|By PR Newswire||
|December 30, 2013 02:29 PM EST||
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida East Coast Railway (FEC) is proud to announce the FEC 2013 Toys for Tots Christmas Train surpassed last year's fundraising by more than 139% and delivered more than 2250 toys to each of eight locations along Florida's East Coast!
During the December 14, 2013 trip from Jacksonville to Miami toys were distributed to representatives of the United States Marine Corps, for local Toys for Tots programs.
"We are extremely proud and want to thank everyone who made this event possible. It is because of this compassionate giving that many children in the communities we serve welcomed Christmas morning with a gift from Santa," said Chief Executive Officer, Jim Hertwig.
In its fourth consecutive year, the FEC Christmas Train has established itself as the premier fundraising event for FEC Employees, Customers, Vendors and Suppliers, this year totaling more than $275,000.
About Florida East Coast Railway
Florida East Coast Railway is a 351-mile freight rail system located along the east coast of Florida and is the exclusive rail provider for PortMiami, Port Everglades, and Port of Palm Beach. FEC connects to the national railway system in Jacksonville, Florida, to move cargo originating or terminating there. Based in Jacksonville, Florida, FEC provides end-to-end intermodal solutions to customers who demand cost-effective and premium quality. For more information, visit www.fecrwy.com.
SOURCE Florida East Coast Railway