Toyota donates truck to Pelican rescue
MIAMI (WSVN) -- A major auto maker has been driven to help organizations nationwide who give back to their communities, and one of these organizations reaping the benefits is located in South Florida.
Kendall Toyota donated a brand new Tundra pickup to the Pelican Harbor Seabird Station in Miami, as part of the automaker's 100 Cars For Good Program, which donates 100 vehicles to 100 non-profits nationwide, over 100 days.
Brian Fox, Executive Director of the Pelican Harbor Seabird Station was overjoyed. "This is a dream come true," he said. "We run a very small charity, very modest means. There is no way we could ever afford something like this on our own."
Frank Marsala, General Manager of Kendall Toyota, said, "They help all the animals here in Miami-Dade County with the seabird rescues from the fishing lines to the hurricanes, and this truck will really be put to good use."
The animal organization says Toyota's donation will allow them to better serve injured pelicans and other marine life in Miami-Dade.
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