TD donates $100,000 to the Red Cross to help with the Japan earthquake relief efforts

Mar 11, 2011, 17:27 ET from TD Bank Group

TORONTO, CHERRY HILL, NJ, and PORTLAND, ME, March 11 /PRNewswire/ - TD Bank Group has donated CDN$100,000 to the Red Cross to assist victims of the earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan today.

The funds will be donated through the Red Cross to help the Japanese Red Cross Society.

"While details are still emerging, it is clear that this is a massive disaster and we want to offer some assistance on behalf of our customers and employees," said Scott Mullin, Vice President, Community Relations.

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

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 approximately 19 million customers in four key businesses operating in a number of locations in key financial centres around the globe: Canadian Personal and Commercial Banking, including TD Canada Trust and TD Insurance; Wealth Management, including TD Waterhouse and an investment in TD Ameritrade; U.S. Personal and Commercial Banking, including TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank; and Wholesale Banking, including TD Securities. TD also ranks among the world's leading online financial services firms, with more than 6 million online customers. TD had CDN$616 billion in assets on January 31, 2011. The Toronto-Dominion Bank trades under the symbol "TD" on the Toronto and New York Stock Exchanges.

SOURCE TD Bank Group