BGCMB Receives Over $24,000 in Donations From Toyota & Auction Partners


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 Boys & Girls Clubs of Metropolitan Baltimore Received over $24,000 in Donations to Support College Readiness Program for Teens from Toyota Financial Services and Auction Partners

Boys & Girls Clubs of Metropolitan Baltimore was awarded over $24,000 from Toyota Financial Services (TFS) and its three auto remarketing firms, ADESA (, Manheim (, and Norwalk Auto Auctions ( This is part of a larger contribution of $464, 425 from Toyota to Boys & Girls Clubs of America that will be divided equally among 19 local Boys &Girls Clubs currently running Diplomas to Degrees (d2D), the organization’s college readiness program.

Launched in 2012, d2D is a program, supported by Toyota, providing tools, resources, and support to Club teens to help prepare them to move from high school to college graduation. 

“Community Service is putting our action in motion financially and mentoring our youth for the future, Toyota Cares” said Eric Levi, Diplomas 2 degrees Ambassador for Toyota Financial Services.

About Boys & Girls of Metropolitan Baltimore

Boys & Girls Clubs of Metropolitan Baltimore has played an integral role in the Baltimore City community for over 5 years, providing daily programs and services to over 4,000 youth.  The Clubs are open Monday - Friday after school with programs that emphasize education and career enhancement, character and leadership development, health and life skills, the arts, sports, fitness and recreation.  For more information on BGCMB please visit

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 and 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 over 3,300 associates nationwide, and has managed assets totaling $91.7 billion.  It is part of a worldwide network of comprehensive financial services offered by Toyota Financial Services Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Toyota Motor Corporation.  For more information, please visit



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