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Delta employees around the world showed their support once again for the American Cancer Society at the 7th annual Delta Day of Hope on Wednesday. From Detroit to Rome, over 100 airports in nearly 20 countries held Relay For Life events to raise awareness of the organization's lifesaving research, education ...
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Over 3,000 Delta employees, customers and loved ones from all parts of the world gathered in Atlanta to support the American Cancer Society in Delta's signature fundraising event: the ultimate tug-of-war with a Boeing 757 and Relay For Life. This is the 17th year of Delta's partnership with the American ...
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One day each spring, Delta holds two of its signature events in the battle against cancer: Relay For Life and Jet Drag. And last Friday, Delta people brought their best to both. Employees raised more than $689,000 for the American Cancer Society through the two events — and got some ...
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It's been three short months since Delta employees came together for two of the airline's biggest fundraising events of the year, Jet Drag and Relay For Life. In that time, they rallied and raised more money than ever before, breaking Delta's fundraising record for the campaign and raising more than ...
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More than 100 airports around the globe today are celebrating the American Cancer Society’s progress in fighting cancer and saving lives for the eighth annual Delta Day of Hope. The event is modeled after the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life, during which communities walk together to honor cancer survivors ...
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Fighting cancer became a mission for flight attendant Jane Mitchell in 2015 when her daughter was diagnosed with brain cancer. Onboard a flight last month, she shared her story with a celebrity customer: saxophonist Kenny G, who serenaded passengers in her daughter’s honor in a video that went viral. Jane ...
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Donating to fight cancer is now easier than ever, and it’s just a text away. U.S.-based Delta customers and employees can text FLY to 41444 to donate money directly to the American Cancer Society. Money donated via Delta’s text campaign counts towards the airline’s goal of raising $2.25 million in ...
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As rain threatened to dampen Delta’s annual Relay For Life event in Atlanta this past May, Delta employees were undeterred. After all, this is the same group who are canceling cancellations for the airline on a routine basis. So the guacamole, maracas and libations were kept out and the group ...
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In 2015, Delta donated a company record of more than $1.7 million to the American Cancer Society to help fund research, education and patient programs to end cancer. As a further show of Delta’s support, Bill Lentsch, Senior Vice President - Airport Customer Service and Cargo Operations, authorized a baggage ...
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Delta people are known for giving back in a big way, but this year’s American Cancer Society fundraising has generated more than $1.6 million with still more than a month left. Here’s just a few ways of how Delta people and customers broke the fundraising goal of $1.5 million: The ...