Paid PostPosted on Sep. 22, 2021TD Is Sharing Stories Of Incredible Canadians, And They're Giving Us All The FeelsThese TD customers are making an incredible impact in their communities.by TD CanadaBrand PublisherFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink When it comes to making a positive impact within the community, sometimes it takes just one person or group to get the ball rolling. TD This year, TD is shining the spotlight on a whole lot of its rad customers and community partners who are working to inspire and uplift their communities and make the world a better place. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF TD TD is surprising and delighting these Canadians by sharing their stories to thank them for spreading positivity and to help them continue their amazing efforts. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF TD Here are a few changemakers and their inspiring stories from this year's TD Thanks You program: Paul Evra is a community leader who makes a difference in his hometown with his work and by bringing people together over barbecue. TD The executive director of the Centre Lasallien de Saint-Michel, Paul uses his position to educate and give support to children and adults in disadvantaged and vulnerable communities. Every summer, he leads a cookout, dubbed "La BBQ de la president," that brings his community together to bond around barbecue. Indie-folk band the East Pointers created a massive online community during the pandemic, bringing people together over stories. TD The East Pointers are an indie-folk band from Prince Edward Island. They made lemonade out of lemons when the pandemic shut down their Australian tour by bringing musicians, actors, and music industry colleagues online to read parts of Anne of Green Gables on Facebook live sessions. They reached half a million viewers, got through three books, and raised money for local charities in the process. LaMeia Reddick is helping Nova Scotia’s largest Black community gain access to swimming and surfing lessons. TD LaMeia Reddick, who runs a youth drop-in centre out of her home, hails from North Preston, Nova Scotia. It's home to the largest Black community by population in Nova Scotia and has the highest concentration of African Canadians in the entire nation. She, along with a group of community leaders, started the North Preston Surf Program, an initiative that works to provide people of African descent access to swimming and surfing lessons. Their aim is to make water sports more inclusive. George Sully is a fashion designer who is working to give Black artists more representation in the Canadian art community. TD George Sully, a Canadian fashion designer and founder of Black Designers of Canada, aims to amp up representation in the Canadian art community. His platform celebrates Black artists and has fostered an ever-growing network that spans from coast to coast, inspiring others and fostering community-driven culture. TD will be celebrating these inspiring Canadian customers to help them move their programs forward so they make even more awesome changes in the future (pretty cool, eh?). Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF TD They'll be surprised with a game-changing gift from TD to thank them for their efforts and to help them continue to spread positivity in their communities. Go Canadians! Check out the TD Thanks You initiative and see more inspiring stories of people uplifting their communities here.