The Humane Society of Huron Valley named finalist in Toyota 100 Cars for Good Program
Toyota to Donate Vehicle to Local Nonprofit Organizations Based on Public Votes
For Immediate Release:
Ann Arbor, MI —The Humane Society of Huron Valley is one of 500 finalists in Toyota’s 100 Cars for Good program, which will award vehicles to 100 nonprofit organizations based on votes from the public. This program began on May 9, 2011, and will run through the end of August, 2011.
Toyota’s 100 Cars for Good program will showcase five non-profit organizations each day for 100 days on Toyota’s Facebook page, facebook.com/toyota. Visitors to the page can vote once a day for the organization that they feel is most deserving of a new Toyota vehicle. The Humane Society of Huron Valley (HSHV) will be one of the five organizations highlighted for voting on Saturday, August 6, 2011.
Local residents are encouraged to support HSHV and their quest for a new Toyota van. If HSHV receives the most votes and is awarded the vehicle, it will be used by our Rescue and Cruelty department to help save hundreds more animals in need in our community.
About the Humane Society of Huron Valley:
The Humane Society of Huron Valley, located in Ann Arbor, was recently awarded the ‘Best Large Animal Shelter in Michigan” by the Michigan Pet Fund Alliance for saving the most lives. HSHV is an independent 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and relies solely on donations from businesses and individuals to support our community programs. The mission of HSHV is to promote responsible and compassionate care of all animals in our community. For more information, call (734) 662-5585 or visit www.hshv.org.
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 http://www.toyota.com/community.