Friday, June 1, 2012
Kentucky nonprofits vying for new Toyota in 100 Cars for Good – vote in June competition
Voting in June for Toyota’s 100 Cars for Good will include eight Kentucky nonprofits vying to win a new Toyota automobile. In the second year of the program. Toyota will award 100 cards over 100 days to 100 nonprofits who are winners of daily voting for five candidates.
In all 19 nonprofit organizations across Kentucky were among the finalists.
The voting must be done through the 100 Cars for Good page on Facebook.
Clark County Community Services is one of the five nonprofits up for voting tomorrow (June 2), Day 20 of the giveaway program. Clark County Community Services, Winchester|, helps families in crisis by providing food, clothing, shelter and utility assistance while encouraging them toward self-sufficiency.
Mark your calendars to vote for these Kentucky nonprofits through June:
• June 4, Day 22, The Center for Courageous Kids, Scottsville: Offers summer camp and weekend retreats free of charge for children battling illnesses and their families.
•June 5, Day 23, Chrysalis House, Lexington: An adoption and foster family agency helping local families with domestic and international adoptions.
•June 8, Day 26 LifeLine Ministries of Northern Kentucky, Elsmere: A volunteer-run operation offering groceries, clothing, furniture & bedding, baby-related items, household items and fresh produce to local families and individuals in need.
• June 9, Day 27, God’s Pantry Food Bank, Lexington: For 56 years, God’s Pantry has been collecting and distributing donated food to agencies across central and eastern Kentucky.
• June 14, Day 32 Girl Scouts of Kentucky’s Wilderness Road Council, Lexington: Builds courage, confidence, and character in girls through outdoor adventures, donating food to the hungry and volunteering.
•June 24, Day 41 Upside Therapeutic Riding, Inc., Louisville: Provides pediatric physical therapy using Hippotherapy, or treatment aided by a horse.
• June 27, Day 45 Franklin County Humane Society, Frankfort: Promotes humane treatment of animals and works to reduce pet overpopulation through adoption, education, sheltering and spay/neuter programs.
A complete list of finalists is available at 100carsforgood.com.
So far there have been no winners from Kentucky. Last year, there were eleven.