As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Toyota Motor North America, Inc. (TMNA) continues to assist those in need with essential supplies, emergency relief and is providing on-going support to many local organizations and non-profits. These efforts include monetary, \u201cin-kind\u201d donations, plus utilizing several of the company\u2019s North American facilities to fabricate face shields while collaborating with medical device companies to speed the manufacture of ventilators, respirators and other vital devices for hospitals. \u201cToyota\u2019s core value has always been to contribute to society in meaningful ways beyond providing mobility for our customers,\u201d said Ted Ogawa, incoming CEO, TMNA. \u201cWith our plants idled and our dealers focused on servicing customers, we are eager to contribute our expertise and know-how in order to help quickly bring to market the medical supplies and equipment needed to combat the COVID crisis. Our message to the medical equipment community is we are here to help, please utilize our expertise.\u201d For medical device companies and related businesses seeking support in the areas of manufacturing, engineering, supply chain and purchasing, all inquiries can be sent to ToyotaMPICsupport@toyota.com The company has also taken several actions in support of curbing the spread of the virus and helping communities across North America, including: \tFace Shields:\u00a0Working to produce 3-D printed face shields, and mass production will kick off early next week. The first distribution will be to MD Anderson in Houston, UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, and other hospitals in Indiana, Kentucky and Michigan. \tCOVID-19 Masks: Ready to produce COVID-19 masks, currently seeking partners for filters. \tVentilators\/Respirators:\u00a0Finalizing agreements to begin working with at least two companies that produce ventilators and respirators to help increase their capacity. \tToyota Production System Support Center (TSSC): Offering manufacturing\/engineering know-how support to companies to increase their capacity for necessary medical supplies and equipment and will continue to be available to them. Currently working to support Hospitals\/communities on organizing efficient drive-through COVID-19 testing sites. To learn more about TSSC click on the following:\u00a0\u00a0https:\/\/www.tssc.com\/ \tCustomer Financing:\u00a0Toyota Financial Services (TFS) and Lexus Financial Services (LFS) are providing payment relief options to customers who are affected by COVID-19.\u00a0 Affected lease and finance customers may be eligible to take advantage of finance contract payment extensions or lease deferred payments.\u00a0TFS and LFS are also providing options to assist customers at or near the end of their lease who are impacted by the pandemic. \tAdvertising:\u00a0Toyota brand pulled its March sales event advertising and started running a new national ad campaign with an optimistic message to let our customers know that at Toyota, \u201cWe\u2019re here for you.\u201d \tLexus also will release its own advertising this week to reassure luxury customers that we put, \u201cPeople\u00a0First.\u201d \tDonation of Supplies:\u00a0Toyota has made significant donations to hospitals, emergency management teams, and first responders. Items donated include masks, safety glasses, shoe\/boot covers, gloves, blankets, and cotton swabs. \tCommunity and Business Partner Groups:\u00a0Continue to make significant monetary donations to the United Way, food banks and other key non-profit organizations geared towards helping those in need.\u00a0 In addition, the company\u2019s Business Partnering Groups are providing mentoring, university lecturing, health and safety tips for employees, families and pets and additional ways to support the communities in which we operate.