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Media Advisory/Interview and Photo Opportunity - TD Bank Group donates $1 million to the University of Toronto Scarborough in support of urban forestry and research

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Media Advisory/Interview and Photo Opportunity - TD Bank Group donates $1 million to the University of Toronto Scarborough in support of urban forestry and research

11:00 EDT Thursday, September 26, 2013

TORONTO, Sept. 26, 2013 /CNW/ - To mark the $1 million gift, students, faculty and community members will be planting trees in the Rouge Park. The gift will support education and research in the field of urban forest conservation and biology.

The donation will fund a limited term professorship in urban forest conservation and biology, as well as research scholarships in environment science and undergraduate research opportunity fellowships.

Please join us at the TD Friends of the Environment Foundation & U of T Tree Planting to celebrate the 1 million dollar gift and TD Bank Group's support of education and environmental research.

What:  TD Friends of the Environment Foundation & U of T Tree Planting in celebration of TD Bank Group's $1 million donation
   
Where:        Miller Lash House Tent & Rouge Park
  130 Old Kingston Road
  Scarborough, ON
   
When:          Saturday, September 28, 2013
  8:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
   
Hosted by:      TD Friends of the Environment Foundation and the University of Toronto Scarborough

Photo opportunities and interviews will be available on-site.

About TD Friends of the Environment Foundation:
Since 1990, TD FEF has provided more than $60 million in funding to more than 20,000 grassroots environment and wildlife projects across Canada. In 2011, TD FEF provided more than $3.6 million in support of 1,058 projects. Thousands of donors give to TD FEF on a monthly basis and TD Bank Group contributes in excess of $1 million annually. TD also covers the management costs of running TD FEF, which guarantees 100 per cent of every dollar donated goes directly to funding environment and wildlife projects in the community where the donation was made. For more information on how to donate and get involved in your community, visit www.tdfef.com

SOURCE: TD Bank Group

For further information:

For more information and to R.S.V.P. please contact:

Sabrina Ramlall
MSL Canada
416-847-1317
sabrina.ramlall@mslgroup.com 

Tashlin Hirani
TD Bank Group
416-982-3375
tashlin.hirani@td.com

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