TD Banknorth donates $20,000 to three Chittenden County organizations

first_imgTD Banknorth, through the TD Charitable Foundation, recently donated a total of $20,000 to local organizations in Chittenden County as part of the bank s commitment to giving back to the community. Included in the gifts are Recycle North, Shelburne Museum and Nordic Spirit Soccer Club.The following organizations received a donation from the TD Charitable Foundation:ReCycle North which is committed to protecting the environment, gives individuals in transition valuable job skills and alleviates the effects of poverty by making household goods and building materials available to those in need. ReCycle North will use the funds from the TD Charitable Foundation to support its apprentice-style training and YouthBuild weatherization program.Shelburne Museum which, is one of the premier cultural and visual arts institutions in the region, welcoming approximately 120,000 visitors a year. The Shelburne Museum will use the funds from the TD Charitable Foundation to support an exhibition in the museum s historic 1870 Colchester Reef Lighthouse.Nordic Spirit Soccer Club, Inc. which is a youth soccer club committed to personal development for those participating in the club. The Nordic Spirit Soccer Club will use the funds from the TD Charitable Foundation to support a scholarship fund.A staunch commitment to active involvement in the local community is a vital element of the TD Banknorth philosophy. TD Banknorth provides financial and other support to educational, community, human service, arts, and health-related programs, many of which focus on improving the welfare of children and families.About the TD Charitable FoundationThe TD Charitable Foundation is the charitable giving arm of TD Bank N.A., which operates under the trade names TD Banknorth and TD Bank and is one of the 20 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 Banknorth and TD Bank operate, having made over $44.6 million in charitable donations since its inception in 2002. The efforts of the Foundation are coordinated locally through TD Banknorth and TD Bank’s community relations departments and are focused on the areas of economic empowerment, youth development and community support. More information on the TD Charitable Foundation including an online grant application is available at www.TDBanknorth.com(link is external) or at www.TDBank.com(link is external)About TD Banknorth and TD BankFollowing TD Bank Financial Group’s acquisition of Commerce Bancorp Inc. on March 31, 2008, TD Banknorth and Commerce Bank merged on May 31, 2008, to become TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank. Today, TD Banknorth and TD Bank form one of the 15 largest commercial banks in the United States with more than $120 billion in assets, and provide customers with a full range of financial products and services at more than 1,000 convenient locations from Maine to Florida. TD Bank, N.A., is headquartered in Cherry Hill, N.J., and Portland, Maine. TD Banknorth and TD Bank are trade names of TD Bank, N.A. For more information, visit www.TDBanknorth.com(link is external) and www.TDBank.com(link is external).TD Banknorth and TD Bank, America s Most Convenient Bank, are members of TD Bank Financial Group of Toronto, Canada, a top 10 financial services company in North America and one of just three triple-AAA-rated banks on the New York Stock Exchange.Source: TD Banklast_img

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