Delta Honors Martin Luther King Jr. With Systemwide Events

Published on : Wednesday, January 18, 2017

DeltaEvery year, Delta and its employees celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr., Day, honoring Dr. King’s legacy and celebrating the civil rights pioneer and Atlanta native who believed that how we serve others is one of the most important measures of one’s self and of society.

 

In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr., Day, which is observed on Jan. 16 this year, Delta is sponsoring several events across the system to celebrate the civil rights leader’s life and legacy.

 

Delta distributes pins to customers

On Monday, pins will be distributed by flight attendants to customers on domestic flights from Atlanta to several hub cities.

Pins will be also be distributed by Airport Customer Service leadership to customers at cities with a particular significance to the civil rights movement,  including Birmingham, Montgomery, Memphis and Washington, D.C. (DCA).

 

Delta people serve others

More than 250 Delta employees, and their friends and family members, will celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr., Day by volunteering their time to give back to those in need at the Hosea Helps annual dinner.

Delta is the exclusive sponsor of the event, which will provide an estimated 6,000 individuals with a full course meal and other traditional Hosea Helps services, including a haircut and style, clothing, shoes and blankets, medical care and more.

At last year’s event, more than 9,000 clients were served and 5,000 meals were delivered to homes for citizen seniors and other individuals that were unable to join the services at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta.

 

Source:- Delta

Tags: ,

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

arrow2Follow TTW
 
facebook-logo  twitter-logo  LinkedIn_logo  stumbleupon-logo   rss_logo 
ttw_blogger_logo  ttw_blogger_logo  ttw_blogger_logo

ADVERTISEMENT

  • 01 AIME 2018 BB
  • 02 WTM Latin America 2018
  • 03 IMEX 2018
  • 04 AIME-2018 small
  • 05 itb-china 2018
  • 06 Central & Eastern Europe 2018
  • 06 TTF-2018
  • 08 mice-arabia 18
  • 09 JTTX 2018
  • 09 The hotel shows audiarabia 18
  • 10 hotelfair 2018
  • 10 miceforum 18
  • 11 Digital Travel 2018
  • 11 Hotelex-Shanghai 18
  • 12 mitt 18
  • 13 aitf 2018
  • 30 PATA

TRAVEL INDUSTRY EVENTS

Get our toolbar!
Review www.travelandtourworld.com on alexa.com