NEW YORK, NY – For the fourth year in a row, United Way of New York City (UWNYC) has received a grant from the TD Charitable Foundation, the charitable giving arm of TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank®. This year’s donation is in the amount of $190,000.
This gift exhibits the TD Charitable Foundation’s steadfast commitment to support local communities and effective organizations like UWNYC. The Foundation’s generous contribution will help fuel the impact that UWNYC, and their nonprofit partners make: together, they are moving low-income New Yorkers along the path from poverty to self-sufficiency by increasing access to quality education opportunities, nutritious foods, and workforce development training.
“We are so grateful for the Foundation’s continued investment in our work,” said Sheena Wright, President & CEO, United Way of New York City. “Their increasing generosity and dedicated partnership with United Way of New York City empowers us to improve the lives of families and individuals living in our City’s most-challenged communities. With the Foundation’s support, we will help more low-income children succeed in school and help their families increase their levels of self-sufficiency.”
“United Way makes a tremendous impact in the community and is truly instrumental in transforming the lives of those in need," said Michael Rayder, Donation and Foundation Manager, TD Charitable Foundation of the TD Charitable Foundation. “We are extremely proud to partner with an organization that is committed to helping people succeed in breaking the cycle of poverty and achieve financial stability.”
A staunch commitment to active involvement in the local community is a vital element of the TD Bank philosophy. TD Bank and the TD Charitable Foundation provide support to affordable housing, financial literacy and education, and environmental initiatives, many of which focus on improving the welfare of children and families.
About United Way of New York City
United Way of New York City (UWNYC) has been a trusted partner to government, corporations, and community-based organizations for nearly 80 years. Serving low-income New Yorkers, UWNYC’s collective impact approach enables the diagnosis of neighborhood challenges and the design of solutions to expand education, financial stability, and health opportunities. UWNYC then deploys resources and volunteers while also driving policy change that is guided by measured results. UWNYC envisions caring communities where all individuals and families have access to quality education and the opportunity to lead healthy and financially secure lives. Learn more at www.unitedwaynyc.org.
About the TD Charitable Foundation
The TD Charitable Foundation is the charitable giving arm of 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 more than $149.9 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 more than 8 million customers with a full range of retail, small business and commercial banking products and services at approximately 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. To learn more, visit www.tdbank.com. Find TD Bank on Facebook at www.facebook.com/TDBank 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 trades on the New York and Toronto stock exchanges under the ticker symbol "TD". To learn more, visit www.td.com.
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