Press Release – For Immediate Release

CONTACT:
Lisa Marchi, Director of Development and Communications
Berkshire South Regional Community Center
413.528.0397
lmarchi@berkshiresouth.org
 

Berkshire South Regional Community Center Receives $5,000 award from TD Charitable Foundation

 
Great Barrington, MA –  The TD Charitable Foundation, the charitable giving arm of TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank®, has generously awarded Berkshire South Regional Community Center $5,000 in support of its Access to Early Education Program.  The grant provides funding to help ensure that all children benefit from the Center’s Sunshine Preschool regardless of ability to pay. Sunshine Preschool is the Community Center’s state-licensed integrated preschool program for children 2 years 9 months to kindergarten ready. Children learn through play in this fun and educational hands-on environment. They enjoy art, crafts, creative movement, dramatic play, story time, songs, gym time, outdoor time, as well as the splash playground.
“We are grateful for the Foundation’s continued support of and commitment to our work,” Center Executive Director Jenise Lucey noted. “Berkshire South is particularly aware of the importance of children to the health of our community and TD Charitable Foundation’s award helps us to serve this precious population, granting access to all.”

The mission of Berkshire South Regional Community Center is to build a sense of community and common purpose throughout the region, and to enhance the recreational, educational, cultural, health and social well-being of the residents of the Southern Berkshires. Berkshire South is a non-sectarian, non-profit organization open to all, regardless of ability to pay.

For more information, please call (413) 528-2810, go to www.berkshiresouth.org, or pay us a visit at 15 Crissey Road in Great Barrington.

A staunch commitment to active involvement in the local community is a vital element of the TD Bank philosophy. TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank® and the TD Charitable Foundation provide support to affordable housing, financial literacy and education, and environmental initiatives, many of which focus on improving the welfare of children and families.

About the TD Charitable Foundation

The TD Charitable Foundation is the charitable giving arm of TD Bank N.A., which operates as 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 serve the individuals, families and businesses in all the communities where TD Bank operates, having made more than $131 million in charitable donations since its inception in 2002. The Foundation’s areas of focus are 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.