Daily Clarion staff report

PRINCETON—Toyota Indiana recently donated more than $100,000 to non profits throughout the region.

“With more than 5,000 team members coming from about a 75-mile radius around our plant, we look to support organizations that provide services here in the Tri-State,” said Dan Potje, vice president of administration at the local plant.

Toyota reviews grant requests semi-annually, with deadlines in May and December, The company supports projects that focus on youth and education, diversity, environment and safety.

Donations in the most recent grant cycle include:

St. Mary’s Medical Foundation Cornette Ball, Growth Alliance for Greater Evansville’s Makerspace at Innovation Pointe, Owensville Carnegie Public Library’s science, technology, engineering, art and math programs;

Evansville-Vanderburgh County Human Relations Commission celebration of diversity awards; Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Ohio Valley Memory Maker project; Vanderburgh County 4-H school enrichment program; Evansville Parks Foundation Inc.’s National Public Lands Day;

Emergency Shelter for Women Inc.’s “Movin’ On Up” program, Family Day in the Park cultural celebration; Diversity and Inclusion Institute for Change Latino Summit; City of Princeton beautification projects; LST 325 volunteer appreciation dinner;

Red Ribbon Committee for a Drug-Free Gibson County Red Ribbon Rally; Muscular Dystrophy Association promotions on WFIE; Vincennes University Foundation’s Alumni Community Series; Girl Scouts of Southwest Indiana Pearls of Wisdom dinner; WNIN Kid’s Fest; Newburgh Fire Department defibrillators; City of Princeton recognition for USCT soldiers; Albion Fellows Bacon Center Celebrating Women to Succeed event;

Congregations Acting for Justice and Empowerment Research to Action; Daviess County Partnership Financial Case Management programs; Tri-State Alliance TSA Youth Group; Public Education Foundation of Evansville’s Career Exploration Day and Technology Showcase; Princeton Daily Clarion’s Newspapers in Education; Evansville IceMen Grades for Blades and Education Day;

Evansville Museum for Arts, History and Science Museum Ball and After Party; Evansville African American Museum’s Colour of Humanity Gala; East Gibson Dollars for Scholars.

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