Helping America's Most Vulnerable

TD Bank Awards $100,000 to Cabin in the Woods

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Patty Olds, Communications Manager

Volunteers of America Northern New England

Tel: 207-373-1140 x206; patricia.olds@voanne.org

Cabin in the Woods moves forward with assistance from TD Bank "Housing for Everyone" provides permanent supportive housing for homeless Veterans

Brunswick, ME; December 15, 2016 - - Volunteers of America has been awarded a $100,000 grant from TD Bank, through the TD Charitable Foundation's Housing for Everyone initiative, in support of the Cabin in the Woods Veterans Housing program.

Cabin in the Woods provides 21 cabins (16 one-bedroom units, 5 two-bedroom units) at an 11 acre wooded site on the grounds of Togus VA Medical Center in Chelsea, Maine for Veterans who have been homeless. Veterans, men and women, are eligible for this permanent, supportive housing; children will also be able to live with parents/guardians at the program. Construction will begin in 2017 and individuals and families are expected to move into Cabin in the Woods in the fall of 2017.

Volunteers of America provides affordable and supportive housing for people with low incomes. In Maine, Volunteers of America operates 30 programs that provide affordable Senior Housing, Behavioral Health residences, Community Justice programs, Youth and Family Services, and Veterans Housing, including two residences in Saco and Biddeford helping Veterans in their journey from homelessness to self-sufficiency. Cabin in the Woods is the culmination of years of experience learning how to best serve Veterans who have great difficulty making the transition from the military to civilian life.

About the TD Charitable Foundation

The TD Charitable Foundation is the charitable giving arm of TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank®, and is one of the 10 largest commercial banking organizations in the United States. The Foundation's mission is to support individuals, families and businesses in the communities TD Bank serves, The Foundation has made more than $167.3 million in charitable donations since its inception in 2002 primarily in the areas of affordable housing, financial literacy and education, and the environment. More information on the TD Charitable Foundation, including an online grant application, is available at www.TDBank.com.

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 more than 8 million customers with a full range of retail, small business and commercial banking products and services at approximately 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. To learn more, visit www.tdbank.com. Find TD Bank on Facebook at www.facebook.com/TDBank 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 trades on the New York and Toronto stock exchanges under the ticker symbol "TD". To learn more, visit www.td.com.

Volunteers of America Northern New England will welcome the President of TD Bank in Maine and other TD Bank representatives on Thursday, December 22 at 9AM at the Brunswick office (14 Maine Street, Suite 301) for the presentation of the $100,000 check from TD Bank to Volunteers of America.

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