground. Our thoughts are with the people of Puerto Rico and the Islands, especially the many family members our employees and customers have there, as they work to put their lives back together."

For those interested in helping those impacted by the storm, donations can also be made directly through the following links:  

UNICEF USA at www.unicefusa.org

International Medical Corps at www.internationalmedicalcorps.org

Volunteers of America at www.voa.org

American Red Cross at www.redcross.org

TD Bank is committed to helping communities recover from the most severe natural disasters. The TD Bank Group and TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank's parent company, have already donated more than $925,000 to support storm relief efforts.

About the TD Charitable Foundation

The TD Charitable Foundation is the charitable giving arm of TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank®, one of the 10 largest commercial banking organizations in the United States. The Foundation's mission is to support, respect and improve the quality of life in the diverse communities where we live and do business.  Since its inception in 2002, the Foundation has distributed more than $177.8 million and more than 17,000 grants in charitable donations from Maine to Florida. The TD Charitable Foundation focuses on supporting the following community needs: affordable housing, economic development, neighborhood revitalization, financial literacy, and human services. Recently, more than 90 percent of the grants awarded by the Foundation benefited low-and moderate- income communities and individuals. More information on the TD Charitable Foundation, including an online grant application, is available at www.TDBank.com.

About TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank®

TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank, is one of the 10 largest banks in the U.S., providing more than 9 million customers with a full range of retail, small business and commercial banking products and services at more than 1,200 convenient locations throughout the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Metro D.C., the Carolinas and Florida. In addition, TD Bank and its subsidiaries offer customized private banking and wealth management services through TD Wealth®, and vehicle financing and dealer commercial services through TD Auto Finance. TD Bank is headquartered in Cherry Hill, N.J. To learn more, visit www.tdbank.com. Find TD Bank on Facebook at www.facebook.com/TDBank and on Twitter at www.twitter.com/TDBank_US.

TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank, is a member of TD Bank Group and a subsidiary of The Toronto-Dominion Bank of Toronto, Canada, a top 10 financial services company in North America. The Toronto-Dominion Bank trades on the New York and Toronto stock exchanges under the ticker symbol "TD". To learn more, visit www.td.com.

About TD Bank Group 

The Toronto-Dominion Bank and its subsidiaries are collectively known as TD Bank Group ("TD" or the "Bank"). TD is the sixth largest bank in North America by branches and serves more than 25 million customers in three key businesses operating in a number of locations in financial centres around the globe: Canadian Retail, including TD Canada Trust, TD Auto Finance Canada, TD Wealth (Canada), TD Direct Investing, and TD Insurance; U.S. Retail, including TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank®, TD Auto Finance U.S., TD Wealth (U.S.), and an investment in TD Ameritrade; and Wholesale Banking, including TD Securities. TD also ranks among the world's leading online financial services firms, with approximately 11.5 million active online and mobile customers. TD had CDN$1.2 trillion in assets on July 31, 2017. The Toronto-Dominion Bank trades under the symbol "TD" on the Toronto and New York Stock Exchanges.

SOURCE TD Bank


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