Schaumberg Toyota/Scion Presents Angel Wings Foundation with a New 2014 Toyota Highlander
Schaumburg, IL, January 20, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Schaumburg Toyota/Scion presented a new 2014 Toyota Highlander to Angel Wings Foundation as part of the Toyota 2013 Cars for Good program a major philanthropic initiative in which the automaker is giving away 100 cars to 100 nonprofits over the course of 50 days, based on votes from the public. The 100 Cars for Good program benefits organizations that touch real lives and is the first Toyota initiative that engages the public in how corporate philanthropic donations will be awarded.
During the voting phase, which began Oct 1, 2013, the 100 Cars for Good program profiled five finalists at www.100carsforgood.com. Members of the public were able to vote for which nonprofits they believe d could do the most good with the new vehicles. The two organizations with the most votes at the end of each day won one of the five Toyota models. Runners-up receive a $1,000 cash grant from Toyota.
“Schaumburg Toyota Scion is proud to have a role in the 100 Cars for Good Program and recognize Angel Wings Foundation for its dedication to Hanover Park” said Chris Haley, General Manager of Schaumburg Toyota/ Scion. “The 100 Cars for Good program allows us all to have a role in advancing charities work, and we couldn’t be happier to help Angel Wings Foundation into this Toyota Highlander.”
Angel Wings Foundation will use the new vehicle to help expand their reach and mission by providing residents with additional opportunities for independence.
“The 100 Cars for Good program elevates nonprofits positive impact and is an opportunity for Toyota to demonstrate our commitment to communities across America,” said Michael Rouse, vice president of diversity, philanthropic and community affairs at Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A. “All 100 of the winners are providing extraordinary and much needed services and we thank Schaumburg Toyota Scion for its role in delivering Angel Wings’ car to help them with their important work.”
About Angel Wings Foundation:
Angel Wings Foundation is a Hanover Park-based nonprofit established in 2012 to enhance the lives of adults with epilepsy by providing independent and safe housing options.
About Schaumburg Toyota/Scion:
Schaumburg Toyota/Scion is a member of the Resnick Automotive Group which includes Woodfield Lexus, Midtown Toyota/Scion, Mercedes-Benz of St Charles and Certified Collision Center.
The Resnick family and their Foundation are staunch supporters of numerous charities including Delnor Community Health Care, CASA of Kane County, Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation, Cancer Wellness Center, Lambs Farm and The Emily Dorfman Foundation for Children.
Toyota (NYSE: TM) established operations in the United States in 1957 and currently operates 10 manufacturing plants. Toyota directly employs over 31,000 in the US and its investment here is currently valued at more than $23 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 nearly $700 million 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):
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.
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