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Street Toyota-Scion Owner Presents Awards at National Philanthropy Day Luncheon


Street Toyota-Scion Owner, Joe Street presented awards at the 2012 National Philanthropy Day Luncheon in Amarillo, Texas.

Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) November 15, 2012

Amarillo citizens participated in the 2012 National Philanthropy Day Luncheon on Thursday, November 15, 2012 at the Amarillo Civic Center. Street Toyota-Scion Owner, Joe Street was the presenter of the awards for the event.

“It was definitely an honor to have been asked to be the emcee of the awards ceremony this year,” Street said. “Especially because I helped present fellow philanthropists to the community and showcase the hard work they have done over the year.”

Street Toyota-Scion is very involved in the community and giving back where they can. Currently Street Toyota-Scion is holding their annual Canned Food Drive and all the items collected will be donated to the Amarillo High Plains Food Bank.

“We are always looking for ways to help out the community,” Street said. “We want to reach as many individuals and organizations as we can in the Panhandle. One of our main ports to reaching many organizations is with the United Way.”

Street Toyota-Scion's philanthropy is United Way. Last year Street Toyota-Scion employees donated over $35,000 to United Way and the dealership donated an additional $10,000. Thirteen employees chose to donate over $1,000 each to United Way last year. Donating $1,000 or more makes the individual a Leader.

“It's a wonderful organization to support because by supporting United Way, we are supporting many great organizations that need help.” Street said.

Street Toyota-Scion employees have many opportunities to volunteer throughout the community this season. For more information on how you can help please contact David Meraz at 806-350-3673.

For more information about Street Toyota Scion visit the dealership at 4500 South Soncy Road in Amarillo, Texas or to chat with a live representative visit

Street Toyota Scion in Amarillo, Texas was established in 1982. A new 58,000 square foot facility on 9 acres is now open at 45th and Soncy. This is a state of the art facility and the customer's comfort has been emphasized from the ample parking right down to the gourmet coffee. Street Toyota is the first dealership in West Texas to become Signature Certified.

Street Toyota Scion has been a valuable corporate citizen in the Panhandle area. They provide support to area nonprofit organizations such as United Way, Better Business Bureau, Amarillo Adult Literacy, Harrington Cancer Center, Meals on Wheels, Make-a-Wish Foundation, Amarillo Symphony, Amarillo Museum of Art, Amarillo Little Theater, Lone Star Ballet, Discovery Center, Globe News Center for the Performing Arts, CACHA (Hispanic Chamber of Commerce) and many other organizations.

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