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God's Pantry among 15 Kentucky groups hoping to be winners in Toyota's 100 Cars for Good contest

Britt Sewell, a volunteer from St. Luke United Methodist Church, sent a packed box of food down a conveyor to other volunteers sorting food for the hungry at the God's Pantry warehouse on Jaggy Fox Way.
Britt Sewell, a volunteer from St. Luke United Methodist Church, sent a packed box of food down a conveyor to other volunteers sorting food for the hungry at the God's Pantry warehouse on Jaggy Fox Way. Herald-Leader

Toyota's 100 Cars for Good program for 2013 is off and running, with 15 Kentucky nonprofit organizations among the finalists hoping to win new vehicles. One of them is God's Pantry Food Bank in Lexington, which is hoping to receive a Toyota Highlander.

The third annual contest will give away 100 new Toyota vehicles to needy groups over 50 days. Two winners will be selected each day, based on votes cast by the public on Facebook. The public may vote every day of the program, which runs through Nov. 19.

God's Pantry will be one of the groups featured Saturday.

Other Kentucky organizations in the contest, and their voting days, are: Oct. 9, WAVE Foundation, Newport; Oct. 10, USA Cares, Inc., Radcliff; Oct. 12, The Center for Courageous Kids, Scottsville; Oct. 13, Family Scholar House, Louisville; Oct. 19, Kentucky Center for the Arts, Louisville; Oct. 21, Bluegrass Tennis Association, Lexington; Oct. 30, Wesley's Place, Paris; Oct. 31, Nature Conservancy of Kentucky, Lexington; Nov. 2, Feeding America KY's Heartland, Elizabethtown; Nov. 10, YMCA of Central Kentucky, Lexington; Nov. 11, Special Olympics Kentucky Inc., Louisville; Nov. 17, Urban Outreach, Covington; Nov. 18, Stride, Winchester; and Nov. 19, Sheltowee Trace Association Inc., Tollesboro.

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