Local Charities Vying for New Van from Toyota

Brittany Patterson

If you are looking to make a difference in the community, all you need is a Facebook account.

Three West Tennessee charity organizations are finalists in Toyota's "100 Cars For Good "program, where each has the chance to win a new set of wheels to help them continue serving the community.

Northwest Tennessee Disaster Services in Union City helps by serving victims of disaster and helps people prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies.

The STAR Center of Jackson provides specialized technology and referrals for people with disabilities or special needs in West Tennessee.

The Jackson Area Council on Alcohol (JACOA) wants to use the vehicle to give youth the tools to educate peers on making good decisions.

Each organization will compete against four other organizations across the country for one day only. All you have to do is place a vote. The organization with the most votes at the end of the day wins.

Vote for Northwest Tennessee Disaster Services on Sunday June 3, The STAR Center on Tuesday, June 19, and Jackson Area Council on Alcohol on Monday, August 20.

To vote, log onto


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