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Toshiba Joins the Houston Texans in Donating Hundreds of Backpacks and Supplies to Local YMCA

HOUSTON, TX — August 23, 2016 — Toshiba International Corporation (TIC) joined the Houston Texans for back-to-back years of presenting the School Supply Drive benefiting the Houston Texans YMCA. TIC volunteers co-hosted a booth at Houston Texans training camp which received more than 480 backpacks and 11,000 school supplies distributed at the Houston Texans YMCA in south Houston. Visit the TIC Instagram feed (@MadeByToshiba) for photo and video highlights.

The school supply booth was open throughout training camp to receive monetary donations or items from the school supply wish list. Donors were eligible for prizes including an autographed jersey and Toshiba Canvio Connect II 3TB portable hard drive. Monetary donations also were accepted at the Go Texan Store located onsite at NRG Stadium.

“We are excited about the opportunity to partner with the Texans to help give back locally,” said Kyle Kem, president of the TIC Social Infrastructure Systems Group. “Our volunteers were thrilled to see so many smiling faces when the backpacks were received by the kids at the YMCA.”

Video of the 2016 Houston Texans YMCA Backpack Delivery:

About Toshiba

Toshiba Corporation, a Fortune Global 500 company, channels world-class capabilities in advanced electronic and electrical product and systems into four strategic business domains: Energy Systems & Solutions, Infrastructure Systems & Solutions, Storage & Electronic Devices Solutions Company and Industrial ICT Solutions Company. Guided by the principles of The Basic Commitment of the Toshiba Group, “Committed to People, Committed to the Future,” Toshiba promotes global operations towards securing “Growth Through Creativity and Innovation,” and is contributing to the achievement of a world in which people everywhere live in a safe, secure and comfortable society.

Founded in Tokyo in 1875, today’s Toshiba is at the heart of a global network of over 590 consolidated companies employing over 200,000 people worldwide, with annual sales surpassing 6.5 trillion yen (US$63 billion).
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About Toshiba International Corporation

Toshiba International Corporation (TIC) is a Toshiba America Inc. (TAI) Group Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Toshiba Corporation, and comprised of four divisions - Motors & Drives, Automotive, Power Electronics and Transmission & Distribution. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, TIC provides application solutions to a wide range of industries including general industrial, oil and gas, utilities, datacenters, renewables, HVAC, water/wastewater, and mining. For more information about TIC, please visit www.toshiba.com/tic.

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