CHTT1 wrote:Almost every private corporation and many public institutions sponsor some sort of public service programs. CP, for instance, runs Holiday Trains in both the U.S. and Canada that help collect money and food for food depositories along the CP. Even CSX runs the annual Santa train to provide good will at Christmas time in the Appalachians.
Greyhound has some non-profit programs, such as free transportation for organ transplant patients and "home free" program providing free rides home to missing adolescents who are runaways.
CTA delivers food to local communities
on its holiday train. From 2011:
Every year, CTA employees enthusiastically embrace the spirit of the holidays and donate time and money to purchase the groceries and assemble the food baskets. The number of community groups requesting food baskets increases every year.
SEPTA also does similar with the "Stop Hunger" program, even using a bus to collect canned food.
Since my friend continues to chain smoke nonstop, she is probably an Alco.