Fareportal Gives $1,000 to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

Fareportal gave $1,000 to support Casey Munck, Manager of Amadeus Marketing Communications in her Woman of the Year Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Fundraising. The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Man and Woman of the Year is a very unique national ten week  campaign that focuses on raising money for the fight against blood cancers such as leukemia, lymphoma, and myeloma.  Hundreds of men and women in cities across America vie for the title each year in a ten week fundraising competition. This is the second year Fareportal has supporting Amadeus in this fundraising campaign.

Fareportal Gives to the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation

Fareportal gave $200 to sponsor its own Andrew Garville in the first Runyon Up charitable stair climb to be held at 4 World Trade Center. The run took place on April 3rd and Andrew ran up 72 stories to the top of the first office building to open on the World Trade Center site.  All money raised – 100% of all donations – will go to cutting-edge cancer research for all types of cancer.

Fareportal Starts Art@Fareportal Program with KEEN

Fareportal hosted a charity event in its New York headquarters by launching its Art@Fareportal program featuring KEEN. A group of KEEN athletes and their families visited the Fareportal office and created “travel” art. There was a pizza party with the kids while they drew and hung their paintings in Fareportal’s new “gallery” in its staff lunch room. Fareportal will sell the art to its staff with the proceeds going to KEEN programs.

Fareportal Gives $2,500 to The Humane Society of New York

On March 28th, Fareportal hosted it’s first charity event in its New York headquarters. Called Casino Portale, the Fareportal team participated in raffles and fun casino games to raise funds. Between staff donations, and Fareportal’s match, we donated $2,500 to help animals in need.
Casino Portale

Fareportal Gives Back to CheapOair Customer

Earlier in the year, the Fareportal team was contacted by a CheapOair customer who shared that her daughter, Kelcey, was recently diagnosed with breast cancer. due to her chemotherapy treatments, Kelcey was having a difficult time in school and work, and also had to reduce her hours whoch had an impact on her ability to pay her medical bills.
Her family hosted a fundraiser even ton March 8 and asked if we would provide something they could action. We reached out to our partners and sent them a travel-themed basket with CheapOair merchandise, two domestic roundtrip airline tickets from JetBlue and two hotel gift cards from Best Western.
For updates on her road to recovery, please read Kelcey’s blog at http://kbuntain.wordpress.com/.

Fareportal Supports the Punta Cana Foundation

Back in 2011 the Fareportal team pledged a two year commitment to support the Punta Cana Foundation, an organization aimed at improving the health and well-being of local communities in the Dominican Republic. The Fareportal team recently purchased uniforms and shoes for 30 of the Punta Cana tennis center’s ball boys, and we are happy to see them in their new tennis gear! For more information, please visit http://www.puntacana.com/puntacana-foundation.html.
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Fareportal Organizes Coat Drive for New York Cares

Fareportal participated in the 25th annual New York Cares coat drive by organizing a coat drive in its New York headquarters during the holiday season. The Fareportal team is dedicated to giving back to the community, and was happy to be able to help New Yorkers in need during the harsh winter months.

Fareportal Volunteers at Citymeals-on-Wheels

The Fareportal team partnered with Citymeals-on-Wheels for a second time to help deliver meals to elderly, homebound New Yorkers. Fareportal encourages employees to give back to the community, whether on their own time or during working hours.

Fareportal Gives $1,000 to Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation

Over the holiday season, Fareportal donates $1,000 worth of gas cards to the New York Presbyterian hospital. New York Presbyterian partners with Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, which is a childhood cancer foundation. These gas cards will help families in need travel to critically important treatment centers with their children. For more information, please visit www.alexlemonade.org.

Fareportal Gives $1,000 to KEEN (Kids Enjoy Exercise Now)

Fareportal employees regularly volunteer with KEEN NYC, a foundation that provides recreational activities for children and young adults with developmental and physical disabilities at no cost to their families. Fareportal gave $1,000 to KEEN for their 2014 athletic programs.