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Holland America Line Marks $4.7 Million Donated for Cancer Support

Fundraising walks held on 500 cruises each year February 4, 2016 – In honor of World Cancer Day, Holland America Line guests and employees have to date raised more than $4.7 million for cancer support through “On Deck” programming. The current On Deck for a Cause program benefits six international cancer organizations located in the […]

Carnival Reaches $5 Million Goal for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

COMMITS TO RAISING ANOTHER $10 MILLION OVER NEXT 5 YEARS September 17, 2015 – After achieving a $5 million fundraising goal for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®, Carnival Cruise Line has announced an additional $10 million goal by 2020, while continuing its role as the hospital’s Official Celebration Partner. The announcement was made by Carnival […]

Carnival Corporation and Brands Donate $200,000 to Earthquake Relief Efforts in Nepal

May 6, 2015 — Carnival Corporation & plc teamed with several of its global cruise brands to pledge $200,000 to relief efforts in Nepal in the wake of April’s devastating earthquake. Carnival Corporation is working through Mercy Corps, the Disaster Emergency Committee and Save the Children to support on the ground teams distributing emergency supplies […]

Star Princess To Deliver Relief Supplies To Cabo San Lucas

October 3, 2014 – Star Princess will call on Cabo San Lucas tomorrow for the first time following Hurricane Odile, bringing needed relief supplies to area residents impacted by the storm. The Princess cruise ship will deliver pallets of bottled water, milk and paper products, among other supplies. “The residents of Cabo San Lucas form […]

Carnival’s Fundraising For St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Surpasses $5 Million

July 15, 2014 – Through a variety of innovative fundraising activities, Carnival Cruise Lines has raised more than $5 million for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital for the hospital’s many lifesaving pediatric cancer research and treatment programs. In addition to its Care to Play: Carnival for St. Jude Kids shipboard fundraising campaign, the cruise line […]

MSC CRUISES DONATES $4.1 MILLION DOLLARS TO UNICEF

June 30, 2014 – MSC Cruises has donated more than $4.1 million to UNICEF, the United Nations agency that fights for the rights of children around the world, during a handover ceremony at MSC Cruises’ Geneva headquarters. MSC Cruises and UNICEF joined forces in 2009 under the “Get on Board for Children” initiative, which encourages […]

Royal Caribbean “GIVE Day” Volunteers Refresh Miami-Dade Park

March 18, 2013 – Standing under a canopy of trees, gazing out at the turquoise waters of Biscayne Bay, it’s hard to believe that Oleta River State Park is set in the hustle and bustle of Miami-Dade County. As Florida’s largest urban park, Oleta receives more than 500,000 visitors each year, and, until now, has […]

Princess Cruises Presents $600,000 in Donations to Veterans Charities

January 13, 2014 – Princess Cruises raised $600,000 during the line’s “Cruising for a Cause” fundraising cruise for veterans this past November. The funds have been divided equally between Operation Homefront and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, with Alan Buckelew, former president and CEO of Princess Cruises and a Vietnam veteran, today presenting a $300,000 […]

HOLLAND AMERICA LINE DONATES BLANKETS KNITTED DURING GRAND WORLD VOYAGE TO PROJECT LINUS

June 6, 2012. Holland America Line partnered in the donation of 85 blankets and 50 hats to the Seattle chapter of Project Linus Friday, June 1, aboard ms Amsterdam while the ship was in Seattle. Linda Lane, the local head of the Seattle chapter, accepted the donations that were knitted by a group of volunteer […]