TFS Wins Civic 50 Award!


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TFS has been named one of the most community-minded companies in the nation by Bloomberg and Points of Light Foundation.  TFS is one of this year’s Civic 50, the latest of several accolades the company has received for its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives.  See Points of Light’s video explaining the Civic 50:

Points of Light president, Tracy Hoover, commended the Civic 50 honorees in the Huffington Post on Monday.

“Please take a moment to celebrate these companies for their great and continued efforts,” said Hoover.  “And as the holidays approach, I hope you’ll put your money where your values are and use your purchasing power to support all the companies that are doing great work in their communities.”  Read the full article at


DJ Bryant, CSCC mentor, partners with d2d students at Boys & Girls Club of Cedar Rapids during year-end celebration

The Civic 50 honors 50 companies each year as determined by an annual survey.  Winners are selected based on four dimensions of their national community engagement programs; Integration, Investment, Impact, and Institutionalization.  TFS scored very well in all four categories, and is the #1 company in this year’s Integration category, which evaluates how well companies integrate community programs into their business functions.  TFS is being specifically recognized for such initiatives as the ‘Go Green’ paperless billing cause marketing campaign, and the development of its own CSR Index, made possible by the partnership between the Community Relations and Business Intelligence teams.

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Ray Specht, TFS Corporate Manager of Industry & Legislative Affairs, and fellow mentor read to an elementary school student

TFS accepted the award at a reception at Bloomberg’s New York offices on December 8th.  Mark Simmons (TFS Corporate Manager of Communications, Government Affairs, and Community Relations) and Jennifer Rochkind (Community Relations Manager at TMA) attended the reception on behalf of Toyota.  TFS is proudly recognized alongside companies such as Bank of America, Hewlett-Packard, and UPS, and is ranked in the Top 3 companies in the financial sector.  For more information on the Civic 50 and the latest trends on community engagement, view the report at


Teen directors enjoy the “d2D Graduation” at CSCW

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Crystal Kasey, Community Ambassador from Boston DSSO, and BGC club partner at Community Ambassador Conference


CSCW Mentor partners with student from Guadalupe club during d2D session