Hawaiian Airlines staff raises $14K for Japan disaster victims

In a fundraising effort to help Japan since the country was devastated by an earthquake and tsunami recently, Hawaiian Airlines’, pilot Capt. Rick Baldwin raised $9,500, with the airline’s union topping the amount up by $5,000.

hawaiian airlines.jpgThe money, which was raised in just two weeks, will be used to help those in Japan affected by last month’s disaster.

This follows past fund raising endeavours by airline members who raised $15,000 in 2009 for victims of the typhoons which hit the Philippines and Indonesia.

 

This post was written by Danielle Richardson (@danielle_r) our intern for the week

Picture credit John Hyun

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