From Jacksonville to Shanghai, our employees’ efforts reflect our broad commitment to volunteering as a means of improving the lives of others. I am proud of our employees who gave of their time to make a difference to others.
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CIT Group Inc. (NYSE: CIT) cit.com, a leading provider of financing to small businesses and middle market companies, today announced that its employees volunteered more than 6,800 hours during its 2012 Global Employee Volunteer Month. Since the program’s inception in 2005 CIT employees have volunteered nearly 30,000 hours of their time in their local communities.
“Our employees have a strong track record of giving back to the communities in which they live and work,” said John A. Thain, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “From Jacksonville to Shanghai, our employees’ efforts reflect our broad commitment to volunteering as a means of improving the lives of others. I am proud of our employees who gave of their time to make a difference to others.”
More than 1,200 employees participated in 115 projects in seven countries, including Brazil, Canada, China, Ireland, Mexico, Singapore and the United States. Projects included food drives, tutoring students, delivering food to homebound individuals, constructing homes, and beautifying parks, among other initiatives.
Photos from some of the 115 volunteer projects can be found at cit.com/volunteer
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Founded in 1908, CIT (NYSE: CIT) is a bank holding company with more than $33 billion in financing and leasing assets. A member of the Fortune 500, it provides financing and leasing capital to its small business and middle market clients and their customers across more than 30 industries. CIT maintains leadership positions in small business and middle market lending, factoring, retail finance, aerospace, equipment and rail leasing, and global vendor finance. CIT also operates CIT Bank (Member FDIC), BankOnCIT.com, its primary bank subsidiary, which offers a suite of online savings options designed to help customers achieve a range of financial goals. cit.com