Delta Air Lines Foundation Donates $50,000 to Indiana Nonprofit Organizations

ATLANTA, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The Delta Air Lines Foundation has
donated $50,000 to support the efforts of charitable and nonprofit organizations
that offer educational and wellness programs and provide assistance to those in
need throughout Indiana. The Foundation’s giving benefits a diverse group of
organizations in Evansville, Fort Wayne, Indianapolis and South Bend.

Recipient organizations include local chapters of the American Red Cross; United
Way; YMCA and YWCA; Junior Achievement; Community Foundation; as well as
community food banks.

“We believe that giving back to the communities where Delta people live and work
is a civic obligation and is a long-standing part of our company’s culture,”
said Tad Hutcheson, vice president – Community Affairs for Delta. “Delta has a
long history of serving Indiana and its residents, and we are privileged to be
in a position to help advance the missions of these worthwhile local

The Delta Air Lines Foundation is a nonprofit corporation formed in 1968 to
enhance Delta’s charitable giving. The Foundation is focused on the key areas of
health and wellness, arts and culture, education and diversity. Foundation
contributions are unrestricted, allowing recipients to use funds where they are
needed the most.

Delta Air Lines serves nearly 165 million customers each year. This year, Delta
was named the 2014 Airline of the Year by Air Transport World magazine and was
named to FORTUNE magazine’s top 50 Most Admired Companies in addition to being
named the most admired airline for the third time in four years. With an
industry-leading global network, Delta and the Delta Connection carriers offer
service to 324 destinations in 59 countries on six continents. Headquartered in
Atlanta, Delta employs nearly 80,000 employees worldwide and operates a mainline
fleet of more than 700 aircraft. The airline is a founding member of the SkyTeam
global alliance and participates in the industry’s leading trans-Atlantic joint
venture with Air France-KLM and Alitalia as well as a newly formed joint venture
with Virgin Atlantic. Including its worldwide alliance partners, Delta offers
customers more than 15,000 daily flights, with hubs in Amsterdam, Atlanta,
Cincinnati, Detroit, Minneapolis-St. Paul, New York-JFK, New York-LaGuardia,
Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Salt Lake City and Tokyo-Narita. Delta has invested
billions of dollars in airport facilities, global products, services and
technology to enhance the customer experience in the air and on the ground.
Additional information is available on, Twitter @Delta,, and Delta’s blog

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SOURCE Delta Air Lines

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