Published: November 12, 2012
TD Charitable Foundation and TD Bank Join Forces with First Book to Provide 20,000 Books for Children in Need
Grants for books provided to 50 programs and schools serving nearly 30,000 children from Maine to Florida
WASHINGTON, Nov. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- First Book, a nonprofit organization that provides new books to children in need, announced today that it has received two separate contributions totaling $114,000 from The TD Charitable Foundation and TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank®, as part of TD's commitment to education.
With renewed funding from the TD Charitable Foundation, First Book launched the second year of its Banking on Books program which provides new books to schools and programs that serve children in need. With the Foundation's contribution, First Book distributed $1,000 book awards to 50 schools and programs. The awards were used to purchase thousands of new, high quality children's books on First Book's online Marketplace at prices far below retail.
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