Toro Donates Vacation Package to ARA Foundation Charity Auction

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Toro Donates Walt Disney World® Vacation Package to American Rental Association (ARA) Foundation Charity Auction
Proceeds from annual auction support key ARA programs

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (January 17, 2017) – The Toro Company has donated a three-night stay at Walt Disney World® Resort to the annual American Rental Association (ARA) Foundation Charity Auction. The auction will be held February 28 during The Rental Show® in Orlando, Fla. Proceeds from the ARA Charity Auction benefit specific ARA Foundation programs including the scholarship program, Rental Advisory Program and the disaster relief and recovery program.

The package includes lodging for up to four at Caribbean Beach, Coronado Springs, Port Orleans French Quarter or Port Orleans Riverside Resort. In addition, the package includes up to four passes for three days to Magic Kingdom, Animal Kingdom, Epcot Center and Hollywood Studios. The estimated value of the package is $2,000.

“We whole-heartedly believe in the beneficial programs the ARA Foundation implements to help their members in a variety of different ways,” said Rick Rodier, vice president, Sitework Systems Business at Toro. “Toro’s contribution of the Disney World package is the least we can do to support the great work the ARA Foundation does year in and year out.”

In 2016, the ARA Foundation charity auction raised $87,450 for 30 items donated by The Rental Show exhibitors.

The Walt Disney World certificate is valid through October 31, 2017. Some restrictions may apply. For more information on the ARA Foundation Charity Auction, please visit:

About The Toro Company
The Toro Company (NYSE: TTC) is a leading worldwide provider of innovative solutions for the outdoor environment including turf, snow and ground engaging equipment, and irrigation and outdoor lighting solutions. With sales of $2.4 billion in fiscal 2016, Toro’s global presence extends to more than 90 countries. Through constant innovation and caring relationships built on trust and integrity, Toro and its family of brands have built a legacy of excellence by helping customers care for golf courses, landscapes, sports fields, public green spaces, commercial and residential properties and agricultural fields. For more information, visit

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