PET INITIATIVES

COMPANION ANIMAL ADVOCATES PARTNERS WITH TD BANK TO SUPPORT PET INITIATIVES

BERGEN COUNTY, N.J. (January 24, 2011) – Companion Animal Advocates recently partnered with TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank(R), through its Affinity Program to support families with pets in need.

TD Bank’s Affinity Program helps nonprofit organizations raise money by receiving an annual cash contribution from TD Bank, based upon the average deposit balance held by the organization’s participating members.

CAA will receive 1/2 of 1% contribution based on the annual average balances of all eligible checking accounts and 1/4 of 1% contribution based upon the annual average balances eligible savings accounts/CDs.

It’s simple to participate. Please call Cheryl Kastner at TD Bank, Glen Rock branch, at 201-791-1472 or stop in to one of TD’s many branches and ask to link your account to CAA. Once we link 50 accounts, CAA will receive a donation. CAA will not receive any information from TD Bank regarding your account balances or any other personal information. This program is run solely through TD Bank.

Please visit our Web site, www.CompanionAnimalAdvocates.org, for more details on how you can raise funds for Companion Animal Advocates by simply joining this program or call (201) 706-7666.

About Companion Animal Advocates:

Companion Animal Advocates (CAA) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in Bergen County, NJ. CAA is dedicated to the welfare of companion animals within our community through programs designed to keep pets in their homes and reduce pet overpopulation. For more information on Companion Animal Advocates or how you can help, please contact Info@CompanionAnimalAdvocates.org or phone at (201) 706-7666. Please visit our Web site www.CompanionAnimalAdvocates.org to sign up for our newsletter.

About TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank(R):

TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank, is one of the 10 largest banks in the United States, providing customers with a full range of financial products and services at more than 1,250 convenient locations from Maine to Florida. On September 30, 2010, The South Financial Group, Inc. was acquired by TD Bank Group, and its subsidiary Carolina First Bank merged with TD Bank. Carolina First Bank will continue to operate under the trade names Carolina First Bank in North and South Carolina and Mercantile Bank in Florida until conversion and rebranding in 2011. TD Bank is headquartered in Cherry Hill, N.J., and Portland, Maine. Carolina First Bank and Mercantile Bank are trade names of TD Bank, N.A. For more information, visit www.tdbank.com. 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 and one of the few banks in the world rated Aaa by Moody’s. 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.

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