The partnership between St. Jude and American Airlines began in 2006. Since then, American Airlines has shared hospital awareness with their American Airlines guests by supporting the St. Jude Thanks and Giving Campaign and through national sponsorships. More than one million dollars has been donated to St. Jude through in-kind donations which help continue the St. Jude mission of Finding Cures. Saving Children.® This year, with the support of American Airlines, airline guests can watch a thirty-second inflight St. Jude PSA during December, as well as read a print St. Jude Thanks and Giving
American Airlines has been one of three national sponsors of the St. Jude Walk/Run for the last five years, and this year’s event will have even more American Airlines participation. In 2018, American is affording employees the opportunity to volunteer at St. Jude events, reaping an airline certificate for every 50 hours of community service participation. Continuing their annual support, American Airlines supports St. Jude events in AA’s hub markets.