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Delta Air Lines Donates to Iron Range Charities
FOX 21 News, KQDS-DT
Wednesday, December 18, 2013 - 4:23pm
Chisholm, MN -
CHISHOLM - Delta Air Lines made a hefty donation to two Iron Range charities who focus on wellness and education.Mesabi Family YMCA and the United Way of Northeastern Minnesota received $6000.
The Y said they will put the money towards their financial assistance program.
United Way said they need the funds for their Buddy Backpack program which sends food home every Friday with children who are at risk of being hungry.
"We always, always can use the extra money it never ever goes to anything that isn't really important,” said Shelley Valentini with the United Way of Northeastern Minnesota. “Makes such a difference in people's lives so we're very appreciative of this surprise gift."
This month Delta will give $50,000 to different Minnesotan organizations.