Caribbean Airlines was the official Airline Sponsor of the 19th Annual Building Hope Gala Fundraiser and Silent Auction held by the Food for the Poor Relief & Development Organisation based in Florida, USA. Held on 01 February 2014, the Gala event raised funds to continue the charitable works of Food for the Poor in 17 countries throughout the Caribbean and Latin America.
Caribbean Airlines assisted the organisation by providing air transport for Jamaican renowned artiste and “The Voice” 2014 winner, Tessanne Chin and her band to perform at the event. Head of Corporate Communication, Clint Williams states, “It was our honour to partner with Tessanne to further the work of such a charitable organisation whose commitment and contributions continue to transform the lives of the underprivileged.”
Food for the Poor is the largest international relief and development organization in the United States. Since its inception in 1982, Food for the Poor has provided in excess of $10 billion in aid (more than half of which was provided in the last five years) and has built more than 84,000 housing units for the destitute.
Tessanne Chin and Kaye Chong of Caribbean Airlines Community & Leisure Sales at the 19th Annual Building Hope Gala Fundraiser.