MARCH 6, 2014 – OLNEY, MD – The TD Charitable Foundation, the charitable giving arm of TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank®, recently donated a total of $5,000 to the Olney Boys and Girls Club (OBGC) as part of the foundation’s commitment to giving back to the community.
“We are extremely grateful for the foundations generous grant," said OBGC Executive Director, Ken Bradford. “This grant will help ensure the growth of OBGC’s reach within the community, and will go towards the continued care of the OBGC Community Park at Freeman Fields. We are proud to have such a generous donor like TD Bank in our neighborhood.”
The OBGC Community Park at Freeman Fields is a 118-acre sports complex that hosts the region’s best tournaments for soccer, lacrosse, baseball, softball, and football. It is also the site of OBGC's annual Halloween event, Field of Screams.
“TD is happy to support the OBGC as it works towards building an exciting place for children to play and develop,” said Terrence Kenny, Market President, TD Bank. “It is so important for every community to have a place for young people to have fun and to be active, and the OBGC provides this great opportunity.”
On January 25, 2014, TD Bank opened its newest location in Olney, MD at the Olney Town Center, the first branch to be open seven days a week.
The Olney Boys Club was established in 1969 and in 1971 changed its name to the Olney Boys and Girls Club (OBGC) to better characterize the mission of the organization and its members. Over the years, OBGC has provided extracurricular sports for an estimated 45,000 children in the Olney area and currently has nearly 7,000 children that play sports for the Club annually. The ages of our members range from 5 to 18 years old and who play numerous sports including: baseball, soccer, football, baseball, softball, T-ball, wrestling, cheerleading, basketball, field hockey and lacrosse at various skill levels. Visit www.OBGC.com
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 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.
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