Cypress, CA Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. recently presented
world-renowned charity Feed the Children with a check for $5,000 with
support from the STAR Touring and Riding group and Yamaha employees.
Yamaha has worked with Feed the Children for more than 10
years, raising several hundred thousand dollars and feeding tens of
thousands of children. Feed the Children is an international and
nonprofit relief organization that delivers food, medicine, clothing
and other necessities to individuals, children and families who lack
Yamaha employees at the Cypress headquarters raised the $5,000 during
the year through office-wide fundraisers and filled a Feed the
Children food truck with 400 boxes of food, juice, chips and personal
items. After the check presentation ceremony by Yamaha Motor Corp.,
U.S.A. President Masato Adachi, 60 members of the Star Motorcycles
Touring and Riding Association were led by police escort to deliver
the goods via motorcycles. Working with the Community Action
Partnership of Garden Grove and Calvary Chapel West Grove, the items
were distributed to 400 local families in need.
"We are proud to support a meaningful and worthwhile organization like
Feed the Children," said Bob Starr, general manager of corporate
communications for Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A. "Our Star riders are
proud to personally contribute to such a worthy cause. Yamaha looks
forward to continuing our support for many years to come."