WAYZATA, Minn. & GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TCF National Bank (TCF Bank), a subsidiary of TCF Financial Corporation (TCF) (NYSE: TCB), today announced that this year it raised more than $75,000 for Animal Humane Society in Minnesota. During the past three years, TCF Bank customers and team members donated more than $175,000 to the organization. Donations were accepted at 99 TCF Bank branches in Minnesota and collected during team member fundraising events.
“We’re big animal lovers at TCF Bank and Animal Humane Society in Minnesota has proven to be a valuable resource in our community, providing education, training, rescue and care for animals,” said Kent Engler, director of retail banking at TCF Bank. “Our team members indicated early on that helping out the Animal Humane Society was a priority and we wanted to give back to organizations our team members are passionate about. We’re happy TCF Bank was able to dedicate time and monetary resources—from both customers and team members—to help a worthy cause.”
“We are thrilled to have the support of TCF Bank and are so grateful for their commitment over the past three years,” said Carrie Libera, public relations representative for Animal Humane Society in Minnesota. “All of our programs and services are privately funded, so the generous fundraising from TCF Bank goes a long way in helping us support and enrich the lives of people and animals in our community.”
TCF Bank is committed to building better communities by initiating strategic partnerships with local nonprofit organizations that improve the economic and social well-being of individuals in our communities. The company, its team members, and its customers contributed more than $1.5 million to nonprofit organizations last year through its fundraising efforts.
TCF is a Wayzata, Minnesota-based national bank holding company. As of September 30, 2015, TCF had $20 billion in total assets and 375 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 Animal Humane Society
Animal Humane Society (AHS) has five Minnesota shelters in Buffalo, Coon Rapids, Golden Valley, St. Paul, and Woodbury. In addition to surrender and adoption services, AHS provides many other services to the public including education programs for kids, pet training, a free pet helpline, two boarding facilities, low-cost spay/neuter and wellness services through Kindest Cut, pet loss services, and cruelty investigation and rescue. As a private non-profit organization, AHS receives no federal, state or government funding and solely relies on private donations, merchandise sales and adoption fees. For more information about Animal Humane Society, visit animalhumanesociety.org.