CHERRY HILL, N.J., Nov. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The TD Charitable Foundation, the charitable giving arm of TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank®, announced today that it will provide $800,000 in grants to 36 food banks across the bank’s Maine to Florida footprint to help provide meals locally to families and individuals in need. The grants focus on food stability; healthy growth and development; and access to fresh food for underserved communities.

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The grants will help food banks stock shelves to support thousands of people who are experiencing a lack of or limited access to food during this holiday season.

«TD is honored to work with food banks that are embedded in our communities providing food and support to people in need,» said Mike Rayder, Donation and Foundation Manager, TD Charitable Foundation. «We are extremely proud to continue our support of organizations that help to empower our communities and act as an advocate to eradicate food insecurities that many face.»

The following food banks have received grants:

  • Connecticut:
    Connecticut Food Bank, Inc. – Wallingford (New London)
    Connecticut Food Bank, Inc. – Wallingford (Litchfield)
             
  • Delaware
    Food Bank of Delaware, Inc. – Newark
            
  • Florida:
    Bread of the Mighty Food Bank – Gainesville
    Community Food Bank of Citrus County – Homosassa 
    Feeding FloridaTallahassee (Brevard County)
    Feeding FloridaTallahassee (Saint Lucie County)
    First Step Food Bank – Ocala
    Heartland Food Reservoir – Sebring
    Palm Beach County Food Bank, Inc.
    Second Harvest Food Bank of Central FloridaVolusia Branch
    Second Harvest Food Bank of Central FloridaBrevard Branch
    United Against Poverty – Vero Beach
         
  • Maine:
    Good Shepherd Food Bank – Auburn (Aroostook County)
    Good Shepherd Food Bank – Auburn (Franklin County)
        
  • Massachusetts: 
    The Greater Boston Food Bank, Inc. – Boston
            
  • New Hampshire:  
    New Hampshire Catholic Charities, Inc. – Manchester  
                
  • New Jersey: 
    Mercer Street Friends Center – Trenton
                 
  • New York:
    Island Harvest, Ltd. – Bethpage
    Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New YorkLatham (Columbia County)
    Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New YorkLatham (Clinton County)
    Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New YorkLatham (Sullivan County)
    Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New YorkLatham (Warren County)
    St. Francis Food Pantries and Shelters – New York City
            
  • North Carolina:
    Manna Food Bank, Inc. – Asheville (Cleveland County)
    Manna Food Bank, Inc. – Asheville (Macon County)
       
  • Pennsylvania: 
    Philabundance – Philadelphia
          
  • Rhode Island:
    Rhode Island Community Food Bank Association – Providence
       
  • South Carolina:
    Lowcountry Food Bank, Inc. – Charleston (Florence)
    Lowcountry Food Bank, Inc. – Charleston (Georgetown)
          
  • Vermont:
    Vermont Food Bank – Barre (Bennington County)
    Vermont Food Bank – Barre (Chittenden County)
    Vermont Food Bank – Barre (Washington County)
          
  • Virginia:
    Food for Others, Inc. – Fairfax
            
  • Washington: 
    Capital Area Food Bank – D.C.
    Capital Area Food Bank – Maryland

To learn more about this program, visit https://www.tdbank.com/community/charitable_foundation_grant.html.

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 $178.4 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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