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CIT collects nearly 19 tons of food during 7th Annual Employee Food Drive

CIT Group Inc. announced that its Jacksonville-area employees collected nearly 19 tons (37,800 pounds) of food during its 7th Annual Employee Food Drive, bringing its seven year total to more than 87.5 tons (175,000 pounds) collected.

CIT employees collected food and toiletry items for several area organizations including: City Rescue Mission (CRM), which provides help to the homeless and needy in Jacksonville and Northeast Florida; the Sulzbacher Center, which provides comprehensive services street outreach, daily meals, safe shelter, case management support, job placement assistance, medical, dental, and mental health care to the homeless in Jacksonville; the Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind, a state public school located in St. Augustine that is available at no cost to individuals who are deaf/hard of hearing, or blind/visually impaired, and the Mandarin Food Bank, which provides emergency food and clothing to those in need in the Mandarin community in Jacksonville.

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