Next 25 Winners Announced for Toyota 100 Cars for Good Program

Public Voting to Determine 25 Remaining Nonprofit Organizations to Receive Toyota Vehicle
  • A total of 75 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 ( each day through August 16
  • One vehicle will be awarded each day through August 16, for a total of 100 vehicles
August 04, 2011
TORRANCE, CALIF. (August 4, 2011) – Toyota today announced the third set of 25 winners of the Toyota 100 Cars for Good program, which awards 100 vehicles over the course of 100 days to 100 deserving non-profits. Winners of the Toyota 100 Cars for Good program are determined based on voting from the public. Each day, five organizations are profiled on Toyota’s Facebook page where the public is invited to show their support by voting to determine the winning nonprofit organization.
Each daily winner will be awarded a new Toyota vehicle to help the organizations continue to do “good” in their local communities. The remaining finalists will each receive a $1000 grant from Toyota.

The third set of 25 winners spanned several categories including human services, animal welfare and protecting victim of abuse. From providing housing and supportive services to homeless families to working to prevent child abuse to distributing meals and food to those in need, a variety of worthy causes were shared on the finalists’ profiles and ultimately selected by the public to receive a new vehicle to further support their missions.

The third 25 winners in Toyota’s 100 Cars for Good program are:
Sioux Falls, SD
June 28, 2011
Philadelphia, PA
June 29, 2011
Modesto, CA
June 30, 2011
Scottsdale, AZ
July 1, 2011
Springfield, IL
July 2, 2011
Atlanta, GA
July 3, 2011
Jackson, TN
July 4, 2011
New Richmond, OH
July 5, 2011
Colorado Springs, CO
July 6, 2011
Plainview, NY
July 7, 2011
Lexington, KY
July 8, 2011
San Diego, CA
July 9, 2011
Lincoln, NE
July 10, 2011
Middlefield, OH
July 11, 2011
Horsham, PA
July 12, 2011
Manchester, NH
July 13, 2011
Louisville, KY
July 14, 2011
Lake Success, NY
July 15, 2011
Massillon, OH
July 16, 2011
Sycamore, IL
July 17, 2011
Georgetown, KY
July 18, 2011
Austin, TX
July 19, 2011
Louisville, KY
July 20, 2011
Eugene, OR
July 21, 2011
Pelham, AL
July 22, 2011
Public voting for the 100 Cars for Good program opened May 9 and will continue through August 16. 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: Prius, Tacoma, Tundra, Highlander Hybrid, Sienna or Sienna Mobility. Toyota will provide a six-year, 100,000-mile Toyota Vehicle Service Agreement to provide extended protection beyond the vehicle warranty.

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

“It gives us great pride to announce the third set of 25 winners in the Toyota 100 Cars for Good Program,” said Jim Lentz, president of Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. “The voters have selected winners that provide valuable and much-needed services to their communities, and demonstrate what is possible when we put others’ needs before our own. We congratulate our third set of 25 winners and wish the remaining finalists the best of luck.”

About Toyota
Toyota (NYSE: TM) established operations in the United States in 1957 and currently operates 10 manufacturing plants, including one under construction. Toyota directly employs nearly 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 more than $500 million to philanthropic programs in the U.S. 

For more information on Toyota's commitment to improving communities nationwide, visit

About Toyota Financial Services
TFS is the finance and insurance brand for Toyota in the United States, offering retail auto financing and leasing through Toyota Motor Credit Corporation (TMCC) and extended service contracts through Toyota Motor Insurance Services (TMIS).  Lexus Financial Services is the brand for financial products for Lexus dealers and customers. TFS currently employs over 3,300 associates nationwide, and has managed assets totaling more than $87 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.  For more information, please visit
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