On November 18, TFS and the Toyota of Downtown L.A. dealership donated two brand-new 2015 Toyota Siennas to All Peoples Community Center, which provides a broad spectrum of social and educational services and activities to people of all ages. The nonprofit facility will use the vans to provide safe and dependable transportation for the children that participate in its programs.
During the vehicle presentation at All Peoples Community Center, the vans were received by Saundra Bryant, the community center’s Executive Director of 31 years, who thanked TFS and Toyota of Downtown L.A.
“Our friends at Toyota have made this the best holiday ever,” said Bryant.
Also in attendance was Mike Wells, TFS Group Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Product Development; Richard Romero, General Manager of Toyota of Downtown L.A.; board members of All Peoples Community Center; numerous TFS team members; as well as families and children who are recipients of All Peoples’ services.
“Toyota Financial Services considers it an honor to be able to support All Peoples Community Center,” stated Wells, as he thanked Bryant and the community center for all that they do. Wells also thanked Romero from the partnering dealership.
“I grew up very close to All Peoples Community Center,” Romero shared with the crowd. “I’m so touched that we are able to do something to support the community.”
Following the celebration, All Peoples and Toyota sponsored a Thanksgiving dinner for over 1,000 members of the local community. Several TFS team members from the Marketing, AIC, and Community Relations teams joined Wells and the community center staff in volunteering their services at the dinner.
“Thanks to Toyota Financial Services and Toyota of Downtown Los Angeles, the children at All Peoples Community Center now have safe, reliable transportation, and they couldn’t be more excited,” said one of All Peoples’ staff members. “Our humble community center holds much gratitude to the services that Toyota Financial Services provides to the community, and the children simply love their new mode of transportation. Thank you, Toyota!”