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Top Georgia business, civic and philanthropic leaders came together at the Georgia Aquarium on June 9, to celebrate the 90th birthday of Atlanta icon, world class leader and philanthropist Bernie Marcus, the cofounder of The Home Depot Inc., by raising $117 million in his honor. The amount raised surpassed the ...
Dec. 8, 2019, 1 a.m.
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Delta people recently joined counterparts at Korean Air to plant trees in an area of Mongolia that's reclaiming greenspace against a spreading desert. Korean Air invited about 30 Delta Air Lines employees from a dozen locations in Asia and the Americas to work with local residents and students to plant ...
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Delta Air Lines has been named an honoree of The Civic 50 by Points of Light, the world's largest organization dedicated to volunteer service. The award recognizes Delta as one of the most community-minded companies in the United States. This is the first year Delta has been named to the ...
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Calling it the "Super Roll," a new initiative from Delta employees at Minneapolis/St. Paul airport, aims to collect 200 pediatric wheelchairs by the big game on Feb. 4. Wheels Up! contributes to Delta's rapid response humanitarian aid flights by providing wheelchairs, walkers, and canes to people living in areas ravaged ...
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On Friday, the Delta TechOps team donated over 1,000 bikes to support the Toys for Tots program in Atlanta – topping last year’s donation by more than 150 bikes and setting a new bike donation record! The TechOps team also donated more than 1,000 helmets and more than 2,500 toys ...
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Delta, The Delta Air Lines Foundation and the Jacobson Family Foundation contributed a combined $6.2 million to support programs at Auburn University. The contribution will allow more than 300 students each year to study aviation and professional flight management at the university in a state-of-the-art facility, dubbed the Delta Air ...
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This November, Delta Air Lines is honoring veterans, active service members and their families by matching customer-donated miles to Fisher House Foundation's Hero Miles program and Luke's Wings up to a total of 10 million miles through SkyWish, the charitable arm of SkyMiles — Delta's loyalty program. Using miles donated ...
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​Delta employees were joined by California State Assemblymember Mike A. Gipson and LA City Councilmember Joe Buscaino for a day of construction on Delta's 7th home in partnership with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles.
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A new facility on Georgia Tech’s campus unveiled this week will put the institution on the forefront of innovation in aerospace manufacturing, thanks to a generous grant from The Delta Air Lines Foundation. The Delta Air Lines Foundation contributed $3 million the new space, the Delta Air Lines Advanced Manufacturing ...
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Delta officially announced a partnership with Atlanta Public Schools (APS) to improve the quality of education, with a focus on literacy, for the next generation of Delta customers and employees. The partnership includes a $500,000 donation over the span of five years. More than 600 Delta people along with community ...
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Delta provided scholarships to more than 400 students to participate in an immersive learning adventure aboard the world’s largest simulated aircraft carrier at the National Flight Academy. Throughout the month, students from Delta’s community partner organizations and children of Delta employees spent six days on aboard the “carrier,” Ambition, in ...
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Delta welcomed Children’s Miracle Network to Orlando this week for their annual Momentum conference, where CMN partners, sponsors and families celebrate the children’s success and hospitals’ accomplishments in awareness and fundraising. The focus of the event were the 64 child ‘Champions,’ a group of children who each have a remarkable ...
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Minneapolis-based employee Nicole Tentinger shares her story about being a part of the annual Polar Plunge with Delta colleagues from across the globe to benefit Special Olympics Minnesota, as told to Rachel Solomon, Corporate Communications. Some people say we’re crazy. I can’t blame them – jumping into Minneapolis’ frozen Lake ...
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Delta is partnering with Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity to help fund pioneering research at the world-famous children’s hospital. Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) is globally renowned as a leading children’s hospital and the charity raises vital funds to support it. Money raised by Delta through the partnership, which ...