DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Frontier Airlines today announced it is launching a month-long fundraising campaign for the Toys for Tots Foundation. Throughout the month of December, the Denver-based carrier will raise funds to support Toys for Tots by donating all proceeds from onboard sales of Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory’s Plain Ol’ Fashioned Fudge to the organization. Passengers will also be able to make a donation of $0.50 or more with any onboard food or drink purchase.
“We are proud to partner with the Toys for Tots Foundation and hope our customers will join us in this effort to help children throughout Colorado by dropping off a toy on their way out of town or picking up some fudge onboard our aircraft.”
Throughout the month, Frontier will also have toy collection bins at its ticket counters at Denver International Airport. Visitors and passengers may drop off new, unwrapped toys at Frontier ticket counters in Denver until Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012. On Wednesday, December 12, 2012 uniformed Marines from the Toys for Tots Foundation will be stationed at the Frontier collection bins from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to thank passengers for donating.
“Frontier has made it a priority this holiday season to help spread hope, through a new toy, to the children in need in our community,” said Cathy Rieb, Frontier’s director of brand and product. “We are proud to partner with the Toys for Tots Foundation and hope our customers will join us in this effort to help children throughout Colorado by dropping off a toy on their way out of town or picking up some fudge onboard our aircraft.”
For more information on the inflight donation program, please visit FlyFrontier.com/flight-info/inflight-catering.
For more information on the Toys for Tots foundation, please visit ToysforTots.org.
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Frontier Airlines is a wholly owned subsidiary of Republic Airways Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:RJET).
About Frontier Airlines
Frontier Airlines is a wholly owned subsidiary of Republic Airways Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: RJET), an airline holding company that also owns Chautauqua Airlines, Republic Airlines and Shuttle America. Currently in its 19th year of operations, Frontier offers service to more than 80 destinations in the United States, Mexico, Costa Rica, Jamaica and the Dominican Republic. The airline employs 4,500 aviation professionals, operating from its hub at Denver International Airport. For in-depth information on Frontier Airlines and to book tickets, visit FlyFrontier.com.
About Toys for Tots
Marine Toys for Tots Foundation, an IRS recognized 501(C)(3) not-for-profit public charity is the fund raising, funding and support organization for the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program. The Foundation was created at the behest of the U.S. Marine Corps and provides support in accordance with a Memorandum of Understanding with the Commander, Marine Forces Reserve, who directs the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program. The Foundation has supported Toys for Tots since 1991. The primary goal of Toys for Tots is to deliver, through a shiny new toy at Christmas, a message of hope to needy youngsters that will motivate them to grow into responsible, productive, patriotic citizens and community leaders.