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About us
Our Mission

"Promoting health, education, wellness and a brighter future for children in our global communities"

In 2009, two Delta Air Lines flight attendants, Carla Soto Mitchell and Laura de Alonso, were on a layover in Lima, Peru when they met Miguel Rodriguez Candia. Miguel runs Sagrada Familia, an orphanage for 800 children located an hour outside Lima. Lima was a regular trip for the duo, and they decided to use their job to positively impact the lives of underprivledged children in the cities they frequented.

In 2014, Delta’s own CEO stood behind this employee grassroots project with the mission to provide health, wellness, and education in the community that Delta serves - and thus,
Caring Crew was born!

Back home in Atlanta, they collected donations of clothing and books (and even cellos!) by asking friends and family to part with what they didn’t need. They asked their colleagues to help with their "Nachos for Niños" fundraisers they held in the employee break rooms in the Atlanta airport. They reached out to friends of friends to help bring financial and material donations to Lima. Each December, Carla and Laura would rally the troops of volunteers (including the pilots and flights attendants from their flights) to fly down to Lima to throw a Christmas party for the kids.

Our History
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