Tell your friends and vote for TLC Meals on Wheels at www.100carsforgood.com on July 28th.
Toyota’s 100 Cars for Good is an online contest among charitable nonprofit programs. More than 4,000 applied, and 500 nonprofits were selected nationwide as finalists. For 100 days, five programs compete each day for votes, and one of those five wins a vehicle.
We are hoping to win a new Toyota Highlander to help transport large quantities of donated food from the Whole Foods Market or from the Food Bank of the Rockies (a 40-mile round trip), pick up pet food from four stores in our 95-square mile territory, and carry pans of food for the daily lunch at Sarah Care. We are fortunate to be able to “pay forward” in-kind food donations by sharing them with local food banks, but the lack of a large vehicle often frustrates us in getting food to them in a timely manner. A large, reliable vehicle would provide a resource for a volunteer whose car isn’t suitable for these tasks.
As our delivery routes grow, a vehicle would also enable us to establish a satellite location where we could drop off meals or groceries to be picked up by volunteers who live a great distance from our kitchen. Help us win a new car to make an even bigger difference!
A side benefit of this contest is its potential to increase the number of people who learn about TLC Meals on Wheels. As we draw closer to Saturday, July 28th, we want more and more people to “like” our Facebook page. By becoming a “fan” of TLC Meals on Wheels, you’ll have access to updates on our activities. Also, this is a good time to “subscribe” to our “email news updates” by clicking on the link at our Home Page. Thank you for accepting this invitation to help us win!