WATERVILLE, Quebec--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Waterville TG, Inc. (WTG), a subsidiary of automotive manufacturer Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd., announced today its employees donated $23,820 to United Way Centraide through an annual fundraising campaign. Approximately 350 WTG employees from the Quebec location elected to be part of weekly payroll deductions – ranging from 50 cents to $10 CAD – that would go toward the organization.
“Waterville TG and its team members are proud to support United Way Centraide Estrie. Our company values, and our culture at Waterville TG, put a high importance on community involvement and giving back. We are happy to have raised more than more than $23,000 to support United Way Centraide Estrie and to be making a positive difference in the community,” said Junichiro Kako, president of Waterville TG.
This year, there were 15 more team members participating in the program, allowing WTG to raise $3,000 CAD more than the previous year. The company and its employees have been raising money for United Way Centraide annually through employee donation for the past 17 years. In total, team members have raised more than $195,000 CAD, including this years’ donation.
“Centraide Estrie thanks Waterville TG’s employees for their great and loyal generosity. A particular thank you to the company, which allows employees to help even while at work,” said Diane Desrosiers, campaign coordinator at Centraide Estrie.
Toyoda Gosei is a strong supporter of United Way, both in Canada and the Americas. Several of the North American locations support United Way efforts locally, including those in Michigan, Kentucky, and Mexico. United Way is among the many organizations supported by Toyoda Gosei. The company and its team members are committed to bettering surrounding communities through volunteerism, donations, and more.
About Toyoda Gosei
Established in 1949 and headquartered in Kiyosu, Aichi Prefecture, Japan, Toyoda Gosei is a leading specialty manufacturer of rubber and plastic automotive parts and LEDs. Today, the Toyoda Gosei Group provides a variety of high-quality products internationally, with a network of approximately 100 plants and offices in 18 countries and regions. Through its flexible, integrated global supply system and leading-edge technologies for automotive safety, comfort, and environmental preservation, Toyoda Gosei is a global supplier that aims to deliver the highest levels of quality, innovation, and satisfaction to customers worldwide.