PLANO, Texas (June 2, 2022) – Toyota Motor North America together with Gulf States Toyota and GSFSGroup are donating $250,000 to support counseling and bereavement services for families and others impacted by the Uvalde, Texas, tragedy.
Family Services Association, San Antonio, which offers counseling and survivor assistance through a trauma-informed lens, and Children’s Bereavement Center of South Texas, which provides services for grieving youth and their families, are each receiving $75,000.
Gulf States Toyota and GSFSGroup are providing $50,000 to both Children’s Bereavement Center of South Texas and The United with Uvalde Fund.
Toyota also is matching employee giving, encouraging donations to the following nonprofits:
- The Onestar Foundation – Robb Elementary Memorial Fund: contributing to the relief fund for victims, families and others affected by the tragedy.
- Children’s Bereavement Center of South Texas: to deliver counseling services for children, caregivers and community members.
- Family Services Association: to support survivor families to cover basic needs and mental health aid.
- Communities in Schools San Antonio: to provide basic needs, education support and social services.
- United with Uvalde Fund – United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County: to support mental health services for students, teachers and families.
Toyota (NYSE:TM) has been a part of the cultural fabric in the U.S. for more than 60 years, and is committed to advancing sustainable, next-generation mobility through our Toyota and Lexus brands, plus our nearly 1,500 dealerships.
Toyota directly employs more than 39,000 people in the U.S. who have contributed to the design, engineering, and assembly of nearly 32 million cars and trucks at our nine manufacturing plants. By 2025, Toyota’s 10th plant in North Carolina will begin to manufacture automotive batteries for electrified vehicles. With more electrified vehicles on the road than any other automaker, a quarter of the company’s 2021 U.S. sales were electrified.