Since 1943, March has been designated as Red Cross Month, a time to recognize the organization’s relief efforts both in the U.S. and across the globe. Our airline is the largest group of corporate citizens in the local Greater New York chapter, with 565 crewmembers trained by American Red Cross (ARC) as Ready Team volunteers. Rob Maruster, our
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March is Red Cross Month, designated back in 1943 by President Franklin D. Roosevelt when the organization held large-scale fundraising campaign during World War II. Financial support was needed for the war, and FDR called upon the American Red Cross to lead a fundraising initiative to reach a goal of $125 million. The Red Cross reached
The American Red Cross presented JetBlue with the Corporate Leadership Award at the organization’s annual gala this week. Our COO Rob Maruster accepted the award on behalf of JetBlue, in particular the 500 crewmembers who make up our Ready Team. Our Ready Team is the largest group in the Greater New York area, and it
Our Long Beach Crewmembers received the prestigious Hal Ball Good Neighbor Award for their professionalism and compassion after the crash of a private plane at LGB this past March. Crewmembers attended the ARC Volunteer Recognition 2011 event held on June 4. After the accident, LGB arranged American Red Cross Volunteer training classes for Crewmembers. Thanks