TD Charitable Foundation Grant Award

TD Charitable Foundation Grant Award

Literacy Volunteers of America – Prince William, Inc. (LVA-PW) was recently awarded a $5,000 grant from the TD Charitable Foundation, the charitable giving arm of TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank® to expand its Adult Workforce-Job Readiness Program.  Thanks to this generous grant, LVA-PW can continue to serve more low-income adults in our community who need English language and job readiness skills to help them find local jobs to support their families.

Literacy Volunteers of America – Prince William, Inc. (LVA-PW) is an award-winning community-based adult literacy organization whose mission is to teach adults the life-changing skills of reading, writing, and speaking English to enable them to prosper in our society.

LVA-PW is the largest adult literacy non-profit in Prince William County offering year-round enrollment to meet the literacy needs of low-income adults.  LVA-PW has served the community for over 27 years and offers classroom and one-on-one tutoring in basic reading and writing, English as a Second Language (ESL), GED preparation, civics and citizenship, computer and financial literacy, job readiness – from beginning to advanced levels and an innovative Confidence Course.  LVA-PW serves over 700 adults each year, throughout Prince William County, with the help of over 220 trained volunteer tutors.

“We are proud to partner with the LVA-PW to support, respect and improve the quality of life in diverse communities where we live and do business,” said Lisa Gruner, Head of Community Marketing for TD.

Thanks to community partners like the TD Charitable Foundation, LVA-PW has helped hundreds of adults learn English and find sustainable employment, positively impacting the lives of several thousand family members. For more information about LVA-PW and to learn how you can help, please visit www.lvapw.org or contact them directly at 703-670-5702.

This contribution supports TD’s longstanding commitment to community enrichment through its newly launched Ready Commitment, a multi-year platform that actively promotes inclusivity, economic vitality, environmental wellbeing and health, enabling people of all backgrounds to succeed in a rapidly changing world. As part of The Ready Commitment, TD targets CDN $1 billion (US $775 million) in total by 2030 towards community giving in four critical areas: Financial Security, a more Vibrant Planet, Connected Communities and Better Health. Through this platform, TD aspires to create a more inclusive tomorrow — helping people of all backgrounds feel more confident, not just about their finances, but about their ability to achieve their goals. For information, visit td.com/thereadycommitment.

 

About the TD Charitable Foundation

The TD Charitable Foundation is the charitable giving arm of TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank®, one of the 10 largest commercial banking organizations in the United States. Since its inception in 2002, the Foundation has distributed more than $193.8million and more than 19,000grants in charitable donations from Maine to Florida. The Foundation’s mission aligns with The Ready Commitment, a new multi-year program that TD launched in March 2018 to help individuals and communities prosper. As part of The Ready Commitment, TD targets CDN $1 billion (US $775 million) in total by 2030 towards community giving in four areas critical to opening doors for an inclusive tomorrow – Financial Security, a more Vibrant Planet, Connected Communities and Better Health. Through The Ready Commitment, TD’s aspiration is to link business, products, services, and community giving to help people feel more confident – not just about their finances, but about their future and their ability to achieve their personal goals in a changing world. For further information, visit TD.com/thereadycommitment.  More information on the TD Charitable Foundation, including the online grant application, is available at TDBank.com.