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. -- November 02, 2012
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 can call 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 visit redcross.org
or join our blog at http://blog.redcross.org.
About TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation
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American Red Cross and TDAmeritrade Holding Corporation are separate,
unaffiliated companies and are not responsible for each other's policies and
At the American Red Cross, Nebraska/SW Iowa Region
Alyson Westby Roach, 402-689-3683
At TD Ameritrade
Tara Valentino, 402-574-6630
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