In the last two months, two airlines have gone out of business, Aloha and ATA, leaving thousands of flight attendants unemployed. These flight attendants were covered under union contracts that provided them stable wages, health care, and a path to retirement.
Now all of that is gone. They need a helping hand. Can you help?
Mark and Steve, two flight attendants and union members for over 15 years (who still have jobs thank goodness!) have joined Pride At Work, the organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender workers, to show some pride in the sky with a food drive.
More information after the fold....
Pride At Work is collecting donations that will go to buy grocery store gift cards for flight attendants who have been laid off. It will come in a card, with a personalized message from you. To find out more, visit Pride In The Sky.
If you give $30, $20 will go to a grocery gift card, and $10 will go to make you a member of Pride At Work or renew your membership. Have an IRS stimulus check that is burning in your pocket? Give $100 and $90 goes to gift cards and $10 goes to your Pride At Work membership. Give all $600, and $590 will go to put food on flight attendants' families tables.
As working folks, we depend on our community to help out when times are tough. Let's show our friends in the airline industry that the LGBT community cares about them in their time of need, regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity.
Please donate today.