TD Charitable Foundation Donates $100,000 to the American Red Cross for Hurricane Irene Recovery Efforts

CHERRY HILL, N.J. and PORTLAND, Maine, Sept. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The TD Charitable Foundation, the charitable giving arm of TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank®, donated $100,000 to the American Red Cross to assist the victims of Hurricane Irene, which struck the East Coast last weekend.

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The TD Charitable Foundation is directing its donation to the American Red Cross to support recovery efforts as well as provide shelter and comfort stations for area residents forced out of their homes.

"Our thoughts go out to those impacted by Hurricane Irene as many communities across our footprint continue to struggle with the storm's aftermath," said Bharat B. Masrani, President and CEO of TD Bank. "TD Bank remains committed to helping our communities in need."

Adds Elizabeth K. Warn, President of the TD Charitable Foundation and Senior Vice President of Community Development for TD Bank, "The TD Charitable Foundation is pleased to make this donation to the American Red Cross as they continue with ongoing recovery efforts throughout the East Coast."

About the TD Charitable Foundation

The TD Charitable Foundation is the charitable giving arm of TD Bank N.A., which operates as TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank®, and is one of the 10 largest commercial banking organizations in the United States. The Foundation's mission is to serve the individuals, families and businesses in all the communities where TD Bank operates, having made $73.7 million in charitable donations since its inception in 2002. The Foundation's areas of focus are affordable housing, education and financial literacy, and the environment. 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 7.4 million customers with a full range of retail, small business and commercial banking products and services at more than 1,275 convenient locations throughout the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Metro D.C., the Carolinas and Florida. In addition, TD Bank and its subsidiaries offer customized wealth management services through TD Wealth, and insurance products and services through TD Insurance, Inc. TD Bank is headquartered in Cherry Hill, N.J., and Portland, Maine. To learn more, follow TD Bank on Twitter at www.twitter.com/TDBank_US or visit www.tdbank.com.

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 and one of the few banks in the world rated Aaa by Moody's. 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.

SOURCE TD Charitable Foundation


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