Toyota Awards Quarterly Donations

January 10, 2008

January 10, 2008 - Princeton, IN - Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Indiana's (TMMI) Quarterly Contributions Committee met in June and awarded 43 organizations a total of $124,000.

"On behalf of our 4,700 team members here at TMMI we proud to be able to give back to the community and support programs and projects in Southwestern Indiana, Western Kentucky and Southern Illinois," said Kelly Dillon, Manager of Public Affairs. "The committee and Public Affairs team are dedicated to thoroughly reviewing and objectively making the final donation recommendations. They have an extremely difficult job every quarter and we appreciate their efforts."

TMMI's philanthropy committee meets quarterly and reviews more than 100 applications from various non-profit organizations in the Tri-State. The review committee is made up of 10 team members who represent each area in the plant.

The next quarterly deadline is Feb. 15. If you know an organization that is in need of funding for a program or project, please have the organization complete the TMMI Contribution Application. The application may be requested by e-mailing Public Affairs at or obtained by visiting

TMMI has donated $13.4 million since 1996 to the local community in areas of youth and education, health and human services, diversity, environment, civic and community and arts and culture.

A complete list of the organizations receiving donations:

Accreditation Board for Engineering & Technology
Boom Squad
Camp Brosend
Carmi-White County Unit 5 School District
Castle Band Boosters
Chrisney Elementary PTO
City of Boonville
College Mentors For Kids
Dale Women's Organization
Evansville Emergency Food Pantry System
Evansville-Vanderburgh School Corp.
Family Readiness Group
Fort Branch Community School PTO
G.E.M. Ministries (Studio Bee)
Gibson County Area Rehabilitation Centers
Gibson County Economic Development Corp.
Gibson County Sheriff Department
Grandview Volunteer Fire Department
Habitat for Humanity of Henderson, Ky.
Holland Volunteer Fire Department
Holy Cross School
Holy Redeemer School
Home for Your Heart School
Huntingburg Teenage Canteen
Jefferson Township Community Center
Junior League of Evansville
Keep Evansville Beautiful
Little Lambs
Marine Corps Toys for Tots
Mount Erie Elementary School
North Posey High School
Northeast Dubois High School
Operation Support on the Home Front
Pace Community Action Agency
Palestine Public Library District
Patchwork Central
Pike Central High School
Princeton Daily Clarion
Senior and Family Services
Smith Township Volunteer Fire Department
South Knox Elementary School
South Spencer High School Supermileage Team
Special Olympics Illinois Southeastern Area 14
Stockwell Elementary School
The Potter's Wheel
United Caring Shelters
Vanderburgh County 4-H Council
Warrick County Special Olympics
Washington High School Post Prom
Wesselman Park Nature Society
Wood Memorial High School Post Prom
YMCA of Vincennes
Youth Resources of Southwestern Indiana

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