Operation BBQ Relief Named Finalist in Toyota Cars for Good Program

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Kansas City based organization, Operation BBQ Relief is one of 250 finalists in Toyota’s 100 Cars for Good program, which will award vehicles to 100 nonprofit organizations based on votes from the public beginning Oct. 1, 2013.

Kansas City based organization, Operation BBQ Relief is one of 250 finalists in Toyota’s 100 Cars for Good program, which will award vehicles to 100 nonprofit organizations based on votes from the public beginning Oct. 1, 2013.

Toyota’s 100 Cars for Good program will showcase five nonprofit organizations each day for 50 days at Facebook.com/Toyota. Visitors to the page will receive two votes each day to select two separate winning organizations they feel are most deserving of new Toyota vehicles. Operation BBQ Relief will be one of the five organizations highlighted for voting on October 3rd.

Local residents are encouraged to support Operation BBQ Relief in the quest for a new Toyota Tundra. If Operation BBQ Relief receives the most votes and is award the vehicle, it will be used to provide humanitarian disaster relief in times of disaster throughout North America.

About Operation BBQ Relief
Operation BBQ Relief is a non-profit organization that provides hope, compassion, friendship and a hot meal to those affected by natural disaster. Since its inception in 2011, Operation BBQ Relief has been able to prepare over 450,000 meals for those in need. We use our love and passion of barbeque to help those whose lives have been affected by natural disaster.
About Toyota.

Toyota established operations in the United States in 1957 and currently operates 10 manufacturing plants. Toyota directly employs over 31,000 in the U.S. 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.

Media Contact:         
David Marks
Operation BBQ Relief
610-564-0885

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