Purpose and Promise is a series featuring stories that bring TD Bank's community impact to life. We'll spotlight programs that build a more inclusive and healthy future for all, as well as members of the TD family who are making a difference in the communities we serve.
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While Federal employees were the focus of concern during the recent partial government shutdown, the impact took a toll on local communities. Many of those going without paychecks needed help to cover expenses, spurring a spike in demand for food and other essentials from community non-profits.
Mike Laureano, a seven-year Army veteran and frequent blood donor, said not only was it the right thing to do, but if he got that call, it was meant to be.
The TD Charitable Foundation is Now Accepting Applications for Its 2018 Housing for Everyone Grant Competition
The competition will also look to fund the development and maintenance of programs that educate and assist individuals in finding permanent or transitional housing opportunities that meet their needs.
Cornish, SVP, Head of U.S. Diversity and Inclusion, explains how your response to that comment can be a teachable moment.