Agents Donate To SOS Children’s Villages At Transat’s Sun Academies
Travel agents and various other industry members showed great generosity during the Transat Sun Academies cross-Canada tour in September, contributing a total of $6,300 to SOS Children’s Villages. This organization, present in 134 countries, is the world’s largest charity providing loving homes for children who have been abandoned or orphaned.
“A big thank-you to all the advisors who gave so generously to this cause that we care so much about,” said Nicole Bursey, Commercial Director for Transat Tours Canada. “We already know that this money will go toward helping children who really need it.”
All Sun Academy participant-donors were eligible to win an all-inclusive holiday package at a Hard Rock Hotel. There were 3 lucky winners: 1 from QC, 1 from ON, 1 from Atlantic Canada and 1 from Western Canada.
The winners were:
Quebec: Nathalie Mirasse, CAA-Quebec
Ontario: Pam McLeod, CAA Pickering
Atlantic: Jen Borden, Sears Travel, Halifax
Western Canada, Marcia George, Carlson Wagonlit
Transat has been a SOS Children’s Villages partner since the fall of 2009. This organization became the 1st humanitarian cause to be supported by the entire company as a way to show Transat’s commitment to communities in its origin and destination countries. Transat has donated a total of over $2 million to SOS Children’s Villages.