Toyota Canada Inc. and Toyota Financial Services donate $100,000 to Canadian Red Cross
TORONTO, ON., (July 2, 2013) – To assist people affected by the floods in Alberta, Toyota Canada Inc. (TCI) and Toyota Financial Services (TFS) today committed $100,000 in support of relief efforts in the province by the Canadian Red Cross.
“It has been heartbreaking to witness the devastating effects of the flooding in Calgary and other Alberta communities,” said Seiji Ichii, President and CEO, Toyota Canada Inc. “It is important that we provide this assistance so it can have the maximum impact to help those in need.”
“Our thoughts are with everyone who has been affected by this major disaster,” added Larry Baldesarra, President of Toyota Financial Services. “Today’s donation is just one effort among many during this difficult time, as Canadians across the country have once again demonstrated their exceptional compassion and generosity when needed most.”
The financial assistance will be used by the Canadian Red Cross, an organization dedicated to providing humanitarian support to Canadian communities in need. Through the help of volunteers who donate their time and financial support, the Canadian Red Cross continues to improve the lives of people in Canada and abroad.
Financial support with a cash donation to the Canadian Red Cross can be made atwww.redcross.ca.
About Toyota Canada Inc.
Toyota Canada Inc. (TCI) is the exclusive Canadian distributor of Toyota, Lexus and Scion cars, SUVs and trucks. Toyota offers the most fuel efficient passenger car fleet in Canada, led by the industry’s largest selection of advanced technology vehicles such as the Toyota Prius. With a rich history of respect for the environment, Toyota Canada Inc. and its Dealerships align with like-minded organizations including Evergreen and through the Toyota Canada Foundation, Earth Day Canada, Scientists in School and the Traffic Injury Research Foundation (TIRF), to make things better where we live, work and play. TCI’s head office is in Toronto, with regional offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Montreal and Halifax and parts distribution centres in Toronto and Vancouver.
About Toyota Financial Services
Toyota Financial Services (TFS) provides retail, leasing and wholesale financial services to Toyota, Lexus and Scion dealerships and customers across Canada. TFS is a member of Toyota Financial Services Corporation (TFSC), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Toyota Motor Corporation in Japan with the Canadian operation headquarters in Markham, Ontario.