Archive for the ‘Community’ Category

December 15th, 2015

JetBlue Partners with DoSomething.org on Massive Recycling Campaign

Through our charitable fundraiser, The JetBlue Swing For Good Golf Classic, we have the pleasure of powering DoSomething.org’s aluminum can recycling campaign, 50 Cans. DoSomething.org is one the largest organizations for youth and social change with 4.6 million members who tackle campaigns that impact every cause, from poverty to violence to the environment to literally […]

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December 10th, 2015

Crewmembers help donate 500 age-appropriate books to Arbor Hill Elementary School in Albany, New York

As we prepared to launch our new service between Albany International Airport and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and Orlando International Airport, we introduced ourselves to the Albany community with a book reading and book donation event on Wednesday, December 9th. Crewmembers from Albany, Long Island City, and Burlington donated 500 age-appropriate books to eager first […]

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December 1st, 2015

It’s #GivingTuesday! Donate To Your Favorite Charity With Our TrueBlue Points Donation Program

We are excited to announce the results of our seventh annual Swing For Good fundraising campaign. In collaboration with our local business partners, crewmembers and customers, this year we raised $750,000 for three youth and community focused non-profit organizations: DoSomething.org, Together We Ride, and the JetBlue Foundation. Each non-profit partner received $250,000 to continue their […]

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November 11th, 2015

JetBlue Honors our Heroes on Charter flight to the World War II Museum

This Veteran’s Day is one we take particular pride in as we flew a group of veteran customers and crewmembers for a day trip to the National World War II Museum in New Orleans aboard our ‘Vets in Blue’ aircraft . The flight, which was also operated by veteran crewmembers included vets from World War II, […]

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October 14th, 2015

Play Matters: New Playground On The Way For Fort Lauderdale Community

On Friday, October 16, more than 200 volunteers from JetBlue, The Pride Center, organizers from KaBOOM! and residents of the Wilton Manors community in Fort Lauderdale, FL will join forces to help restore play for more than 4,500 local kids and families. This joint task force will help give local kids the childhood they deserve […]

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August 17th, 2015

Vote For Your Favorite Blue City to Win 100,000 Books!

There’s still time to vote in our #BookBattle. Vote now to select which city will receive a donation of 100,000 books.  In honor of the fifth anniversary of our Soar with Reading campaign, we’ve selected five cities with recognized books droughts to compete in this #BookBattle: Detroit, Houston, Fort Lauderdale, Los Angeles and New York City. Voting is […]

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August 13th, 2015

JetBlue builds new play space at Simms Park in Bellflower, Califorina

In July, more than 200 of our customers and crewmembers joined Bellflower, CA residents to restore a decaying playground. The renovated Simms Park is now a secure, safe location for recreation and activity and provides an ADA-compliant play space to more than 1,215 local children and families in the Bellflower community. Simms Park marks our 22nd […]

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August 12th, 2015

Change The World With A Little Help From JetBlue

If you were given the mission to change the world, what would you do? That’s what the remarkable students at Democracy Prep Charter High School in Harlem, New York are tasked with once they reach their senior year. Here at JetBlue, one of our goals is to Inspire Humanity, and when we noticed that these […]

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August 3rd, 2015

High School Aviation Students Soar With Help From the JetBlue Foundation and Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals

Aviation is not always a top career choice for students from underserved communities. The JetBlue Foundation and the Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals (OBAP) are trying to change that. According to current statistics, less than five percent of pilots in the commercial aviation industry are women and/or people of color. For the second year in […]

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December 4th, 2014

It Ain’t Rocket Science

Since the beginning, we have focused on inspiring humanity beyond air travel, not only for our customers and crewmembers but the various communities we serve. Not only is education a core pillar for JetBlue, it is weaved into everything we do. In fact, we actively seek ways to support education specifically science, technology, engineering and […]

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