Hawaiian Airlines Pilots Raise $14,000 for Japan Relief
Hawaiian Airlines pilots donated $9,500, and the union contributed an additional $5,000 said the Air Line Pilots Association, according to the Associated Press.
The money was presented to the Hawaii Chapter of the Red Cross.
The fundraising effort was organized in just two weeks by Hawaiian Airlines Capt. Rick Baldwin. He told the AP that many of the airline's employees have ties to Japan.
This is not the first generous gesture made by Hawaiian Airlines pilots. In 2009 they donated $15,000 to typhoon victims in the Philippines and Indonesia.
To find out how you can help earthquake relief, visit these sites:
The American Red Cross
The Salvation Army
Save the Children
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