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TCF Bank Raises $60,000 for Make-A-Wish Minnesota

Customer and team member donations total more than $200,000 in three years

Monday, October 16, 2017 9:15 am CDT

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WAYZATA, Minn.

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TCF
"We’re passionate about helping kids and families, and knowing that our efforts make a difference is an empowering motivator for us"

WAYZATA, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TCF National Bank (TCF Bank), a subsidiary of TCF Financial Corporation (TCF) (NYSE: TCF), today announces that it raised more than $60,000 in 2017 for Make-A-Wish Minnesota to help make wishes a reality for children with critical illnesses. Donations were accepted at all 90 TCF Bank branches in Minnesota and collected during team member fundraising events. During the past three years, TCF Bank customers and team members donated total more than $200,000.

“We’re passionate about helping kids and families, and knowing that our efforts make a difference is an empowering motivator for us,” said Kent Engler, director of retail banking at TCF Bank. “Our customers and team members support Make-A-Wish Minnesota because they believe all children fighting a critical illness should experience a wish come true. We’re grateful to be a small part of it.”

“The efforts made by TCF Bank help strengthen our organization and the kids and families we serve,” said Mia Broos Hoagberg, president and CEO of Make-A-Wish Minnesota. “The smiles we see from children are what push us every day, and we are so thankful for TCF Bank’s commitment and enthusiasm during the past three years. With the money they’ve raised, we’ve created many smiles through more than 30 wishes.”

TCF Bank is committed to building better communities by partnering with local nonprofit organizations that improve the economic and social well-being of individuals in our communities. The company, its team members, and its customers contributed nearly $1.5 million to nonprofit organizations last year through its fundraising efforts.

About TCF
TCF is a Wayzata, Minnesota-based national bank holding company. As of June 30, 2017, TCF had $22 billion in total assets and 321 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, equipment finance, and auto 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 Make-A-Wish Minnesota
Make-A-Wish Minnesota grants the wishes of Minnesota children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. According to a 2011 U.S. study of wish impact, most health professionals surveyed believe a wish-come-true can have positive impacts on the health of children. Kids say wishes give them renewed strength to fight their illnesses, and their parents say these experiences help strengthen the entire family. With the help of generous donors and more than 700 Minnesota volunteers, Make-A-Wish Minnesota grants a wish somewhere in the state every 27 hours. It has granted more than 5,000 wishes since its inception in 1982. Visit Make-A-Wish Minnesota at mn.wish.org to learn more.

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Contact:

TCF Financial Corporation
Mark Goldman, 952-475-7050
news@tcfbank.com
or
Make-A-Wish Minnesota
Abby Gregory, 612-767-2769
agregory@wishmn.org