Final 25 Winners Announced in Toyota’s 100 Cars for Good Program

Final 25 Winners Announced in Toyota’s 100 Cars for Good Program

- Public Voting Determined Which Nonprofit Organizations Received New Toyota Vehicles - 100 Winning Organizations Begin Receiving Vehicles in September 2012 - More than $7 Million in Vehicles and Cash Grants Awarded Over the Last Two Years of the Program


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TORRANCE, Calif., Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Tuesday, August 21 marked the
last day of voting in Toyota’s 100 Cars for Good program, a national
philanthropic program that awards 100 cars to 100 U.S. nonprofits over the
course of 100 consecutive days. Winners were selected each day through public
voting on Facebook at http://www.100carsforgood.com/.


(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120828/CG63469-INFO)


Each day five nonprofit organizations were profiled on the 100 Cars for Good
Facebook page where the public could vote for their favorite organization. The
organization with the most votes at the end of the day won a new Toyota vehicle
while the four runners-up each day received a $1,000 cash grant from Toyota. In
total, 100 new Toyota vehicles and $400,000 in cash grants are being awarded to
non-profit organizations across the country.


“It is rewarding and inspiring to see the response Toyota’s 100 Cars for Good
program has received from the public,” said Jim Lentz, president and chief
executive officer of Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. “Over the course of two
years, this program has awarded more than $7 million in vehicles and cash grants
to local nonprofit organizations across the country, as well as helping to raise
awareness to hundreds more. We are very pleased to have the opportunity to help
these worthwhile organizations broaden their impact in communities all across
the nation, and we thank the public for their support in determining the
winners.”


Winning organizations offer services in a variety of areas, including:
education, safety, animal welfare food banks, and human services for children
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Final 100
winners in Toyota’s 100 Cars for Good program are:
 


Organization


Location


Voting
Date


SPCA
Cincinnati


Cincinnati,
OH


August 21,
2012


Cumberland
Valley Animal Shelter


Chambersburg,
PA


August 20,
2012


Nikkei
Concerns


Seattle,
WA


August 19,
2012


McDowell
County Commission on Aging


Welch,
WV


August 18,
2012


Grahamtastic
Connection


Springvale,
ME


August 17,
2012


Golden Ears Hearing Dogs


University
Place, WA


August 16,
2012


C.U.R.E. Foundation


Rensselaer,
NY


August 15,
2012


Teach for America – Delta


Oxford,
MS


August 14,
2012


Keystone
Paralyzed Veterans


Pittsburgh,
PA


August 13,
2012


Wolf Conservation
Center


South Salem,
NY


August 12,
2012


Putnam
County SPCA


Brewster,
NY


August 11,
2012


PTSD Foundation of
America


Houston,
TX


August 10,
2012


Intervention Services – Village


Maitland,
FL


August 9,
2012


Scott County
Humane Society


Georgetown,
KY


August 8,
2012


Northwoods
Habitat for Humanity


Bemidji,
MN


August 7,
2012


Animal Rescue
Foundation


Terryville,
CT


August 6,
2012


Emergency
Shelter Program


Hayward,
CA


August 5,
2012


Abused Women’s Aid
In Crisis


Anchorage,
AK


August 4,
2012


The Domestic
Violence Shelter, Inc.


Mansfield,
OH


August 3,
2012


Mississippi Gulf Coast YMCA


Ocean
Springs, MS


August 2,
2012


Victory
Reins


Peotone,
IL


August 1,
2012


Marinette County
Elderly Services


Crivitz,
WI


July 31,
2012


American Children’s Society, Inc.


Marlboro,
NJ


July 30,
2012


Edwards
Center, Inc.


Aloha,
OR


July 29,
2012


Family Promise of Grand Rapids


Grand Rapids,
MI


July 28,
2012


The Fix Is
In, Inc.


Rhinelander,
WI


July 27,
2012


Wish Upon A Star, Inc.


Evansville,
IN


July 26,
2012


Family Crisis Center of East Texas


Lufkin,
TX


July 25,
2012


Heritage Hospice, Inc.


Danville,
KY


July 24,
2012


K9 Specialty
Services of Alabama


Columbiana,
AL


July 23,
2012


Adelante Mujeres


Forest Grove,
OR


July 22,
2012


Freedom
Work Opportunities, Inc. (FWO)


Highland,
MI


July 21,
2012


Creek Connections


Meadville,
PA


July 20,
2012


Web of
Life Foundation


Albuquerque,
NM


July 19,
2012


Blessed
Assurance Adult Day Care


Matthews,
NC


July 18,
2012


Guardian Angel Service Dogs, Inc.


Orange,
VA


July 17,
2012


West Alabama Food Bank


Northport,
AL


July 16,
2012


Good Shepard Shelter


Los Angeles,
CA


July 15,
2012


Stepping Stones Center


Cincinnati,
OH


July 14,
2012


Mystic Farm
Wildlife Rescue


Sagle,
ID


July 13,
2012


Craighead
Beringia South


Kelly,
WY


July 12,
2012


Appalachian
Regional Healthcare


Lexington,
KY


July 11,
2012


Mentors 4
Kids, Inc.


Benton,
IL


July 10,
2012


Freedom
Fences


Anderson,
SC


July 9,
2012


American
Red Cross


Minot,
ND


July 8,
2012


Desert
Arc


Palm Desert,
CA


July 7,
2012


Paws
to the Rescue


Mullins,
SC


July 6,
2012


Bitter Root Humane Association


Hamilton,
MT


July 5,
2012


Gould Farm
(William J. Gould and Associates)


Monterey,
MA


July 4,
2012


All Pet
Rescue, Inc.


Fort Pierce,
FL


July 3,
2012


Pets Without Parents Columbus


Columbus,
OH


July 2,
2012


Humane Society
of South Coastal Georgia


Brunswick,
GA 


July 1,
2012


Pelican
Harbor Seabird Station


Miami,
FL 


June 30,
2012


Lake
Wapogasset Lutheran Camp


Amery,
WI


June 29,
2012


One
More Generation


Fayetteville,
GA


June 28,
2012


Franklin County
Humane Society


Frankfort,
KY


June 27,
2012


Canine
Partners for Life


Cochranville,
PA


June 26,
2012


Ozark Family
Resource Agency (Ripley County)


Doniphan,
MO 


June 25,
2012


The
Food Bank for Central & Northeast Missouri


Columbia,
MO


June 24,
2012


Animal Aid Vermillion Area


Abbeville,
LA


June 23,
2012


Muttville
Senior Dog Rescue


San
Francisco, CA


June 22,
2012


Ronald
McDonald House of SNJ


Camden,
NJ


June 21,
2012


Central Aroostook Humane Society


Presque,
ME


June 20,
2012


STAR
Center, Inc.


Jackson,
TN


June 19,
2012


C.H.A.I.N.E.D. Inc.


Riverview,
MI


June 18,
2012


4K for
Cancer


Baltimore,
MD


June 17,
2012


Young at
Heart Pet Rescue


Lake Zurich,
IL


June 16,
2012


Haven
House St. Louis


St. Louis,
MO


June 15,
2012


Girl Scouts
of Kentucky’s WRC


Lexington,
KY


June 14,
2012


1st Priority & Search Recovery


Plantersville, TX


June 13,
2012


Motley
Zoo Animal Rescue


Redmond,
WA


June 12,
2012


A Child’s
Place


Charlotte,
NC


June 11,
2012


Humane Society of Marion County


Ocala,
FL


June 10,
2012


Humane Society of Fargo-Moorhead


Fargo,
ND


June 9,
2012


Life 4
Paws Animal Rescue


Winnetka,
CA


June 8,
2012


Feed
My Sheep


Gulfport,
MS


June 7,
2012


Rikki’s
Refuge


Rapidan,
VA


June 6,
2012


Last
Chance Ranch


Quakertown,
PA


June 5,
2012


Special Olympics
Illinois


Normal,
IL


June 4,
2012


Shore
Hearts Golden Retriever


Lanoka
Harbor, NJ


June 3,
2012


Clark
County Community Services


Winchester,
KY


June 2,
2012


Animal Aid,
Inc.


Oakland Park,
FL


June 1,
2012


K9
Services German Shepherd Rescue, Inc.


Middleburg,
FL


May 31,
2012


Kristie’s
Foundation


Anaheim,
CA


May 30,
2012


Operation Blankets of Love


Granada
Hills, CA


May 29,
2012


Central Vermont
Humane Society


East
Montpelier, VT


May 28,
2012


Fences
for Fido


Portland,
OR


May 27,
2012


Detroit Dog Rescue


Grosse Pointe
Woods, MI


May 26,
2012


All Hands
Volunteers


Carlisle,
MA


May 25,
2012


The
Children’s Lunchbox


Anchorage,
AK


May 24,
2012


Together We
Rise


Chino,
CA


May 23,
2012


Petfinder Foundation


Tucson,
AZ


May 22,
2012


SPCA International’s Operation Baghdad
Pups


New York,
NY


May 21,
2012


The Dream
Center


Los Angeles,
CA


May 20,
2012


Hope for
Paws Animal Rescue


Los Angeles,
CA


May 19,
2012


Recycled Doggies, Inc.


Cincinnati,
OH


May 18,
2012


Pibbles & More Animal Rescue


Ridgewood,
NY


May 17,
2012


Lehmi County
Humane Society


Salmon,
ID


May 16,
2012


Cincinnati
Zoo


Cincinnati,
OH


May 15,
2012


DC  Scores


Washington,
DC


May 14,
2012

 

Winning organizations can choose from the following vehicles: Camry
Hybrid, Highlander SUV, Prius v Hybrid, Sienna minivan, Sienna Mobility or
Tundra full-sized pickup. A six-year, 100,000-mile powertrain warranty is also
provided for each vehicle, compliments of Toyota Financial Services.


The 500 finalists, from which the 100 winners were ultimately selected,
were certified by an independent panel of judges who are experts in the fields
of philanthropy and corporate social responsibility.



Media Contacts:




Pam Edwards
GolinHarris for Toyota
pedwards@golinharris.com
213-438-8814



About Toyota
Toyota (NYSE: TM) established operations in
the United States in 1957 and currently operates 10 manufacturing
plants. Toyota directly employs over 30,000 in the U.S. and its investment
here is currently valued at more than $18 billion, including sales and
manufacturing operations, research and development, financial services and
design.


Toyota is committed to being a good corporate citizen in the communities
where it does business and believes in supporting programs with long-term
sustainable results. Toyota supports numerous organizations across the country,
focusing on education, the environment and safety. Since 1991, Toyota has
contributed over half a billion dollars to philanthropic programs in the
U.S. 


For more information on Toyota’s commitment to improving communities
nationwide, visit
http://www.toyota.com/philanthropy.
     


About Toyota Financial Services
TFS is the finance and
insurance brand for Toyota and Lexus in the U.S., offering retail auto financing
and leasing through Toyota Motor Credit Corporation (TMCC) and Toyota Lease
Trust and extended service contracts and other payment protection products
through Toyota Motor Insurance Services (TMIS). TFS employs 3,300 associates
nationwide, and has managed assets totaling more than $91 billion. It is part of
a worldwide network of comprehensive financial services offered by Toyota
Financial Services Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Toyota Motor
Corporation.


SOURCE  Toyota



Final 25 Winners Announced in Toyota’s 100 Cars for Good Program