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TD Bank “Rooted In NYC” Program Honors Urban Environmentalists in New York City

Public invited to share stories of being #RootedInNYC

NEW YORK, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank®, today announced the launch of “TD Forests: Rooted In NYC,” a program that spotlights New Yorkers who are improving their urban environment and their communities.

At events throughout New York City, “Rooted In NYC” will give New Yorkers the opportunity to share stories about what a greener NYC means to them. These stories will be featured on TDForestsNYC.com and excerpted in an upcoming multimedia presentation celebrating MillionTreesNYC, a TD Bank-sponsored program run by NYC Parks and New York Restoration Project (NYRP), which aspires to plant one million trees across New York City.

Filming on location across the five boroughs in the TD Mobile Forest studio –  a living forest on wheels complete with native plantings – visitors will be invited to take photos and share their stories, and will receive environmentally-themed giveaways. The public is also encouraged to share videos through their personal social media (#RootedInNYC).

“TD Bank is committed to supporting urban reforestation and the creation of green spaces,” said Chris Giamo, Regional President, Metro New York. “Through Rooted In NYC, we look forward to celebrating the efforts of New Yorkers who share our commitment to environmental protection and community improvement.”  

“Rooted In NYC” is part of the TD Forests initiative, which preserves and supports urban green spaces and critical forest habitats across North America.

 TD Mobile Forest – upcoming appearances

  • May 2, noon – 4 p.m.: Greenbelt Conservancy Carousel Opening, Willowbrook Park, Staten Island
  • May 3, 5 a.m.3 p.m.: 5 Borough Bike Tour, Fort Wadsworth Visitor Center, Staten Island
  • May 10, 10 a.m. – noon: NYRP Tree Giveaway with Wildlife Conservation Society, 53-51 111th St., Queens Zoo

About TD Forests
TD Forests is a North American initiative of TD Bank and its parent company, TD Bank Group (TD). The program’s goals are to increase the area of protected forest habitat and promote the responsible use of paper. In addition, TD Forests works to reintroduce trees to urban areas through its TD Tree Days and TD Green Streets initiatives, and to support local parks and open spaces that strengthen communities.

About TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank®
TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank® is one of the 10 largest banks in the U.S., with approximately 26,000 employees and deep roots in the community dating back more than 150 years. The Bank offers a broad array of retail, small business and commercial banking products and services to more than 8 million customers through its extensive network of approximately 1,300 convenient locations throughout the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Metro D.C., the Carolinas and Florida.

In addition to banking products, TD Bank and its subsidiaries offer customized private banking and wealth management services through TD Wealth® and vehicle financing and dealer commercial services through TD Auto Finance. TD Bank is headquartered in Cherry Hill, N.J.

TD 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. The Toronto-Dominion Bank trades on the New York and Toronto stock exchanges under the ticker symbol “TD”

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