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Camp Wapo gets a new vehicle

Amery-based Lake Wapogasset Lutheran Camp has the distinction of being among the first 50 winners of the Toyota 100 Cars for Good program, a national philanthropic program that is awarding 100 cars to 100 nonprofits over the course of 100 consecutive days.

Winners are selected each day through public voting on Facebook at

Starting May 14 and running through Aug. 21, each day five nonprofit organizations are profiled on the 100 Cars for Good Facebook page. Registered Facebook users are able to vote once daily for the nonprofit they think can do the most good with a new vehicle. The organization with the most votes at the end of the day will win a new Toyota vehicle. The four runners-up will each receive a $1,000 cash grant from Toyota.

The majority of the winners provide services in a variety of areas including animal welfare, education, health & safety, and human services to children, adults and the disabled.

Public voting for the 100 Cars for Good program will continue through Aug. 21. Voters may place one vote per day, each day, over the course of the program.

Winning organizations can choose from various Toyota vehicles. Camp Wapo chose a Toyota Tundra for their new vehicle.