Toyota In Action

Welcome to Meals per Hour, a partnership between Toyota and Food Bank For New York City to improve operations and improve lives. Hear the stories and meet the people who are joining together to bring food, hope and dignity to thousands of New Yorkers. Meet our partners

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Grand Reopening

Exactly 5 months to the date that Hurricane Sandy ravaged Coney Island, Mermaid Avenue is bustling with people.

I’m here witnessing the grand re-launch of Coney Island Lighthouse Community Kitchen, a soup kitchen …

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Cars For Good

In previous posts, I’ve talked about how the Toyota Production System Support Center team helps worthy organizations make the most of their efforts by sharing what the company has learned in over …

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Thriving After Tragedy

When Rev. Vincent Fusco came to assess the damage at Coney Island Lighthouse Community Kitchen after Hurricane Sandy hit, his heart sank. “In a word, it was totalled. Totally and completely wiped …

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A Record of Success

Sharing an automaker’s manufacturing process to help feed people faster may seem like an unusual idea. But Toyota has already proven that in other situations, it’s an idea that really works. …

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Good Change

“One man’s magic is another man’s engineering.”
- Robert A. Heinlein

Toyota’s production system serves as the catalyst for change for the Meals Per Hour program, so I was eager to become educated …

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Food for Thought

As a journalist, I’ve always been interested in how corporations interact with communities, especially after they’ve been impacted by disasters.  They say money talks, but I think that most often, actions speak …

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Project Overview

Hurricane Sandy was one of the most destructive storms of all time, with an estimated $71 billion in damages and countless lives affected. Even today, over four months after the storm hit, many …

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