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TD Charitable Foundation Supports Atlantic Cape with $7,000 Donation

May 18, 2011

The TD Charitable Foundation, the charitable giving arm of TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank®, has granted $7,000 to the Atlantic Cape Community College Foundation. As part of the bank’s commitment to giving back to the community, the TD Charitable Foundation grant will support an adult basic education program at Atlantic Cape.

The grant funding will support Atlantic Cape’s Money-Smart and Work-Ready Adult Basic Education Program to serve approximately 50 low-income adults from Atlantic and Cape May counties.

This innovative program will provide customized, targeted and effective instruction to measurably raise participants’ skills in literacy and numeracy, along with financial literacy and job readiness, including resume-writing and interviewing skills.

“The unique aspect of this program is its ability to be portable. We will be able to deliver this program at a variety of locations close to where our potential students live,” said Sherwood Taylor, director of Atlantic Cape’s Institute for Service Excellence.

Founded in 1978 as an independent 501(c)(3) non-profit charity, the Atlantic Cape Community College Foundation is dedicated to serving the mission of Atlantic Cape by providing financial support to the college and its students. In its history, the Foundation has raised more than $2 million for college scholarships, academic programs and enhancing the campus environment.

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 $71.2 million in charitable donations since its inception in 2002. The Foundation’s areas of focus are affordable housing, education and financial literacy, and the environment. More information on the TD Charitable Foundation, including an online grant application, is available at www.TDBank.com.