CHERRY HILL, N.J., Nov. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Through its "Housing for Everyone" grant competition, TD Charitable Foundation, the charitable giving arm of TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank®, will help 25 grant winners provide homes for single-parent families.
The TD Charitable Foundation's 11th annual "Housing for Everyone" grant competition will award nonprofit organizations a total of $2.5 million in grants this year to bolster affordable housing efforts from Maine to Florida.
"There are so many single parent families in need of housing, so this year's campaign focus is very important," said Mike Rayder, Donation and Foundation Manager, TD Charitable Foundation. "Housing is a necessity for everyone, and we are invested in making a positive impact in our communities and supporting organizations that provide affordable, quality housing to those who need a bit of help."
This year's "Housing for Everyone" grants winners are:
Florida: Neighborhood Renaissance, Inc.; Homeless Emergency Project, Inc.; Riviera Beach Community Development Corporation, Inc.
Maine: Volunteers of America Northern New England
Maryland: Volunteers of America Chesapeake, Inc.
Massachusetts: Newvue Communities, Inc.; Elizabeth Stone House, Inc.; Community Builders, Inc.
New Hampshire: The Housing Partnership
New Jersey: Urban League of Essex County; Affordable Housing Alliance, Inc.; Housing and Neighborhood Development Services, Inc.; Garden State Episcopal Community Development Corporation
New York: Harlem Congregations for Community Improvement, Inc.; Women in Need, Inc.; Long Island Housing Partnership, Inc.; Community Development Corporation of Long Island, Inc.; New York Institute for Human Development
Pennsylvania: Hispanic Association of Contractors and Enterprises, Inc.; Gaudenzia, Inc.
Rhode Island: Pawtucket Citizens Development Corporation
South Carolina: Northside Development Corporation
Vermont: Lamoille Housing Partnership, Inc.
Organizations were required to have tax-exempt 501(c)(3) status or be a governmental agency, and to develop or maintain affordable housing, or provide housing-related programs and services to very low-, low- and moderate-income individuals or families.
A staunch commitment to active involvement in the local community is a vital element of the TD Bank philosophy. TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank® and the TD Charitable Foundation provide support to affordable housing, financial literacy and education, and environmental initiatives, many of which focus on improving the welfare of children and families.
About the TD Charitable Foundation The TD Charitable Foundation is the charitable giving arm of 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 support individuals, families and businesses in the communities TD Bank serves, The Foundation has made more than $167.3 million in charitable donations since its inception in 2002 primarily in the areas of affordable housing, financial literacy and education, and the environment. More information on the TD Charitable Foundation, including an online grant application, is available at www.TDBank.com.
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