Batter Up: Toyota Spotlights Youth Programs at Annual Congressional Baseball Game

Toyota Awards New Corolla to Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s National
Youth of the Year

Toyota Financial Services and Girl Scouts of the USA Highlight
Importance of Financial Education

WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The House and Senate sent their best aces and sluggers to the baseball
diamond last night – swinging their bats, flashing some leather and
tearing around the bases at the annual Congressional Baseball Game.

When the dust finally settled, the Republicans took the game from the
Democrats with a score of 8-7. But it was Boys & Girls Clubs of America
and the Girl Scouts of the USA who were the real winners, thanks in part
to Toyota.

“Toyota is thrilled to support this year’s Congressional Baseball Game
with our friends from Boys & Girls Clubs of America and the Girl Scouts
of the USA, two organizations with which we share a common commitment to
helping our nation’s youth become tomorrow’s leaders,” said Al Smith,
Group Vice President, Service Operations & Corporate Planning, Toyota
Financial Services. “To enjoy the excitement of the game while
celebrating the successes of such promising young people – it’s truly

Boys & Girls Clubs of America National Youth of
the Year and Toyota

Toyota awarded a new Corolla and $5,000 to cover expenses associated
with car ownership to Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s 2015-16 National
Youth of the Year, Whitney Stewart as part of Toyota’s multi-year
partnership in support of the youth leadership program.

Stewart, who is from Sarasota, Fla., was selected for her service and
leadership in her community, academic excellence and dedication to
living a healthy lifestyle. While in high school, she attained the rank
of Junior R.O.T.C. Regimental Commander, her school’s top leadership
position, and started SEED to SOIL, an educational club which focuses on
healthy lifestyles and sustainable agriculture. Stewart recently
completed her freshman year at the University of Pennsylvania, where she
is majoring in political science with a minor in economics, and has
plans to become an attorney in the Air Force, followed by a career in
politics and academia.

“As the National Youth of the Year, I am proud to represent the nearly
four million kids and teens who are part of Boys & Girls Clubs across
the country,” said Stewart. “Thanks to Toyota’s support of the Youth of
the Year program, I’ve received scholarships that have made my college
dream a reality. Now, I am especially excited to drive my new Toyota

“With the generous support of partners like Toyota, we’re able to
provide Boys & Girls Clubs youth with opportunities they may not
otherwise have,” said Julie Teer, Chief Development & Public Affairs
Officer of Boys & Girls Clubs of America. “The Youth of the Year program
positively impacts thousands of incredible kids and teens, like Whitney,
to help build leadership skills and put them on the path to a great

Toyota is the Signature Sponsor of Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s Youth
of the Year program, and this is the sixth year that the company has
donated a new Corolla to the national winner. Learn more at

Girl Scouts of the USA and Toyota Financial
Services (TFS)

TFS’s Al Smith joined Lynn Gangone, a member of Girl Scouts of the USA
National Board of Directors, and local Girl Scouts from the Girl Scouts
Nation’s Capital council at home plate to talk about the importance of
financial literacy and their partnership in developing “Driving My
Financial Future,” a multi-year initiative to make financial education
accessible to tens of thousands of Girl Scouts nationwide. Learn more at this

“Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) greatly appreciates and values the
generous financial support of Toyota Financial Services (TFS), which
enables us to extend the reach of its financial literacy programming to
26,000 underserved girls across the country,” said Gangone. “Through the
‘Driving My Financial Future’ program, GSUSA and TFS provide girls with
knowledge, tools and resources to raise their confidence in financial
decision-making and to build their financial skills.”

About Toyota Financial Services

TFS is the finance and insurance brand for Toyota in the United States,
offering retail auto financing and leasing through Toyota Motor Credit
Corporation (TMCC) and Toyota Lease Trust. TFS also offers extended
service contracts through Toyota Motor Insurance Services (TMIS). Lexus
Financial Services is the brand for financial products for Lexus dealers
and customers. TFS currently employs approximately 3,200 associates
nationwide, and has assets totaling over $115 billion. It is part of a
worldwide network of comprehensive financial services offered by Toyota
Financial Services Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Toyota
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Points of Light has named TFS one of its Civic 50, the most
community-minded companies in the nation. For more information about the
company’s support of financial literacy, youth development programs, and
other community initiatives, please visit

About Boys & Girls Clubs of America

For more than 150 years, Boys & Girls Clubs of America (
has enabled young people most in need to achieve great futures as
productive, caring, responsible citizens. Today, more than 4,100 Clubs
serve nearly 4 million young people annually through Club membership and
community outreach. Clubs are located in cities, towns, public housing
and on Native lands throughout the country, and serve military families
in BGCA-affiliated Youth Centers on U.S. military installations
worldwide. They provide a safe place, caring adult mentors, fun,
friendship, and high-impact youth development programs on a daily basis
during critical non-school hours. Priority programs emphasize academic
success, good character and citizenship, and healthy lifestyles. In a
Harris Survey of alumni, 54 percent said the Club saved their lives.
National headquarters are located in Atlanta. Learn more at

About Girl Scouts of the USA

We’re 2.7 million strong—1.9 million girls and 800,000 adults who
believe girls can change the world. It began over 100 years ago with one
woman, Girl Scouts’ founder Juliette Gordon “Daisy” Low, who believed in
the power of every girl. She organized the first Girl Scout troop on
March 12, 1912, in Savannah, Georgia, and every year since, we’ve made
her vision a reality, helping girls discover their strengths, passions,
and talents. Today we continue the Girl Scout mission of building girls
of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better
place. We’re the preeminent leadership development organization for
girls. And with programs for girls from coast to coast and across the
globe, Girl Scouts offers every girl a chance to do something amazing.
To volunteer, reconnect, donate, or join, visit


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