CSX, City Year and Second Harvest Food Bank Bring Together 50 Volunteers for Large-Scale Food Distribution

  CSX, City Year and Second Harvest Food Bank Bring Together 50 Volunteers for
  Large-Scale Food Distribution

Business Wire

-- November 03, 2012

         CSX (NYSE: CSX), City Year and Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle
         Tennessee brought together 50 volunteers to sort and distribute food
What:   for a large-scale distribution. The same group of volunteers
         constructed rolling dividers and painted interior and exterior
         surfaces at Greenhouse Ministries.

         CSX Corporation, based in Jacksonville, Fla., is one of the nation’s
         leading transportation companies, connecting customers to ports,
         distribution centers and markets across the eastern United States.
         CSX created Beyond Our Rails as an extension of our organization —
         displaying our commitment to Safety, Community, the Environment and
         Wellness through grass-roots volunteerism and focused corporate
         giving -- actively engaging employees and non-profit organizations in
         programs and initiatives designed to make the world a better place.
Who:     City Year is an education-focused, nonprofit organization, founded in
         1988, that partners with public schools to help keep students in
         school and on track to graduate. In 23 communities across the United
         States and through two international affiliates, this innovative
         public-private partnership brings together teams of young AmeriCorps
         members who commit to a year of full-time service in schools. Corps
         members support students by focusing on attendance, behavior, and
         course performance through in-class tutoring, mentoring, and after
         school programs.

When:    7:30 am – 12:30 pm CDT
         Saturday, November 3, 2012

Where:   Greenhouse Ministries
         309 S. Spring Street
         Murfreesboro, TN 37130

         Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee opened its doors in 1978
         to provide a central distribution center for companies, groups and
Why:     individuals who wished to help provide food for hungry people in
         Middle Tennessee. A Mobile Pantry, on average, feeds 200–250 families
         and distributes around 15,000 pounds of food.
         CSX is proud to sponsor organizations like City Year in their efforts
         to improve parks, schools, recreational centers and other public
How:     places in the many types of rural, suburban and urban communities
         that CSX connects and serves. Beyond Our Rails is the CSX commitment
         to improve the lives of people in the communities we serve.

Contact:

CSX
Eric Hartsock, 443-858-4437
ehartsock@exit10.com
 
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