TD Banknorth Donates $48,000 to Vermont Charities

first_imgTD Banknorth Donates $48,000 to Vermont CharitiesBurlington, VT – TD Banknorth, through the TD Banknorth Charitable Foundation, recently donated a total of $48,000 to several charitable organizations across Vermont. The funding will help strengthen Vermont communities through the support of the cultural arts, youth development programs and literacy initiatives.”At TD Banknorth, we believe it’s important to invest wisely with organizations that keep our communities strong and vital.” stated Philip R. Daniels, President of TD Banknorth in Vermont. “But our commitment is more than just a financial investment. Our employees are committed to making a difference by volunteering their time to mentor a child, teach financial literacy or offer their business expertise to local non-profits. We’re very proud of our employees and their commitment to the communities where they live and work.”TD Banknorth awarded grants to the following organizations:* Boys & Girls Club of Burlington, Burlington* Everybody Wins!, Montpelier* Nordic Spirit Soccer Club Inc, Essex *unction* Recycle North YouthBuild, Burlington* Shelburne Museum, Shelburne* Vermont Adult Learning, Montpelier* Vermont Campus Compact, Middlebury* Vermont Small Business Development Center, Randolph Center* Windham Child Care Association Inc, BrattleboroTD Banknorth Vermont is proud to support the Vermont Campus Compact, lead agency for Vermont’s 1st Annual National and Global Youth Service Day (GYSD). Scheduled for April 25th-27th, the 2008 Global Youth Service Day is the largest service event in the world. Across Vermont, it will feature multiple and varied youth-led service projects focused on literacy, the environment, healthcare, hunger, elder services and more. Through a generous gift from the TD Banknorth Charitable Foundation, participating youth project leaders may apply for funding to put their “Ideas into Action” by creating and implementing projects for the 1st Annual National and Global Youth Service Day For more information about the 2008 Global Youth Service Day is available at www.vtcampuscompact.org(link is external).About the TD Banknorth Charitable FoundationThe TD Banknorth Charitable Foundation is the charitable giving arm of TD Banknorth Inc., a leading banking and financial services company headquartered in Portland, Maine. The Foundation’s mission is to serve the individuals, families and businesses in all the communities where TD Banknorth operates, having made over $22 million in charitable donations since its inception in 2002. The efforts of the Foundation are coordinated locally through TD Banknorth’s community development department and are focused on the areas of economic empowerment, youth development and community support. More information on the TD Banknorth Charitable Foundation including an online grant application is available at www.TDBanknorth.com(link is external).About TD Banknorth Inc.TD Banknorth Inc. is a leading banking and financial services company headquartered in Portland, Maine, and a wholly-owned subsidiary of TD Bank Financial Group headquartered in Toronto, Canada. TD Banknorth is one of the 25 largest commercial banking organizations in the United States, with over $58 billion in assets. TD Banknorth’s banking subsidiaries include TD Banknorth, N.A., which operates banking divisions in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Vermont, and TD Bank USA, N.A. TD Banknorth and TD Banknorth, N.A. also operate subsidiaries and divisions in insurance, wealth management, merchant services, mortgage banking, government banking, private label credit cards, insurance premium financing and other financial services and offers investment products in association with PrimeVest Financial Services, Inc. For more information, visit http://www.TDBanknorth.com(link is external).###last_img

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