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They Won! Local Non-profit Wins SUV!

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A local non-profit can now add a new 2011 Toyota SUV Highlander to it's

assets list.

The Senior Citizen Services of Metropolitan Atlanta won the vehicle in the Toyota 100 Cars for Good program.

WABE's Rose Scott has more.

They were one of five non-profit organizations in the contest.

The group needed to win by votes on Toyota's facebook page.

When the votes were tallied, Senior Citizen Services of Metropolitan Atlanta had won:

“thank you, thank you, thank you so, exciting”

Jeffrey Smythe is the executive director.

He says the organization is grateful for everyone support.

The group provides daily meals to seniors who otherwise may go without food so the new SUV is right on time:

“currently our fleet is old to provide more meals for more seniors”

According to the meals on wheels association, Georgia ranks 6th among the 50 states in hunger among senior citizens.