Delta (NYSE: DAL) has given more than USD625,000 to support Marine Toys for Tots as part of its commitment to contribute one percent back to the communities in which it works and serves, the company said.
Delta employee-led toy drives generated thousands of new toys for kids, including 836 bikes built by the company´s tech ops. Delta serves as the airline partner of the Marine Toys for Tots program.
The company presented a USD25,000 check to the New York City branch of Toys for Tots, adding to a previous donation of USD50,000 in the Big Apple.
Marine Toys for Tots program collect new, unwrapped toys between October and December each year, and distributes those toys as Christmas gifts to less fortunate children in the communities in which the campaigns are conducted.
Delta Air Lines serves nearly 180 million customers each year. Delta and the Delta Connection carriers offer service to 312 destinations in 54 countries on six continents.