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Hurricane Irene: How You Can Help Red Cross Efforts

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Our hearts go out to those along the East Coast affected by Hurricane Irene.  As a Company we stand for helping communities prepare for disaster, but also providing comfort and aid when these events occur.  We know many of you are watching Hurricane Irene’s path and wondering how you can help as well. Over the weekend, the Red Cross operated or supported nearly 500... read more

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What is 25 Stories Tall and Viewed by 75,000 People an Hour?

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Jay-Z and Alicia Keys aren’t the only ones with an Empire State of Mind! This week, the Conservation in Action Tour joins the glossy lights of Times Square--15,000 square feet of LED lights, to be exact. The Tour is featured on a Times Square digital billboard that climbs 25 stories above Broadway. According to AdWeek, it's one of the nation's premium ad spaces. There are... read more

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It’s Not a Charity. It’s a Challenge.

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Southwest Airlines isn’t the only organization issuing a challenge during National Volunteer Week. (On Monday we announced our 40 Hours for 40 Years Employee Volunteer Pledge). The Mission Continues, a nonprofit organization focused on providing service opportunities to veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan, launched The Mission Continues Challenge that asks all... read more

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Southwest Pilots Volunteer Across the Country and in a City Near YOU!

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 In honor of National Volunteer Week, we wanted to give you a peak into a program that includes Volunteering, Southwest Airlines Pilots, and thousands of children across the United States!  What do you get when you mix them all together?  Why, its Adopt-A-Pilot! Encouraging fifth graders to follow their dreams is what Southwest Airlines Adopt-A-Pilot (AAP)... read more

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Get Up. Get Amped. Give Back.

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This week Southwest Airlines celebrates National Volunteer Week in a big way by issuing a challenge to our 35,000 Employees! In honor of our 40 years of service and our rich history of giving back, Southwest Airlines today launches the 40 Hours for 40 Years volunteer pledge for Employees. For every 40 hours volunteered at a nonprofit by an Employee or group of Employees,... read more

Southwest, a Company for People

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Last Friday, I went to a retirement party for a colleague, Annie, who was saying goodbye after 32 years with Southwest Airlines. I’m not gonna lie, I’m not even 32 years old, so to join her in celebrating a career that spanned three decades was an experience I’ll not soon forget. As she tearfully delivered a speech to the group, I was moved by one particular... read more

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Southwest Airlines: Giving in a Time of Crisis

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Southwest Airlines relies on 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. These “Local Giving Boards” allow local Employees to decide how Southwest can be the hometown carrier when it comes to charitable giving in their communities.  Southwest Airlines focuses... read more

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Southwest Airlines Supports Youth Leadership

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  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... read more

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Southwest Airlines and a Special Journey For John

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Southwest Airlines relies on 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. These “Local Giving Boards” allow local Employees to decide how Southwest can be the hometown carrier when it comes to charitable giving in their communities.  Southwest Airlines focuses... read more

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Southwest Airlines Donates $100,000 to National Wildlife Refuge Association

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We’re excited to announce a donation of $100,000 to the National Wildlife Refuge Association (NWRA) thanks to you! That’s right. From September 21 to October 4 Southwest Airlines committed to donate $1 to the NWRA for every purchase of our EarlyBird Check-In ™ product. With your help, we have reached our $100,000 goal! NWRA will use Southwest’s donation to work with... read more

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