Airline donates furniture to Missing Children Society of Canada through
CALGARY, April 21 /CNW/ - WestJet, through Green Solutions' Revive(TM)
program, will be giving new life to old office furniture on Earth Day, by
donating and delivering product to the Missing Children Society of Canada.
Date: Wednesday, April 22, 2009
Time: 10:00 a.m. Mountain Time
Location: Missing Children Society of Canada
Suite 219, 3501 - 23 Street NE
By diverting tonnes of waste from landfills and donating office furniture
from former WestJet buildings to numerous deserving charities in the Calgary
community, WestJet and Green Solutions have been able to do the right thing on
the social, environmental and fiscal front.
A team of WestJetters will be on hand to help with the delivery, and
representatives from WestJet, Green Solutions and Missing Children Society of
Canada will also be available for comment.
Recovery statistics and a list of deserving organizations that have
benefited from WestJet furniture will be available at the event.
WestJet is Canada's leading high-value low-cost airline offering
scheduled service throughout its 55-city North American and Caribbean network.
Named one of Canada's most admired corporate cultures in 2005, 2006, 2007 and
2008, WestJet pioneered low-cost flying in Canada. WestJet offers increased
legroom, leather seats and live seatback television provided by Bell TV on its
modern fleet of 79 Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft. With future confirmed
deliveries for an additional 42 aircraft, bringing its fleet to 121 by 2013,
WestJet strives to be the number one choice for travellers.
About Green Solutions
Green Solutions North America Inc. (GSNAI) is an organization that
provides Corporate Social Responsibility Solutions. Through its innovative
program - Revive(TM) - affordably relieves companies of no longer needed
facility assets (furniture, supplies, equipment), avoids traditional landfill
destinations by redistributing those assets to schools, non-profits and health
facilities that are in need of additional resources to conduct their work.
Green Solutions Charitable Trust is a fully registered charitable
organization. Revive(TM) is able to take items that have been retrieved from
client's offices and donate them to non-profits, schools, health care
facilities and other deserving and needy organizations locally, nationally and
internationally. Revive(TM) assumes title to the agreed upon merchandise and
is solely responsible for all related actions and claims, the title of these
assets is transferred to the beneficiaries. www.greensolutionsfoundation.org
For further information:
For further information: WestJet Media Relations, 1-888-WJ 4 NEWS
(1-888-954-6397), E-mail: email@example.com, Website: www.westjet.com;
GSNAI Public Relations, (866) 496-4733, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org,