Provides $750,000 to support immediate and long-term
Payment relief options extended to affected
Toyota and Lexus customers
Texas, Aug. 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Toyota
announced today $750,000 in donations
to assist with immediate needs and long-term recovery efforts
following catastrophic flooding in Eastern Kentucky. Toyota employees are also
rallying to support immediate needs through donation drives.
The Foundation for Appalachian
Kentucky – Flood Relief Fund will receive $500,000 to help support families throughout
eastern Kentucky struggling for
access to shelter, food, water and other basic needs.
SBP, Toyota's longstanding disaster resilience, response
and recovery partner, will receive $250,000 to help guide survivors as they navigate
the federal funding application and appeals processes, share
on-line recovery tools and work with high-risk communities on how
to mitigate and prepare for future disasters.
"When disasters like this occur, it's important that we do
everything possible to help ensure Kentuckians have the support and
resources needed to recover and rebuild," said Tellis Bethel, group vice president, chief
social innovation officer, Toyota Motor North America. "Our hearts
go out to all of those impacted."
Toyota is providing
double-matching contributions for all donations made by U.S.-based
employees to support The Foundation for Appalachian Kentucky,
SBP and The American Red Cross.
Additionally, Toyota will match all contributions made by its
dealer partners as a part of the effort.
Toyota Financial Services is
offering payment relief options to its impacted customers. This
broad outreach includes any Toyota Financial Services (TFS) or
Lexus Financial Services (LFS) customer in the designated disaster
Impacted lease and finance customers residing in the affected
areas may be eligible to take advantage of several payment relief
options, some of which include:
- extensions and lease deferred payments;
- redirecting billing statements; and
- arranging phone or online payments.
Customers who would like to discuss their account options are
encouraged to contact TFS or LFS.
Toyota Financial Services customers: Call
800-874-8822 or contact TFS via email using the Mail
Center function after logging
Lexus Financial Services customers:
Call 800-874-7050 or contact LFS via email using
the Mail Center function after logging
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the cultural fabric in North
America for more than 60 years, and is committed to
advancing sustainable, next-generation mobility through our Toyota
and Lexus brands, plus our more than 1,800
Toyota directly employs more than 48,000 people in
North America who have contributed
to the design, engineering, and assembly of nearly 43 million cars
and trucks at our 13 manufacturing plants. By 2025, Toyota's
14th plant in North Carolina will begin to manufacture
automotive batteries for electrified vehicles. With more
electrified vehicles on the road than any other automaker, more
than a quarter of the company's 2021 North American sales were
Through the Start Your Impossible campaign, Toyota highlights
the way it partners with community, civic, academic and
governmental organizations to address our society's most pressing
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SOURCE Toyota Motor North America