Local Orlando Non-Profit Partners With JetBlue and Orlando Leaders In Support of Haiti
REBUILD globally, a nonprofit that fights poverty in Haiti will be hosting its annual Runway to Haiti: A Night of Impact & Ethical Fashion in partnership with JetBlue and other community leaders.
By: REBUILD globally
"The support we receive from local leaders or organizations is unparalleled and truly inspiring," shared Isabel Walker, Director of Impact Partnerships at REBUILD globally. "Our work in Haiti is simply not possible without our partners and we are excited to see the impact that we will create together this year at Runway to Haiti."
Runway to Haiti, sponsored by JetBlue, Orlando International Airport, Beth Hobart - Mainframe Real Estate, Rollins College, Macbeth Studios, Giotto Studios, Steel Eagle International and Modern Muse, will benefit the critical education and job training programs REBUILD globally leads in Haiti. The highlights of the evening program will include a reinvented runway show in partnership with deux mains, a curated silent auction, a boutique shopping experience, as well as food and drink for all attendees.
"This is our third year hosting Runway to Haiti and every year we've not only accomplished our fundraising goals but continued to grow and improve our event," says Julie Colombino, Founder & CEO. "With the help of Orlando businesses and advocates, along with some exciting updates to our event, we anticipate exceeding our goals in 2018." For more information or to purchase tickets or to donate online, please visit http://www.REBUILDglobally.org.
About REBUILD globally
Founded in 2010 after the devastating earthquake, REBUILD globally is committed to fighting poverty by building an educated and skilled workforce and creating a pathway to dignified employment. REBUILD globally works alongside its partner ethical fashion company deux mains to create a holistic solution for communities in poverty. To date, REBUILD globally has impacted over 2,500 individuals and has invested more than $750,000 into the Haitian economy.
JetBlue operates nearly a third of its capacity in the Caribbean and Latin America and recently began service between Port-au-Prince's Toussaint Louverture International Airport (PAP) and Orlando International Airport (MCO). Orlando is JetBlue's fourth focus city with service to Port-au-Prince. JetBlue currently offers nonstop flights to Haiti from New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), Boston Logan International Airport (BOS), and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL).
Isabel Walker, Director of Impact Partnerships