Spirit AeroSystems awards USD105,000 in grants to nonprofit community partners

Six grants from the Spirit AeroSystems Charity Golf Classic will contribute USD105,000 to nonprofit organizations in Kansas, Oklahoma and North Carolina.

The 2015 grant recipients are:
Kansas Food Bank – USD30,000
Community Food Bank of East Oklahoma – USD20,000
Mary´s Kitchen Food Bank of North Carolina – USD10,000
Real Men Real Heroes – USD15,000
Boys and Girls Clubs of South Central Kansas – USD20,000
Rainbows United – USD10,000

The annual Spirit Charity Golf Classic event raises money for nonprofit organizations in Spirit communities and builds relationships with Spirit´s supplier partners. Since its founding in 2011, the classic has raised USD700,000 for charity. Funds raised at the annual event support children´s charities providing educational opportunities and hunger relief programs.

The fifth annual Spirit Charity Golf Classic was held Aug. 27, 2015. The private event recognizes Spirit AeroSystems suppliers with a day of golf and hospitality events while raising money for charitable organizations.

Spirit AeroSystems, with headquarters in Wichita, Kan., USA, is one of the world´s largest non-OEM designers and manufacturers of aerostructures for commercial aircraft.