CHERRY HILL, N.J., and PORTLAND, Maine, Oct. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- TD Bank Group and the TD Charitable Foundation, funded by TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank ®, will donate a combined $500,000 to the American Red Cross to support Hurricane Sandy relief efforts.
"Our thoughts go out to our customers, employees, friends and family devastated by Hurricane Sandy," said Bharat Masrani, President and CEO of TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank. "Many across our footprint are beginning to assess the damage caused by the storm. As they embark on the difficult cleanup process, we want them to know that TD Bank is a neighbor that is committed to supporting them in rebuilding their communities."
"In the aftermath of the hurricane, many will be turning to the American Red Cross for relief. We are proud to donate to an organization that plays a vital role in supporting communities affected by this disaster," added Elizabeth K. Warn, President of the TD Charitable Foundation.TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank ®, also recently announced an assistance program for customers impacted by the hurricane. The program includes fee refunds, waived early withdrawal penalties, and expedited delivery of debit or credit cards. Customers who need assistance should contact a TD Bank representative through our 24/7 live phone support at 1-888-751-9000 or by visiting a TD Bank store when it is safe to do so. Up-to-date information on hurricane related, TD Bank store closings is available at http://www.tdbank.com/hurricanealert/ About the TD Charitable FoundationThe TD Charitable Foundation is funded by 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 $88.6 million in charitable donations since its inception in 2002. The Foundation's areas of focus are 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. 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 nearly 8 million customers with a full range of retail, small business and commercial banking products and services at nearly 1,300 convenient locations throughout the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Metro D.C., the Carolinas and Florida. In addition, TD Bank and its subsidiaries offer customized private banking and wealth management services through TD Wealth ®, and vehicle financing and dealer commercial services through TD Auto Finance. TD Bank is headquartered in Cherry Hill, N.J., and Portland, Maine. To learn more, visit www.tdbank.com. Find TD Bank on Facebook at www.facebook.com/TDMoneyLoungeUS and on Twitter at www.twitter.com/TDBank_US. 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. The Toronto-Dominion Bank is one of the few banks in the world rated Aaa by Moody's and trades on the New York and Toronto stock exchanges under the ticker symbol "TD." To learn more, visit www.td.com. SOURCE TD Bank