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AARP, Toyota collaborate to providing vehicle to Putnam Aging for vaccine outreach


AARP and Toyota Motor North America have teamed up to provide a helping hand to homebound West Virginians struggling in the COVID-19 pandemic, delivering a vehicle to Putnam County Aging Program, Inc. that will support the aging services provider’s outreach efforts in the community.

Given the devastating impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, Toyota and AARP are both committed to driving awareness, education, and access to COVID-19 vaccinations for vulnerable individuals in underserved communities, according to a news release. Building on a 10-year collaboration, Toyota worked with AARP to identify local organizations across nine states focused on providing essential services in underserved communities.

The work with Putnam Aging is an important part of that initiative, according to the release. This vehicle donation is part of Toyota’s providing more than 50 vehicles overall to a variety of organizations in 13 states.

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