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Individual Initiative: Kate Wetzel, JetBlue - 2013 VolunteerMatch Client Summit

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Interview with Kate Wetzel, Manager, Corporate Social Responsibility at JetBlue, at the 2013 VolunteerMatch Client Summit in New York City. Kate explains that the personal passions and initiatives of their "crewmembers" often drive the activities of their corporate engagement program. She tells an inspiring story of the company's response to Superstorm Sandy, driven by these crewmembers.

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JetBlue Builds Playgrounds in Areas Impacted By Hurricane Sandy

-- New York's Hometown Airline ™ continues its longstanding partnership with KaBOOM! to create new playgrounds and safe play spaces for children --
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NEW YORK, May 14, 2013 / 3BL Media /PRNewswire/ -- JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU), New York's Hometown Airline™, today announced a commitment to build three playgrounds in areas devastated by Hurricane Sandy.  Dozens of cities in New York and New Jersey are still struggling to rebuild. With essential infrastructure such as hospitals, schools and roads being the primary focus, playgrounds and play spaces take a lower priority. Following natural disasters, play becomes even more critical as it creates a sense of normalcy and provides an emotional outlet for kids.

JetBlue Launches Online Charity Auction; FSG Creates New Shared Value Initiative for CGI; Sappi Fine Paper Nominated for Awards - CSR Minute for October 1, 2012

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JetBlue’s annual Bid for Good online charitable auction is now underway, Customers can bid on JetBlue Getaways vacation packages, exclusive access to VIP sporting events, signed memorabilia, and other one-of-a-kind experiences. This year’s proceeds will benefit KaBOOM!, a non-profit that sets up playgrounds for children, and PBS KIDS. The auction will continue through October 18th.

JetBlue Airways and KaBOOM! Embark on their 15th Playground Build Together

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- Hundreds of volunteers from the airline and the Community School for Creative Education, organizers from KaBOOM! and local residents come together to build a new playground in Oakland -

The playground location was determined by JetBlue's customers who were invited to vote on the next playground location on its Facebook page in February. The Bay Area was the lucky winner and will have a brand new park this summer - 

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- Hundreds of volunteers from the airline and the Community School for Creative Education, organizers from KaBOOM! and local residents come together to build a new playground in Oakland -

The playground location was determined by JetBlue's customers who were invited to vote on the next playground location on its Facebook page in February. The Bay Area was the lucky winner and will have a brand new park this summer - 

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