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

Saturday, November 03, 2012

CSX, City Year and Second Harvest Food Bank Bring Together 50 Volunteers for Large-Scale Food Distribution19:35 EDT Saturday, November 03, 2012What:   CSX (NYSE: CSX), City Year and Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee brought together 50 volunteers to sort and distribute food for a large-scale distribution. The same group of volunteers constructed rolling dividers and painted interior and exterior surfaces at Greenhouse Ministries.   Who: 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. 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   Why: Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee opened its doors in 1978 to provide a central distribution center for companies, groups and 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. How: CSX is proud to sponsor organizations like City Year in their efforts to improve parks, schools, recreational centers and other public 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. < (Business Wire) -- img alt="" src=""/> CSXEric Hartsock,