Delta Join Alliance Theatre Company

Delta Air Lines will partner with the Alliance Theatre to collect food for
Atlanta`s underprivileged through Hosea Feed the Hungry and Homeless. The
carrier also will offer a monetary gift to the organization and donate 100
tickets to the Boys and Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta to a performance of
“A Christmas Carol.”

Delta will also gather food from employees throughout its Atlanta campus
culminating at Delta Night at the Alliance on Dec. 10. “Delta is Atlanta`s
hometown airline, and it`s important to us to support Atlanta`s families
as well as the arts in this community,” said Lee Macenczak, senior vice
president - Delta`s Sales and Distribution. “We wanted to recognize the
efforts of Delta people make a meaningful contribution to one of our
city`s foremost charitable organizations and invite some of Atlanta`s
children to enjoy the performance with us.”

“The kindness of Delta and the Alliance Theatre will ensure many of
Atlanta`s homeless won`t go hungry this holiday season,” said Elisabeth
Omilami, daughter of the late founder Rev. Hosea L. Williams and a
longtime cast member of “A Christmas Carol.” “We so appreciate the efforts
of both of these organizations and know that through the 28,000 Delta
people working in Atlanta and the Alliance theatre`s attendees, donations
will be great.”

“Hosea Feed the Hungry and Delta have long demonstrated their deep
commitments to feeding the body and the spirit of Atlanta,” said Susan V.
Booth, Artistic Director of the Alliance Theatre. “It is a great honor for
the Alliance to partner with these generous institutional partners through
our production of “A Christmas Carol.”

Delta Air Lines, the world`s second largest airline in terms of passengers
carried and the leading U.S. carrier across the Atlantic, offers 6,408
flights each day to 457 destinations in 82 countries on Delta, Song, Delta
Shuttle, Delta Connection and Delta`s worldwide partners. Delta is a
founding member of SkyTeam, a global airline alliance that provides
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The Alliance Theatre is the largest resident theatre company in the
Southeast, serving an annual audience of 320,000 through work on its two
stages for adult audiences, two plays each season for young audiences, and
a wide offering of classes and educational experiences for all ages. As
the premier theatre of the Southeast, the Alliance Theatre sets the
highest artistic standards, creating the powerful experience of shared
theatre for diverse people. A non-profit organization, it is supported in
part by the National Endowment for the Arts, the Georgia Council for the
Arts, the Fulton County Commission with guidance from the Fulton County
Arts Council, the City of Atlanta Bureau of Cultural Affairs, Office of
the Mayor, and by contributions from individuals, corporations and
foundations.
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