Travel company pledges support and opens platform for online donations

LAS VEGAS, September 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Allegiant Travel Company (NASDAQ: ALGT) posted one today $100,000 Donation to the American Red Cross as the nonprofit provides critical disaster relief to communities in the wake of Hurricane Ian.

additionally Las Vegas-based company activated an online donation platform to allow anyone to make an instant donation to the American Red Cross. To donate, please visit HERE.

The non-profit organization has more than 500 volunteers in the hardest hit areas in Florida, which provides life-saving assistance including shelter, food, water and other supplies to more than 60,000 victims. Hundreds of evacuation centers are open, providing shelter to more than 10,000 people displaced by the hurricane.

“Our hearts go out to all those dealing with the devastation caused by Hurricane Ian,” he said John Redmond, CEO of Allegiants. “As the difficult days ahead, we cannot forget the incredible resilience shown by the people of the region Florida. Time and time again, we’ve seen first responders, volunteers, Allegiant team members, and entire communities ready to help. With this donation we hope to be able to make a difference Florida Local residents affected by this storm.”

In addition, a total of 10 airports are served FloridaAllegiant is building the Sunseeker Resort in Charlotte Harbor, near Punta Gorda Airport. The community was among the hardest hit by the storm. Other Allegiant communities affected by the storm include St. Pete-Clearwater, OrlandoSanfordSarasota Bradenton, key west and Jacksonville.

“The Red Cross is grateful for Allegiant’s generous donation, which allows us to provide shelter, food and comfort to families and communities in the wake of Hurricane Ian,” he said Elizabeth PennimannVice President of Communications, American Red Cross.

According to the American Red Cross, the greatest needs at this time are funds, blood donations and volunteers. However, monetary donations are the most efficient way to make an immediate impact. That’s why Allegiant and the American Red Cross have activated a “microsite,” an online platform for donations to disaster relief. To donate, please visit HERE. Through this initiative, Allegiant has previously raised hundreds of thousands of dollars after hurricanes devastated the communities where Allegiant employees live and work.

The American Red Cross anticipates a great need for more volunteers over the next 30 to 60 days. Visit this website for more information. In addition, people are asked to participate in blood drives in the community during this time of urgent need for donors. Click here to make an appointment to donate blood.

Anyone affected by Hurricane Ian who needs a place of safety can find information about open Red Cross shelters on, the Red Cross emergency app, or by calling 1-800-RED CROSS (800-733-2767) .

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