Choose Your Charity

The voting has ended and the winners will be announced the week of September 15. We will be donating $10,000 to the charity that received the most votes, $5,000 to the first runner-up, and $2,500 to the second runner-up.

Ft. Lauderdale, FL

4KIDS of South Florida

4KIDS of South Florida cares and provides for children who have been abused, neglected, or abandoned, teens who are experiencing a crisis pregnancy, and youth who have aged-out of the system and are at risk of becoming homeless. www.4KIDSofsfl.org

Mexico City, Mexico

Comedor Vicentino

Servicing downtown Mexico City, they provide medical care, food & clothing to socially marginalized people: unemployed, elderly, drug-addicted, HIV, street people and families with limited resources. www.comedorvicentino.com

New York, NY

Concrete Safaris

Children decide how they want to improve their health, and create that change through year-round, experiential education based green exercise programs. They design & install gardens that beautify & nourish the public housing property where they live. www.concretesafaris.org

Danville, VA

Danville House of Hope Homeless Shelter

House of Hope serves homeless people from any gender, race, young or old in the City of Danville, Pittsylvania County, & Martinsville.  We demonstrate kindness and goodwill. We provide safe overnight stay, hot meals, and many support services. www.danvillehoh.org

Burlington, Canada

Food For Life

Seven days a week, we collect surplus perishable food from grocery stores, retail & wholesale food suppliers. Daily food deliveries go to 100 community programs in low-income neighbourhoods in Oakville, Burlington, Milton, Acton and Georgetown. www.foodforlife.ca

Morris Plains, NJ

Interfaith Food Pantry of Morris County

The Interfaith Food Pantry is a non-profit organization made up of individuals and organizations that provide food to low-income working families, seniors, the disabled and unemployed. The IFP distributes on average 1.7 tons of food per day. www.mcifp.org

Jacksonville, FL

Mandarin Food Bank

The mission of the Mandarin Food Bank is to provide food and clothing to those in need in the Mandarin area. It serves nearby migrant communities and provides meals at Thanksgiving and Christmas. It is a ministry run entirely by volunteers. www.mandarinfoodbank.org

Chicago, IL

Merit School of Music

Merit School of Music transforms the lives of Chicago-area youth by providing the highest quality music education – with a focus on underserved communities – inspiring young people to achieve their full musical and personal potential. www.meritmusic.org

San Francisco, CA

St. Anthony's

We offer a gateway out of poverty to the most vulnerable among us: seniors, veterans, physically disabled, mentally & addictively ill, unemployed & underemployed. Our mission is to feed, heal, shelter, clothe, and lift the spirits of those in need. www.stanthonysf.org

Charlotte, NC

Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina

Provides a regional distribution warehouse and branches supplying food and grocery items to almost 600 charitable, partner agencies in 14 North Carolina counties and 5 South Carolina counties including soup kitchens, emergency pantries. www.secondharvestmetrolina.org

Singapore

Student Advisory Centre

Student Advisory Centre provides various financial support to children aged 16 and below like monthly free groceries, lunch vouchers, home improvement programmes, lunch & dinner programmes, financial assistance, counselling, workshops and so forth. www.studentadvisory.org.sg

Toronto, Canada

The Scott Mission

The Scott Mission provides practical, emotional, and spiritual support to the poor and homeless in our community. A Christian, non-denominational organization based in downtown Toronto, The Mission responds to the needs of thousands each year. www.scottmission.com

Write-In Ballot

Add a Food-Related Charity

Using the vote button here, complete the form on the following page to provide the name and website of the food-related charity that you would like to see win a donation. Be sure to provide to share this link so that others may also vote.

    

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About CIT

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Corporate Citizenship

CIT and our employees are focused on giving back in the communities in which we work--with ending hunger being the focus of those efforts.

2013 Winner

Congratulations to Internado Infantil Guadalupano, A.C. for receiving the most votes in our first annual Foodortunity contest.