Toyota Material Handling Australia (TMHA) will enter a car to compete in the Variety Bash B to B, which is scheduled to occur over the 6th – 16th August 2023.
The Variety event is a fund-raising initiative which will see over 80 vehicles driving across Australia, with sponsored donations made via the Variety Club website.
Starting in Bathurst NSW, the Variety Bash B to B registered cars will traverse over 5,500km in total, with eleven stops including Broken Hill (NSW), Coober Pedy (SA), Leonora (WA), before finishing in the Batavia Coast (WA).
Stops will also be made to schools with donations of items and equipment to be made.
The TMHA car entered into the Variety Bash B to B is a 1976 Toyota Crown Super Salon Sedan, which has been named the “Toyota Forklifts Legends” car. It will be driven by TMHA employees from both Head Office and branch network.
Unique to the TMHA car is custom livery comprising Toyota Forklifts and Australian animals, including a koala, kangaroo, platypus and cockatoo.
The TMHA car also has been designed to be “coloured in”, with kids at each of the eleven stops given permanent markers to colour in a section of the car.
President and CEO of TMHA Steve Takacs said “TMHA is proud to be taking part in such a important fund- raising activity and to support a children’s charity as vital as the Variety Club”.
“We are also looking forward to our staff being able to meet the public across our beautiful Australian landscape, and we look forward to engaging with kids and having them colour in a section of our Toyota Forklift Legends car as a memento of our participation in this worthy cause,” Takacs said.
To donate please visit https://fundraise.varietynswact.org.au/fundraisers/toyotaforklifts