N.A.I.C.A., Inc. Named Finalist In Toyota 100 Cars For Good Program
NAICA, Inc. is one of 500 finalists in Toyota’s 100 Cars for Good program, which will award vehicles to 100 nonprofit organizations based on votes from the public beginning May 9, 2011.
Bronx, NY (I-Newswire) May 5, 2011 - Toyota’s 100 Cars for Good program will showcase five non-profit organizations each day for 100 days on Toyota’s Facebook page, facebook.com/toyota. Visitors to the page can vote once a day for the organization that they feel is most deserving of a new Toyota vehicle. NAICA, Inc. will be one of the five organizations highlighted for voting on Saturday, June 25, 2011.
Everyone is encouraged to support NAICA, Inc. and their quest for a new Toyota Sienna Mobility. If NAICA, Inc. receives the most votes and is awarded the vehicle, it will be used to transport homeless individuals to and from NAICA's transitional shelter so that they are ensured of having housing available to them. We will also use the vehicle to transport families from our housing developments to and from appointments so that they maintain their rent subsidies and continue to successfully transition from homeless shelters to stabile permanent housing. On weekends during the Little League Baseball season the vehicle will be used to transport little leaguers to and from their games.
About NAICA, Inc.
The Neighborhood Association for Inter-Cultural Affairs, Inc., (NAICA) is a not-for-profit corporation that has been providing housing intervention and assistance services to residents of the Bronx since it was established in 1974. NAICA’s mission is to empower the residents of The Bronx by providing culturally sensitive services to children, youth, seniors and families. The agency’s core methods of services include affordable housing development & construction, housing management, legal assistance and representation, homeless prevention & stabilization, case management/case work, and community education and development. NAICA has successfully provided stable housing and prevented the eviction of thousands of families as a result of its many housing developments and successful anti-eviction legal representation program.
Toyota (NYSE: TM) established operations in the United States in 1957 and currently operates 10 manufacturing plants, including one under construction. Toyota directly employs nearly 30,000 in the U.S. and its investment here is currently valued at more than $18 billion, including sales and manufacturing operations, research and development, financial services and design.
Toyota is committed to being a good corporate citizen in the communities where it does business and believes in supporting programs with long-term sustainable results. Toyota supports numerous organizations across the country, focusing on education, the environment and safety. Since 1991, Toyota has contributed more than $500 million to philanthropic programs in the U.S.
For more information on Toyota's commitment to improving communities nationwide, visit http://www.toyota.com/community.
About Neighborhood Association for Inter-Cultural Affairs, Inc.
NAICA is a not-for-profit, multi-service, family-oriented housing and human service agency that prov More..ides culturally sensitive services to children, youth, seniors and families. The agency's core methods of services include affordable housing development & construction, housing management, legal assistance and representation, homeless prevention & stabilization, case management/case work, and community education and development. NAICA is also a proud sponsor of Little League Baseball and currently is in the process of opening a transitional homeless shelter for homeless adult males. The NAICA Legal Services Program serves over seven hundred families annually who are at risk of being evicted. NAICA has successfully prevented the eviction of thousands of Bronx families.Less..
Neighborhood Association for Inter-Cultural Affairs, Inc.
1075 Grand Concourse, Suite 1B
Phone : 718-538-3344
Published On:May 5, 2011
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