Go Back  FlyerTalk Forums > Community > Flyertalk Cares
Reload this Page >

Support a FT friend while supporting a great cause!

Support a FT friend while supporting a great cause!

Old Aug 27, 02, 2:30 pm
Join Date: Jan 2002
Location: Novato, CA
Programs: SAS EuroBonus, LH M&M, Finnair Plus, SPG Preferred Plus
Posts: 785
It's only $100 now guys! Come on, some wonderful FT'er is going to put it over the top... I can feel it! Go Russ!

UAX@SFO is offline  
Old Aug 29, 02, 7:26 am
FlyerTalk Evangelist
Join Date: Sep 2000
Programs: DL FO, Marriott Gold, SPG Gold
Posts: 12,003
Hi folks, due to the extremely positive response from our fellow Ft'ers, Russ has raised his goal and hopefully we will all pitch in to help him meet it. By doing so, we are showing our support to a true friend of FT who put his job at DL at risk to better serve us. In addition, we are contributing to a extremely important charity.
RSSrsvp is offline  
Old Aug 29, 02, 9:03 pm
Moderator: Delta SkyMiles, Luxury Hotels, TravelBuzz! and Italy
Join Date: Oct 2001
Location: Los Angeles
Posts: 26,386
Thanks to the FT Community, Russ is now over $3000.00. Pretty remarkable, when one considers that his original goal was to reach $1000.00. Let the Community continue to show it's true spirit by forwarding this thread to others who appreciate this gentleman's effort to make a difference.
obscure2k is offline  
Old Sep 9, 02, 1:39 pm
Join Date: Apr 2000
Location: ATL, PAR, AMS & back to ATL
Programs: Delta SkyMiles, Hilton HHonors Gold, SPG Gold & Avis First
Posts: 1,222
A big thank you, obscure2k! You and andymo99 have been terrific "cheerleaders" for this cause!

In just three weeks, the current goal of $3,335 has almost been reached (only $165 away).

In the next 6 weeks (the walk is 10/20/02) I hope to pass this goal and then some. Thank you to everyone for their support.

Remember to forward this thread to everyone you know!
Russ21Atl is offline  
Old Sep 18, 02, 12:00 pm
FlyerTalk Evangelist
Join Date: Sep 2000
Programs: DL FO, Marriott Gold, SPG Gold
Posts: 12,003
Folks, let us not forget this worthy cause.
RSSrsvp is offline  
Old Oct 6, 02, 12:23 am
Moderator: Delta SkyMiles, Luxury Hotels, TravelBuzz! and Italy
Join Date: Oct 2001
Location: Los Angeles
Posts: 26,386
--The essence of the FT community is in this great thread. --thanks to FT community, Randy and the support of those who appreciate Russ' advocacy for all of us, the contributions are now over $3600.00!! His original goal was $1000.00--there are still two weeks left to make your contribution and some will receive triple AMEX miles. Please take the time to read Andymo99's opening statememt. --
obscure2k is offline  
Old Oct 16, 02, 10:34 am
Original Poster
Join Date: Aug 2001
Location: SEA - DL DM/2MM, *A Gold, SPG Lifetime Plat, some other car and hotel stuff
Posts: 5,647

Pardon the interruption, but I wanted to update the FT Community folks on the success of Russ' fundraising.

According to Russ' donation page, our friend is closing in on the $5000 mark! The folks over at the DL forum are pushing hard to get to that final milestone, which is so far beyond what Russ ever imagined raising for AID Atlanta, whose mission is "to provide a broad, compassionate range of HIV / AIDS services through the continuous support of our donors, volunteers and friends. AID Atlanta offers services targeted to the special needs of all individuals who are living with HIV disease, including those facing addiction or mental health issues. All services are accessible to clients regardless of any language barriers."

Check out the thread to see what a great thing we have going, and how supportive the FT family has been in supporting a friend and an important cause.

And of course, if you'd like to help our final fundraising push, that would be excellent. Donating online is extremely simple, and your donation is, of course, tax-dedutible.

A few stats to knock your socks off:
-Russ is the #1 top fundraiser event-wide
-Russ' total raised is even a drop higher than the #2 fundraising TEAM (and of course Russ' Delta team is the #1 Team by a wide margin)
-With a few hundred dollars more, Russ will join the ranks of top corporate sponsors, thanks in large part to the FT community!

Great work, FT'ers. We should all feel proud.

[This message has been edited by andymo99 (edited 10-16-2002).]
andymo99 is offline  
Old Oct 19, 02, 7:06 pm
Join Date: Jan 2002
Location: Atlanta, GA, USA
Posts: 513
Russ is now at $4860, only a little bit more to go. He needs 6 people to contribute $25 each. Come on FT'ers!
jimpop is offline  
Old Oct 20, 02, 6:41 am
Commander Catcop
Join Date: May 1998
Posts: 10,259
Congrats again Russ and you too Andy! A worthy achievement.

And if you both ever make it up to NYC I'd like to shake your hands and salute you both for your hard work, dedication and contributions to Delta (and bringing this community a little closer!)

(Sending Positive cat vibes the goal is MET!)

[This message has been edited by Catman (edited 10-20-2002).]
Catman is offline  
Old Oct 20, 02, 10:38 am
Original Member
Join Date: May 1998
Location: San Antonio, Texas
Programs: AA- Lifetime Platinum; Marriott - Lifetime Platinum: Starwood - Gold; IHG - Platinum
Posts: 2,201
Congratulations Russ! I see the goal was both met and exceeded at $5265! Very well done! Please give us a follow up about the walk itself.

Thanks go to Russ, FT, Andymo99 and Obscure2K for keeping the goal visible. What a terrific community we have here!

[This message has been edited by paradocs (edited 10-20-2002).]
paradocs is offline  

Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Manage Preferences - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell or Share My Personal Information -

This site is owned, operated, and maintained by MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. Copyright © 2023 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Designated trademarks are the property of their respective owners.