$3,500 Grant from TD Charitable Foundation to Assist Girl Scout Council of Tropical Florida’s Leadership Experience – Starting Today Project

Girl Scout Council of Tropical Florida is being recognized with a $3,500 grant from the TD Charitable Foundation, the charitable giving arm of TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank® for the Council’s Leadership Experience – Starting Today project, which engages girls in discovering self, connecting with others and taking action to make the world a better place.

“We are honored to be recognized by the TD Charitable Foundation for our continuous efforts of encouraging girls and providing skills to become leaders,” said Maria Tejera, CEO of Girl Scout Council of Tropical Florida.

The program focuses on the following three keys to leadership:

  • Discover: Girls understand themselves and their values and use their knowledge and skills to explore the world.
  • Connect: Girls care about, inspire, and team with others locally and globally.
  • Take Action: Girls act to make the world a better place.

TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank®, through the TD Charitable Foundation, carries a legacy of supporting not-for-profit institutions and their important work throughout the region. Since its inception in 2002, the foundation has contributed over $63 million in grant funding to not-for-profit organizations in the communities where they work, live and do business.

“For us, corporate responsibility is more than just a phrase, it’s an integral part of our commitment to service, a commitment that extends well beyond the doors of our Stores and offices,” said Tom te Riele, TD Bank market president for South Florida, “We believe the opportunity to enrich our communities is both a privilege and a responsibility and we are proud to support the Girl Scout Council of Tropical Florida in helping to provide opportunities for girls to become leaders.”

Come join the Girl Scout Council of Tropical Florida.  Help your daughter learn to believe in herself, make long-lasting friendship, recognize her strengths and see a future of exciting possibilities. Through a number of enriching experiences, such as extraordinary field trips, sports skill-building clinics, community service projects, cultural exchanges, and environmental stewardships, girls grow courageous and strong. For details on volunteering, please contact Maria Santos at 305-253-4841 , ext. 250 or email msantos@girlscoutsfl.org.

For more information on the Girl Scout Council of Tropical Florida, please contact 305-253-4841. To learn more about the organization visit www.girlscoutsfl.org.

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