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TOPS, Arizona Nonprofit Named Finalist For Toyota's 100 Cars For Good

TEEN OUTREACH PREGNANCY SERIVCES, AZ has been selected as 1 of 500 nonprofit finalists in Toyota’s 100 Cars for Good program, a major philanthropic initiative in which the automaker is giving 100 cars to 100 nonprofits over the course of 100 days.

 
PRLog - Jul. 26, 2012 - TEEN OUTREACH PREGNANCY SERIVCES OF AZ  NAMED A FINALIST IN TOYOTA’S 2012 100 CARS FOR GOOD PROGRAM

Toyota is Donating 100 Cars to 100 Nonprofits in 100 Days – Public to Choose the Winners on Facebook

TEEN OUTREACH PREGNANCY SERIVCES OF AZ  LOVES HEALTHY BABIES. We would use a New Toyota Vehicle to reach and educate Arizona’s pregnant and parenting teens.

TUCSON, AZ – July 25, 2012 – TEEN OUTREACH PREGNANCY SERIVCES OF AZ announced today that it has been selected as one of 500 nonprofit finalists in Toyota’s 100 Cars for Good program, a major philanthropic initiative in which the automaker is giving 100 cars to 100 vehicles over the course of 100 days. TEEN OUTREACH PREGNANCY SERIVCES was selected as a finalist from more than 4,000 applications nationwide.
Each day, 100 Cars for Good will profile five finalists at www.100carsforgood.com. Individual members of the public will be able to vote for which ever nonprofit they think can do the most good with a new vehicle. The nonprofit with the most votes at the end of each day will win one of six Toyota models. Runners-up will each receive a $1,000 cash grant from Toyota.

TEEN OUTREACH PREGNANCY SERIVCES will be up for consideration and your votes on Thursday, August 2, from 7:00am to 8:59pm.
"Everyone at TEEN OUTREACH PREGNANCY SERIVCES is thrilled to have been selected as a finalist for the 2012 100 Cars for Good program," said Laura Pedersen,  Executive Director and Founder of TEEN OUTREACH PREGNANCY SERIVCES "We are grateful for this incredible opportunity to reach more teens with education and support services and hopefully win an in-service vehicle to help us increase our impact in Arizona. We hope everyone will help us spread the word make time to visit www.100carsforgood.com on THURSDAY, AUGUST 2, 2012 to vote for us. A new vehicle would really be a game changer for our ability to FURTHER OUR MISSION, CREATE PUBLIC AWARENESS, PROVIDE COMMUNITY OUTREACH PROGRAMS AND IMPROVE THE HEALTH OF BABIES BORN TO TEEN PARENTS."
"At Toyota, we appreciate what a significant impact a new car can have for nonprofits nationwide," noted Michael Rouse, vice president of philanthropy for Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A. "Toyota has donated more than half a billion dollars to nonprofits across the U.S. over the past 20 years, and 100 Cars for Good allows us to expand that commitment to local communities in important new ways. The 500 finalists are an extraordinary group, and we look forward to the public learning more about them."
100 Cars for Good is the first initiative to directly engage the public to determine how Toyota’s philanthropic donations are awarded.

For more information on TEEN OUTREACH PREGNANCY SERIVCES and its efforts to win one of Toyota’s 100 Cars for Good, please visit TEEN OUTREACH PREGNANCY SERIVCES website at www.teenoutreachaz.org

You can also follow us on Facebook or Twitter at https://www.facebook.com/topsaz
For complete information on 100 Cars for Good and profiles of all 500 finalists, please visit www.100carsforgood.com.

Local residents are encouraged to support TEEN OUTREACH PREGNANCY SERIVCES and their quest for a new Toyota in-service vehicle. If TEEN OUTREACH PREGNANCY SERIVCES receives the most votes and is awarded the vehicle, it will be used to FURTHER THEIR MISSION, CREATE PUBLIC AWARENESS, PROVIDE COMMUNITY OUTREACH PROGRAMS AND HELP IMPROVE THE OUTCOMES FOR TEEN PARENTS AND THEIR BABY.

A six-year, 100,000-mile powertrain warranty will also be provided for each vehicle, compliments of Toyota Financial Services.


About TEEN OUTREACH PREGNANCY SERIVCES
Teen Outreach Pregnancy Services (TOPS) provides teen specific pregnancy, childbirth,and parenting educational support so the teen and her family can experience a positive outcome. We currently provide services in four counties throughout Arizona. We have had our curriculum approved by the Federal government as a promising practice in preventing a second pregnancy in teens that have already experienced one pregnancy. In addition to the educational services the teen parents receive, they are also supported by a case manager that works to make sure the teens emotional, social and physical needs are met while helping the teen goal set for a brighter future. Teens that have enrolled in our free services have experienced healthy outcomes for themselves and their child. TOPS babies average a gestational age of 37 weeks, are above the national average for weight at birth, and 85% of our teens leave the hospital breastfeeding their baby.


About Toyota
Toyota (NYSE: TM) established operations in the United States in 1957 and currently operates 10 manufacturing plants in eight states. Toyota directly employs nearly 30,000 people 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 facilities. Toyota's annual purchasing of parts, materials, goods and services from U.S. suppliers totals more than $23 billion.
Toyota is deeply committed to being a great community partner and is focused on supporting programs in ways that achieve long-term sustainable results. Toyota supports numerous organizations across the country, with a particular concentration on education, the environment and safety. Since 1991, Toyota has contributed more than half a billion dollars to philanthropic programs across the U.S.
For more information on Toyota, please visit www.toyota.com.

About Toyota Financial Services (TFS)
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.

Media Contact:
Debbie Allen
TEEN OUTREACH PREGNANCY SERVICES
520.284.9511
debbie.allen@topsaz.org

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