The Michigan based Chelsea High School will receive a $1,000 donation for its football program from TCF thanks to a nomination from 2002 Chelsea High School graduate, Robert Dorer.

“Mr. Dorer’s pride and enthusiasm for his hometown team were evident in his nomination as was his great sense of community surrounding Chelsea High School,” said Mark Jeter, Managing Director, Branch Banking for TCF. “We’re proud to recognize the school, its passionate fan base and the coaching staff for their great work with young people.”

Chelsea High School Assistant Principal and Director of Athletics Brad Bush added: “I want to thank TCF Bank for the generous donation to our football program. The Chelsea High School Football Program will use the donation to purchase new football equipment for the players.”

Chelsea High School will receive the $1,000 donation from TCF Bank at the home football game today, Oct. 17. The nominee, Dorer, the TCF Branch Manager from Chelsea, Mich., Deedra Devine, and the TCF Branch Banking Director for Michigan, Camilla Stensen, will present the check to the Chelsea High School Director of Athletics, Bush and the Chelsea Bulldogs football team.

TCF Bank is committed to building a better community through programs that seek to benefit students, whether through academics or athletics. TCF Bank also continues to support high school education by offering free financial education courses in more than 200 high schools in the markets it serves to help students make smarter financial decisions.

About TCF Bank
TCF is a Wayzata, Minnesota-based national bank holding company. As of June 30, 2014, TCF had $18.8 billion in total assets and 380 branches in Minnesota, Illinois, Michigan, Colorado, Wisconsin, Indiana, Arizona and South Dakota, 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 the U.S. and Canada. For more information about TCF, please visit