Tropic Air gives back to the King’s Children’s Home
Sunday, April 10th, 2016
Press Release – Tropic Air – April 6, 2016 – Tropic Air, The Airline of Belize, has announced the March results of its ongoing #TropicGivesBack fundraising campaign. For every ticket bought at the month’s selected station, $1 is donated to an organization chosen by our staff from that community. In February, $400 was donated to Arms of Love in Caye Caulker. March was the chosen month for Belmopan, with San Ignacio this month, and Punta Gorda chosen for May.
As part of the airline’s largest charitable fundraiser of the year, Tropic Air business partners, staff and customers joined efforts and raised $400 for The King’s Children Home in Belmopan. Rondell Usher, Station Manager, and his Staff presented a check to the organization on Monday, April 4th.
“Our culture of caring extends beyond our passengers, aircraft and our airports, and into the community at large. We try to put our ideas into actions though community programs such #TropicGivesBack” said John Greif III, Tropic Air’s President. “The dedication and many talents of our staff are the foundation of our success as an airline. Tropic is proud to be able to help our staff share that dedication and talent with the people in the communities we call home”, said Steve Schulte, Tropic Air CEO.
About The Kings Children Home
KCH is committed to assisting children from difficult circumstances, thereby helping them to become healthy, upright and productive citizens. For each child that comes through our doors, KCH provides secure housing, a nutritious and well-balanced diet, clothing, immunization and all medical attention needed, complete education, a loving environment where children learn discipline and respect for themselves and others, and the opportunity to grow spiritually Children who, for no reason of their own, are not able to be cared for by their parents or family members. Children, who are abandoned, abused, neglected or orphaned. Children who are in dangerous conditions, either self-imposed or inflicted by others.
About Tropic Air
Founded in 1979 by John Greif III with just a single airplane and two employees, Tropic has steadily grown to become the largest and most experienced airline in Belize. It now employs over 320 staff, offers over 200 daily scheduled flights to 18 destinations in Belize, Mexico, Honduras and Guatemala.
Tropic believes in giving back. It supports the development of the communities its serves through health, sports, and drug prevention, education and community projects. Tropic also supports the development and growth of the wider tourism industry of Belize through promotional initiatives locally and internationally.
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