Golden Harvest Food Bank competing to win Toyota minivan

Monday, Oct. 28, 2013 12:51 AM
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Golden Harvest Food Bank is asking the community to help it win a new set of wheels.

Today, Golden Harvest is competing against four other charitable organizations to win a vehicle from Toyota. The 100 Cars for Good campaign will donate 100 vehicles in 50 days.

On each day of the 50-day campaign, five nonprofits compete on Facebook. Voters can choose two organizations they think could use a new car. The two tallying the most votes win a Toyota vehicle of their choice.

The three runners-up receive a $1,000 grant for their organization.

Golden Harvest has requested a Toyota Sien­na minivan to help transport food and other goods throughout the large area it serves in Georgia and South Carolina.

“We have 30 counties we have to reach,” marketing manager Tanika Mason said. “We have our big trucks that are out there, but we need to get to our agencies and partner organizations in the far-away counties.”

In 2011, Golden Harvest won a Toyota minivan from the campaign.

Mason said the charity is spreading the word via social media to vote today. It relies heavily on people familiar with the Golden Harvest mission to encourage friends to participate.

“With as many people as we serve and the area we span across, I think Augusta is supportive,” Mason said.


To vote for Golden Harvest to win a Toyota minivan, visit today between 10 a.m. and 11:59 p.m., log into your Facebook account and make it one of your two choices.

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RoadkiII 10/28/13 - 07:26 am
How about a link to the site?

How about a link to the site?

citizen7 10/28/13 - 08:28 am
0 voting
voting starts at 10am today.

bdouglas 10/28/13 - 08:57 am

That would be below the story in the "HOW TO VOTE" box...

itsanotherday1 10/28/13 - 09:18 am
Golden Harvest is a top notch

Golden Harvest is a top notch charity in terms of dollars distributed vs dollars received. Very efficient.

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