CSX, City Year and Second Harvest Food Bank Bring Together 50 Volunteers for
Large-Scale Food Distribution
-- 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
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.
Eric Hartsock, 443-858-4437
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