Fifth Annual Raymond James Cares Month Continues to Grow, Reflects Culture of Giving

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Fifth Annual Raymond James Cares Month Continues to Grow, Reflects Culture of Giving

Raymond James advisors and associates participated in community service projects across the country during the 2016 Raymond James Cares Month in August.

Raymond James advisors and associates participated in community service projects across the country during the 2016 Raymond James Cares Month in August.

Raymond James financial advisors and associates volunteered a record number of hours in support of the firm’s annual Raymond James Cares Month in August. More than 2,200 professionals in 102 local communities across 31 states contributed 6,562 hours to benefit 145 organizations.

Raymond James Cares is a firm-wide community-service program that encourages advisors and associates to make a difference in the communities in which they live and work. While the firm supports community service efforts and charitable giving throughout the year, August serves as Raymond James Cares Month to inspire a collective effort and impact.

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Advisors and associates collected and donated food, clothes, school supplies and pet supplies; built homes and beautified local nonprofit organizations; prepared and served meals to the homeless and families of sick children receiving medical treatment; donated hair to make wigs for cancer patients; taught children about financial literacy; and packaged goods at multiple food banks.

Since the inception of Raymond James Cares Month in 2012, associates have volunteered more than 23,500 hours.

For 53 years, Raymond James has been a leader in philanthropy and community support. For more information about the firm’s community involvement, visit http://raymondjames.com/about/social_responsibility/?rfrl=community.

Congratulations Raymond James Financial Services, Inc.!