WAYZATA, Minn. & DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TCF National Bank (TCF Bank), a subsidiary of TCF Financial Corporation (TCF) (NYSE: TCF), and Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain today announced that TCF donated more than $25,000 this year with the help of customers, team members, and the TCF Foundation. This money will support local students in the areas of financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurship. In-branch donations were collected at 32 TCF Bank branches in Colorado. During the past five years, TCF Bank customers and team members have contributed more than $65,000 to Junior Achievement and the TCF Foundation has granted $85,000 to the organization, totaling $150,000 since 2012.
“TCF Bank is dedicated to creating and nurturing a bright financial future for local kids,” said Kent Engler, director of retail banking at TCF Bank. “We strive to provide knowledge to youth so they can make smarter financial decisions. Whether it’s an elementary student learning to count coins or make that first purchase at a local store, Junior Achievement provides a foundation of financial education that has lasting benefits today and in the future.”
“Junior Achievement strives to impact the lives of today’s youth by empowering them to make smarter academic and economic choices,” said Robin Wise, president and CEO of Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain, Inc. “We are so thankful for the donation of time and money TCF Bank and its customers have provided to us. These gestures enable us to prepare today’s youth for a better tomorrow.”
TCF is a Wayzata, Minnesota-based national bank holding company. As of June 30, 2017, TCF had $22.1 billion in total assets and 321 branches in Arizona, Colorado, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, South Dakota and Wisconsin, providing retail and commercial banking services. TCF, through its subsidiaries, also conducts commercial leasing, equipment finance, and auto finance business in all 50 states and commercial inventory finance business in all 50 states and Canada. For more information about TCF, visit tcfbank.com
About Junior Achievement
Junior Achievement is the world's largest organization dedicated to giving young people the knowledge and skills they need to own their economic success, plan for their future, and make smart academic and economic choices. Corporate and community volunteers deliver JA programs and provide relevant, hands-on experiences that give students from kindergarten through high school knowledge and skills in financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurship. Today, JA reaches more than 4.8 million students per year in over 209,000 classrooms and after-school locations across the United States, with an additional 5.2 million students served by operations in over 100 other countries worldwide. Visit www.ja.org for more information.
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