TD donates $50,000 to the Canadian Red Cross for forest fire assistance in Western Canada

Jul 08, 2015, 12:57 ET from TD Bank Group

TORONTO, July 8, 2015 /CNW/ - TD Bank Group will donate $50,000 to the Canadian Red Cross in support of emergency assistance for communities affected by the wildfires in Western Canada.

"Along with the rest of the country, we are concerned by the continuing devastation caused by these wildfires," says Brian Gervais, Senior Vice President, Branch Banking, Prairie Region, TD Canada Trust. "Our thoughts are with the residents of Saskatchewan, Alberta and B.C displaced by the wildfires.  We will continue to monitor this emerging situation, and hope that through the emergency assistance of the Canadian Red Cross, this donation will give residents some immediate support."

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 24 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 10 million active online and mobile customers. TD had CDN$1 trillion in assets on April 30, 2015. The Toronto-Dominion Bank trades under the symbol "TD" on the Toronto and New York Stock Exchanges.

SOURCE TD Bank Group