WAYZATA, Minn. & DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TCF National Bank (TCF Bank), a subsidiary of TCF Financial Corporation (TCF) (NYSE: TCB) and Junior Achievement Rocky Mountain, today announced TCF Bank customers and employees donated nearly $14,000 to Junior Achievement Rocky Mountain. During 2015, donations were collected at 35 TCF Bank branches in Denver and Colorado Springs, Colorado to support Junior Achievement educational programs that prepare young people to lead in the 21st century workplace through free enterprise, entrepreneurship, and personal financial literacy. During the past four years, TCF Bank customers and employees donated nearly $50,000 to Junior Achievement Rocky Mountain.
“Supporting financial education is important to TCF, as we believe financially literate persons are stronger contributors to their families, communities and the global economy,” said Kent Engler, director of retail banking at TCF Bank. “We are grateful to TCF Bank customers and employees for their continued support of Junior Achievement Rocky Mountain and its educational programs that develop young people in our communities into fiscally responsible leaders.”
“TCF Bank is an important partner and we truly value their support,” said Robin Wise, president and CEO of Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain, Inc. “Thank you to all of the TCF Bank customers and employees who made a donation. Together, we are giving young people the knowledge and skills they need to own their economic success, plan for their futures, and make smart academic and economic choices.”
TCF Bank employees also volunteered at the Charles M. Schenck Community School in Denver on May 19, 2015 to teach students at the JA in a Day event. More than 180 TCF Bank employees in Colorado volunteered more than 1,150 hours at Junior Achievement Rocky Mountain events since 2012.
TCF is a Wayzata, Minnesota-based national bank holding company. As of March 31, 2015, TCF had $20 billion in total assets and 379 branches in Arizona, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, 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. JA programs are delivered by corporate and community volunteers, 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 4.5 million students per year in 115 markets across the United States, with an additional 5.8 million students served by operations in 120 other countries worldwide. Visit www.ja.org for more information.