Toyota Donates $250,000 to Oklahoma Tornado Relief Efforts

  Toyota Donates $250,000 to Oklahoma Tornado Relief Efforts

            Local Organizations in Affected Areas To Receive Funds

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- May 23, 2013

Toyota today announced a $250,000 donation to support relief and rebuilding
efforts for victims of the tornado that hit Moore, Oklahoma and the greater
Oklahoma City area on May 20. Funds will be allocated to immediate response
and for mid-to-long term needs in the areas of food, small business
revitalization and home rebuilding. Toyota will also match employee

“On behalf of Toyota, we express our sincere condolences to everyone impacted
by this devastating tornado. Our thoughts are with the affected families as
they work to rebuild their lives,” said Latondra Newton, group vice president
of philanthropy and chief diversity officer.

About Toyota

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 United States and its investment here is currently valued at
more than $19.5 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. To date, Toyota
has contributed nearly 700 million to philanthropic programs in the United

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


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