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TCF Bank Raises $40,000 for Can Do Canines in Minnesota

TCF Bank Customers and Team Members Donated Nearly $300,000 in Five Years to Support Animal Welfare

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 9:35 am CDT

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WAYZATA, Minn. and NEW HOPE, Minn.

TCF National Bank (TCF Bank), a subsidiary of TCF Financial Corporation (TCF) (NYSE: TCB), today announced that TCF Bank customers and team members raised nearly $40,000 to support Can Do Canines in Minnesota. Donations were accepted at all TCF Bank branches in Minnesota. During the past five years, TCF Bank customers and team members donated nearly $300,000 to animal welfare organizations.

“For five years, we have supported animal welfare organizations and it has been an honor to support Can Do Canines for the first time this year,” said Kent Engler, director of retail banking at TCF Bank. “Through the time and donations invested by both customers and team members, we are enhancing the quality of life for people with disabilities by partnering them with specially trained dogs.”

“We’re excited to partner with TCF Bank, their team members and their customers to support our mission of providing assistance dogs to people with disabilities at no charge,” said Alan Peters, executive director at Can Do Canines. “The $40,000 raised in 2017 helped to provide assistance dogs to 42 people with disabilities and children with autism. We are very grateful.”

TCF Bank is committed to building better communities. During the past five years, TCF Bank raised nearly $600,000 for Can Do Canines and other animal welfare organizations, Make-A-Wish Minnesota and Minnesotans’ Military Appreciation Fund. TCF Bank also supports high schools and students with free financial education courses in nearly 100 high schools, including Minneapolis Public Schools, to help students make smarter financial decisions.

About TCF
TCF is a Wayzata, Minnesota-based national bank holding company. As of December 31, 2017, TCF had $23 billion in total assets and 320 branches in Arizona, Colorado, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, South Dakota and Wisconsin, providing retail and commercial banking services. TCF, through its subsidiaries, also conducts commercial leasing and equipment 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 Can Do Canines
Can Do Canines is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for people with disabilities by creating mutually beneficial partnerships with specially trained dogs. Since 1989, Can Do Canines has provided more than 600 assistance dogs to people with disabilities; all free of charge. Our fully trained dogs, sometimes adopted from local animal shelters, are provided to our clients who live with disabilities that involve mobility challenges, hearing loss or deafness, seizure disorders, diabetes complicated by hypoglycemia unawareness, or children with autism. Can Do Canines is located at 9440 Science Center Drive, New Hope, MN 55428. For more information, visit can-do-canines.org.

Contact:
Mark Goldman      (952) 475-7050                   news@tcfbank.com
Alan Peters            (763) 331-3000, ext. 116     apeters@can-do-canines.org