Stephen Hunter, CEO and President of the Sunwing Travel Group, has announced a multi-level assistance program the company will be undertaking to assist Haiti following the recent devastating earthquake.
Sunwing Airlines, which operates weekly flights between Montreal and the Haitian capital Port au Prince, has offered up to $50,000 in airseats to assist relief workers working for NGOs affiliated with ONEXONE to get to or return from the disaster-stricken island.
Also, starting Tuesday January 19th, the carrier will contribute any available cargo space to ONEXONE to transfer relief supplies.
Sunwing asks passengers on all of it flights to contribute spare change which is donated to charitable causes. All such contributions from Sunwing flights (operating to 30 destinations from 20 cities across Canada) will be donated to ONEXONE for its causes in Haiti.
And lastly, Sunwing has created a link from its home page at www.sunwing.ca to the ONEXONE earthquake relief page for donations.
'We feel this is a time for companies such as Sunwing, who are so fortunate to have so many business and personal partnerships with people in the Caribbean, to step up to the plate and assist worthwhile charities such as ONEXONE,'