Carnival Corporation & plc announced that the corporation’s philanthropic arm, Carnival Foundation, and five of its global cruise line brands together with the Micky and Madeleine Arison Family Foundation have collectively pledged over US$1.25 million to support disaster recovery efforts from raging bushfires causing widespread devastation throughout Australia. The pledge includes US$1 million from the… read more of “Carnival…”
Holland America Line President Orlando Ashford presented a check for $25,000 to Seattle Children’s Hospital’s Uncompensated Care Fund Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016, at the Seattle Mariners’ home game at Safeco Field. The company made the donation as part of its partnership with the Seattle Mariners Major League Baseball team and the “K’s for Kids” program… read more of “Holland America…”
Corporate giving is part of the daily culture at Holland America Line. The company prides itself on doing its part to make a difference all over the world.
On July 23, 2013 while the Nieuw Amsterdam was visiting Monte Carlo, Monaco, guest relations manager Jody Becker, with the assistance from guest relations assistant Rose Robles, organized the donation of 18 boxes of various items including clothing, books, shoes and toys to the International Charity Organization St. Vincent de Paul Society of Monaco.
While in St. Lucia earlier this year, Noordam made a generous donation to the “Project Smile” foundation. The donation included proceeds raised from a crew coin collection, clothes, toys, bathrobes, kids bingo cards and giant chocolate bars! Sister Anthonio was also invited on board for lunch with Hotel Director Mark Pells. Here are photos from… read more of “Noordam Makes…”
The Volendam made a donation of clothing, shoes and other items, including a guitar to the Komodo Village in Indonesia on December 5th. It was quite an adventure to get the items there. We first loaded them onto our tender and then transferred them to local boats on the pier. The local boats then took… read more of “Volendam Makes a…”
During the repositioning cruise to South America, Veendam’s team donated medical supplies, blankets and bathrobes to Guayaquil Villa Hogar Esperanza, a retirement home in Manta, Ecuador. Here are a couple of photos of the retirement home residents trying out the new walkers, donated by Veendam.
On Nov. 4th, at the Port of Cartagena, Colombia, Zuiderdam made a large donation to the local non-profit organization Granitos de Paz (Grains of Peace) and Friends for Colombia. With the help of many hands, Zuiderdam was able to donate: · 7 boxes of hangers · 1 box of pillow cases · 21 boxes of… read more of “Zuiderdam’s…”