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Saturday, August 6, 2011
Angel Acres WINS New Toyota TUNDRA!
Thank you going out to all of the Angel Acres Gang!
As a DIRECT result of YOUR involvement we WON The Toyota Tundra in the 100 Cars for Good Program!!!
Below is our press release for your review!
Once again proving, we could not do what we do without you!
For Immediate Release
Angel Acres Horse Haven Rescue TO RECEIVE NEW TOYOTA VEHICLE TO BETTER SERVE THE COMMUNITY
Toyota 100 Cars for Good Program Names Winning Organization
Glenville, Pa. – August 4, 2011–Toyota is pleased to announce that Angel Acres Horse Haven Rescue was recognized as a winner of Toyota’s 100 Cars for Good program and will receive a Toyota Tundra to better serve the community. The Toyota 100 Cars for Good program is awarding 100 vehicles over the course of 100 days to 100 deserving nonprofit organizations based on votes from the public.
Public voting began on May 9 and continues for 100 consecutive days. Each day, five organizations are profiled on Toyota’s Facebook page and voters may vote for the charity they feel is most deserving of the vehicle. A vehicle will be awarded each day through August 16 for a total of 100 vehicles. Voters may place one vote per day, each day, over the course of the program.
“The outpouring of support and interest in the Toyota 100 Cars for Good program has been tremendous,” Michael Rouse, Toyota Vice President of Philanthropy and Community Affairs. “It is amazing to see how this program has brought individuals, organizations and communities together. We are equally excited to see Angel Acres Horse Haven Rescue utilize their new vehicle to do good in the community.”
Angel Acres Horse Haven Rescue was profiled on Toyota’s Facebook page on August 3, 2011, along with four other finalists who were in the running to receive a new vehicle. Based on support from the community and votes from the public, Angel Acres Horse Haven Rescue was named the August 3, 2011 winner.
The new Toyota Tundra will be used to pick up hay, straw and grain, to pull the horse trailer, to carry supplies, etc. The truck will be used on a daily basis to help with the general daily activities at the horse rescue.
“We are absolutely thrilled to have won a new truck from Toyota! We can’t thank the folks at Toyota enough for creating this great program. This contest really galvanized our online community; folks that didn’t even know each other before the contest started working together to spread the word and rally folks to vote on our behalf,” said Jo Deibel, Founder and Director of Angel Acres Horse Haven Rescue.
The Toyota 100 Cars for Good Program enables 100 organizations to receive a Toyota vehicle to make a greater impact on the community. Since 1991, Toyota has contributed more than $500 million to non-profit organizations, and has always been guided by a strong belief in serving the communities where it does business. If you’d like to learn more, please visit http://www.toyota.com/about/philanthropy/. Go towww.saveahorsenow.org to learn more about Angel Acres Horse Haven Rescue. Angel Acres is GFAS Accredited. (Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries)
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.