United Way of New York City Receives Charitable Gift from TD Bank

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From left to right: Ralph Bumbaca, Senior Vice President, TD Bank; Joseph Paradise, Retail Market Manager, Manhattan East TD Bank; Sheena Wright, President & CEO, United Way of New York City; Peter Meyer, President, NYC Market, TD Bank;and Jack Rainey, Senior Vice President, Government and Community Banking, TD Bank

 

NEW YORK, NYUnited Way of New York City (UWNYC) is pleased to announce that, for the third year in a row, the organization has received a grant from the TD Charitable Foundation, the charitable giving arm of TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank®. This year’s unrestricted donation is in the amount of $146,100.

Through this gift, the TD Charitable Foundation continues in its staunch commitment to support local communities, and worthwhile organizations like UWNYC. This generous contribution will help undergird the work that UWNYC, and their non-profit partners do in areas that include, but are not limited to: supplying food pantries and soup kitchens; providing education and resources to victims of domestic violence; and preparing literacy kits that enable parents of low income families to better educate their children.

"We are humbled and grateful that the foundation believes in the work we do in serving those in vulnerable situations,” said Sheena Wright, President & CEO, United Way of New York City. “We are keenly aware, and don’t take lightly, the responsibility that has been entrusted to us to be good stewards over this donation, and we will continue to reward that trust by ensuring that these funds will be allocated in such a way that will allow us to help as many people as possible. It is our honor and privilege to do so." "The United Way is such an important organization and does so much for the community," said Peter Meyer, Market President, TD Bank. "Each year we look forward to contributing to the many issues and causes it supports."

UWNYC has been a trusted partner to government, corporate partners and community-based organizations for over 76 years serving low-income New Yorkers. Our collective impact approach enables us to diagnose neighborhood challenges, design solutions to expand educational, income, and health opportunities, deploy resources and volunteers, and drive policy change guided by measured results. 

A staunch commitment to active involvement in the local community is a vital element of the TD Bank philosophy. TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient 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 mobilizes communities to eradicate barriers and create opportunities that improve the lives of low-income New Yorkers for the benefit of all. We envision 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 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 $133.2 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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