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TD Bank Launches "Coins for Caring" to Aid Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts

CHERRY HILL, N.J. and PORTLAND, Maine, Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank®, today announced it is enabling all customers and non-customers to donate to the American Red Cross by using the bank's Penny Arcade coin counting machine free of charge.

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"As communities rebuild in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, customers throughout TD Bank's footprint have asked how they can help," said Brian Haier, Executive Vice President and Head, Regional Retail Banking and Direct Channels for TD Bank. "By donating their coins, people of all ages can support their friends and neighbors as they recover from the storm."

Now through the end of November, TD Bank is encouraging people to use the bank's Penny Arcade coin counting machines and donate their coins to the 'Coins for Caring' campaign. TD Bank will match total donations collected up to $100,000.

TD Bank will waive all non-customer Penny Arcade fees and give all donations to the American Red Cross to assist in disaster relief. The self-service Penny Arcade coin counting machines are easy to use and conveniently located next to the teller counter at most TD Bank stores. To find a nearby store with Penny Arcade, visit http://tdbank.com/net/absearch/ and check the 'Penny Arcade' box.

In addition to the 'Coins for Caring' campaign, TD Bank Group and the TD Charitable Foundation donated a combined $500,000 to the Red Cross last week. To learn more about the American Red Cross' efforts and how to help, visit www.redcross.org.

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 nearly 8 million customers with a full range of retail, small business and commercial banking products and services at nearly 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., and Portland, Maine. To learn more, visit www.tdbank.com. Find TD Bank on Facebook at www.facebook.com/TDMoneyLoungeUS 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 is one of the few banks in the world rated Aaa by Moody's and 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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