Southwest Airlines' Pillars of Giving

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Southwest Airlines' Pillars of Giving

Southwest Airlines maintains a dedicated group of local Employees in every city we serve who evaluate and respond to each request for a charitable donation that comes from the community. Southwest Airlines focuses its resources primarily on five areas of charitable giving: the Military and it Families, Families Facing Serious Illness, Youth Leadership and Community Involvement, the Environment, and Disaster Preparedness and Response. To celebrate the season of giving, this week we’ll highlight some of our memorable stories from 2010 in each one of these categories.

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Southwest Airlines Supports Families Facing Serious Illness
You probably wouldn’t know it by looking at him, but John, a father of three and husband to Lynn, is battling cancer. Take the stresses of everyday life: getting the kids to school on time, paying the bills, keeping the family generally happy and healthy. Then, top that with cancer. Now you’re in John’s world. It’s not hard to imagine that these circumstances could quickly feel...
Dec 22, 2010 4:15 PM ET
Southwest Airlines Supports The Military And Its Families
From sea to shining sea, Southwest Airlines is committed to supporting our country’s service members and their families. As the Official Commercial Airline of the Honor Flight Network, Southwest transports thousands of WWII Veterans to visit their memorial in Washington, D.C. While this a memorable trip for these Veterans, Honor Flight also provides volunteer opportunities for our Employees to...
Dec 21, 2010 1:15 PM ET