Second Group of 25 Winners Announced in Toyota 100 Cars for Good Program

Public Voting to Determine 50 Remaining Nonprofit Organizations to Receive Toyota Vehicle

• First 50 nonprofit organizations have been selected by the public to receive a new Toyota vehicle
• Five non-profit organizations will continue to be profiled on Toyota’s Facebook page (www.100carsforgood.com) each day through August 21


TORRANCE, Calif. (JULY 10, 2012) – Toyota today announced the second group of winners of the Toyota 100 Cars for Good program, a national philanthropic program that is awarding 100 cars to 100 nonprofits over the course of 100 consecutive days. Winners are selected each day through public voting on Facebook at www.100carsforgood.com.

Starting May 14 and running through August 21, each day five nonprofit organizations are profiled on the 100 Cars for Good Facebook page. Registered Facebook users are able to vote once daily for the nonprofit they think can do the most good with a new vehicle. The organization with the most votes at the end of the day will win a new Toyota vehicle. The four runners-up will each receive a $1,000 cash grant from Toyota.

“With this announcement of the next 25 winners, we mark the half-way point of the 2012 Toyota 100 Cars for Good program,” said Jim Lentz, president and chief executive officer of Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. “Toyota created the 100 Cars for Good program as a way to give to a variety of organizations across the country and to do so with the help and support of the American public. It’s the public vote that decides which organizations will receive a new Toyota vehicle and we are thrilled to see the outpouring of support for the program with thousands of votes.”

The majority of the second group of 25 winners (the first 25 winners were announced in June) provide services in a variety of areas including animal welfare, education, health & safety, and human services to children, adults and the disabled.

Winners 1 - 50 in Toyota’s 100 Cars for Good program are:

 
Washington, DC
May 14, 2012
 
Cincinnati, Ohio
May 15, 2012
 
Salmon, Idaho
May 16, 2012
 
Ridgewood, New York
May 17, 2012
 
Cincinnati, Ohio
May 18, 2012
 
Los Angeles, California
May 19, 2012
 
Los Angeles, California
May 20, 2012
 
New York, New York
May 21, 2012
 
Tucson, Arizona
May 22, 2012
 
Chino, California
May 23, 2012
 
Anchorage, Alaska
May 24, 2012
 
Carlisle, Massachusetts
May 25, 2012
Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan
May 26, 2012
 
Portland, Oregon
May 27, 2012
 
East Montpelier, Vermont
May 28, 2012
 
Granada Hills, California
May 29, 2012
 
Anaheim, California
May 30, 2012
 
Middleburg, Florida
May 31, 2012
 
Oakland Park, Florida
June 1, 2012
 
Winchester, Kentucky
June 2, 2012
 
Lanoka Harbor, New Jersey
June 3, 2012
 
Normal, Illinois
June 4, 2012
Quakertown, Pennsylvania
 
June 5, 2012
Rapidan, Virginia
 
June 6, 2012
 
Gulfport, MS
 
June 7, 2012
 
Winnekta, CA
 
June 8, 2012
 
Fargo, ND
 
June 9, 2012
 
Ocala, FL
 
June 10, 2012
 
Charlotte, NC
 
June 11, 2012
 
Redmond, WA
 
June 12, 2012
 
Plantersville, TX
 
June 13, 2012
 
Lexington, KY
 
June 14, 2012
 
St. Louis, MO
 
June 15, 2012
 
Lake Zurich, IL
 
June 16, 2012
 
Baltimore, MD
 
June 17, 2012
 
Riverview, MI
 
June 18, 2012
 
Jackson, TN
 
June 19, 2012
 
Presque, ME
 
June 20, 2012
 
Camden, NJ
 
June 21, 2012
 
San Francisco, CA
 
June 22, 2012
 
Abbeville, LA
 
June 23, 2012
 
Columbia, MO
 
June 24, 2012
 
Doniphan, MO 
 
June 25, 2012
 
Cochranville, PA
 
June 26, 2012
 
Frankfort, KY
 
June 27, 2012
 
Fayetteville, GA
 
June 28, 2012
 
Amery, WI
 
June 29, 2012
 
Miami, FL 
 
June 30, 2012
 
Brunswick, GA 
 
July 1, 2012
Columbus, OH
July 2, 2012

Public voting for the 100 Cars for Good program will continue through August 21. Voters may place one vote per day, each day, over the course of the program. Each day, the previous day’s winner will be announced and five new nonprofit organizations will be featured for voting.  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 will also be provided for each vehicle, compliments of Toyota Financial Services.
 
The 500 finalists, from which the 100 winners are ultimately selected, were certified by an independent panel of judges who are experts in the fields of philanthropy and corporate social responsibility.

Follow 100 Cars for Good on Facebook at https://apps.facebook.com/carsforgood/ and on Twitter at #100cars.
 

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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.      
 
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