CHERRY HILL, N.J. and PORTLAND, Maine, Nov. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The TD Charitable Foundation, the charitable giving arm of TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank®, announced today it has donated $1.5 million to the United Way to kick off TD Bank's annual employee giving campaign.
The donation is being distributed to 135 local United Way chapters within TD Bank's footprint from Maine to Florida. In addition, the 2011 TD Bank Employee Giving Campaign will raise funds on behalf of United Way chapters beginning November 14 and continuing through December 2, 2011.
"We are thrilled to contribute to the United Way with this donation," said Elizabeth K. Warn, President of the TD Charitable Foundation and Senior Vice President of Community Relations at TD Bank. "With the tremendous contributions from TD Bank employees over the next few weeks, this combined effort promises to make a great impact in our communities."
Last year, the TD Charitable Foundation and TD Bank Employee Giving Campaign combined to contribute $2.45 million to the United Way.
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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 $82.7 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, find TD Bank on Facebook at www.facebook.com/TDMoneyLoungeUS, on Twitter at www.twitter.com/TDBank_US, or visit www.tdbank.com.
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SOURCE TD Charitable Foundation