Southwest Airlines donates snacks to US nonprofits to support charities in the fight against COVID-19

Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) has announced a USD 400,000 donation of snacks and other inflight provisioning items to US nonprofit organizations as well as to 15 food banks that are part of Feeding America, a domestic hunger relief organization, the company said.

Southwest´s donations will be distributed to food pantries, homeless shelters, senior centers and children´s meal programs in communities where they are needed the most.

As communities across the nation are coming together to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, Southwest remains dedicated to putting its Heart in action to support those on the front lines. For nearly 50 years, Southwest has championed communities by supporting the work of nonprofit organizations and encouraging Customers to do the same.

Southwest is making it easy to support organizations that are helping communities battle the pandemic. Now through May 31, 2020, Southwest invites Customers to visit for an opportunity to support one or more of these three different charities bringing life-saving materials and resources to regions impacted by COVID-19:

American Red Cross
Team Rubicon
Feeding America
Rapid Rewards® Members who donate USD 25 or more to one or more of these organizations will receive 10 Rapid Rewards bonus points for every dollar donated*.

In its 49th year of service, Dallas-based Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) operated more than 4,0000 weekday departures to 101 destinations in the US and 10 additional countries during peak travel seasons in 2019.