Kicking for Kids
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Raymond James and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers team up to support children’s hospitals through the Kicking for Kids program

Raymond James Financial and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers continued an important, 15-year tradition during the 2014 season – combining the team’s on-field success with the goal of helping children.

For every field goal Bucs placekicker, Patrick Murray made during the 2014 regular season, the financial services firm donated $1,000 to designated Tampa Bay-area children’s hospitals, including All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg, Fla., St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital in Tampa, Fla., and Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children in Orlando, Fla.

On February 27,  Murray and mascot Captain Fear joined Raymond James representatives in presenting checks totaling $21,000 to the benefitting children’s hospitals at One Buccaneer Place, the team’s training facility. Since the Raymond James Kicking for Kids program began in 2000, it has raised more than $271,000 for local children’s hospitals.

Watch the video that recaps the event that includes a brief interview with Kicker Patrick Murray and Raymond James Senior Vice President and Divisional Director Ira Federer.

“At Raymond James, we believe in supporting the communities. Giving back is an important part of our culture,” said Ira Federer. “We’re thrilled to be able to provide support to the programs at our area hospitals that go directly to helping children.”

During the event, Murray and Captain Fear visited with the attending outpatient children, their families and hospital staff. The honored guests also enjoyed a behind-the-scenes tour of the training facility.

Learn more about the firm’s corporate social responsibility efforts on raymondjames.com/community.

 

 

 

 

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