Toyota Financial Services proudly awarded college scholarships totaling $1 million to 101 students across the nation this year through Making Life Easier (MLE), its signature corporate social responsibility initiative. Since its inception of MLE in 2007, TFS has provided $2.4 million in scholarships to 569 students who have shown academic achievement and volunteered in their communities.
Originating with the Boys and Girls Clubs of East Los Angeles, the MLE scholarship program has now expanded to include Chandler Education Foundation, Boys & Girls Clubs of America Youth of the Year awardees, Boys & Girls Clubs participating in the TFS-sponsored college readiness initiative Diplomas to Degrees (d2D), and select nonprofit partners across the nation.
TFS is committed to making life easier in communities where its associates live and work. Through MLE, the company supports economically disadvantaged children, teens, and young adults through mentorship, volunteerism, scholarships, college preparation, life skills, and educational programs and services. Stay tuned for stories featuring some of the students honored this year.
For a list of the 2013 MLE scholarship recipients, click HERE.
For the full press release, click HERE.