Southwest Airlines Announces First 10 Nonprofits to Win Contest, Gives Away 400 Roundtrip Tickets!

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Southwest Airlines Announces First 10 Nonprofits to Win Contest, Gives Away 400 Roundtrip Tickets!

First of four announcements highlights achievements of organizations focusing on education, diversity, military, environment, and families facing serious illness.
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Southwest Airlines (@SouthwestAir) announces first 10 of 40 nonprofit organizations to win 40 roundtrip tickets! http://bit.ly/rqFNCM

Summary

Two weeks ago, Southwest Airlines announced a ticket giveaway to reward nonprofit organizations around the country for the great work they do in our communities.  Nonprofit organizations focused on community initiatives that concentrate on education, diversity, military, environment, and families facing serious illness had the chance to share their compelling story along with a photo to explain how 40 roundtrip tickets would help them achieve their missions in the community.

Today, Southwest announces the first 10 of 40 winners.  The next winners will be revealed on August 2 on the Nuts About Southwest Blog.

Tuesday, July 26, 2011 - 3:25pm

Each of the 40 winning organizations in the Showing LUV to our Communities giveaway will receive 40 complimentary roundtrip tickets.  Southwest Airlines is thrilled to share our first ten winners and to start seeing the impact 40 tickets make to each of the below organizations. 

The first 10 winners are...

California ReLeaf; Sacramento, CA

Mujeres Latinas en Accion; Chicago, IL

Hispanic College Fund; Washington, DC

Nellie's Youth Village; Niceville, FL

Project Sanctuary; Parker, CO

VotoLatino; Washington, DC

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation; Annapolis, MD

National Veterans Transition Services, Inc; San Diego, CA

Horace Mann Educational Associates (HMEA); Franklin, MA

FIRST; Manchester, NH

Congratulations to our first 10 winners and a big THANK YOU to every organization who submitted an entry.  Stay tuned for the next ten winners, to be announced August 2.

Read more about the contest winners and read about how they impact their communities at www.BlogSouthwest.com!

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Contact

Casey Welch
Southwest Airlines
http://www.southwest.com
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