TD Ameritrade to Assist American Red Cross in "Sandy" Relief Efforts
TD Ameritrade commits to donate up to $500,000 for affected areas
OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation ("TD Ameritrade") is pleased to announce plans to donate up to half a million dollars to American Red Cross efforts focused on providing relief to those affected by Hurricane Sandy.
TD Ameritrade has committed to making a corporate donation of $250,000, plus an additional match of up to $250,000, for a total donation of up to $500,000.
"Unprecedented flooding, power outages and damage caused by Hurricane Sandy have left many of our employees, clients, families and neighbors in need of help. Today, we're pleased to announce plans to expand our annual match program with the American Red Cross to the raise funds needed to help the millions of people who need it most." said Fred Tomczyk, president and chief executive officer of TD Ameritrade.
To help the Red Cross meet hospital patient needs, TD Ameritrade is also encouraging its employees across the country to donate blood.
"We appreciate TD Ameritrade joining us in reminding people that 'giving the gift of life' must be a priority. To schedule a blood donation or for more information, people cancall 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org," said Tina Labellarte executive with the Red Cross Nebraska/SW Iowa Region.
About the American Red Cross:
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visitredcross.orgor join our blog athttp://blog.redcross.org.
About TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation
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American Red Cross and TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation are separate, unaffiliated companies and are not responsible for each other's policies and services.
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