NEW YORK, May 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Fareportal, the travel technology company powering CheapOair and OneTravel, recently hosted a fundraiser to support the New York City-based non-profit, New York Cares.
The company raised over $10,000 as the capstone for their National Volunteer Month campaign. A few weeks earlier, Fareportal joined New York Cares for a park cleanup project on Earth Day. Fareportal employees gathered at Morningside Park in Harlem for a day of removing invasive species, clearing the park of trash and debris, and planting new trees.
"Giving back to the community has been a pillar of our company's mission from the very beginning," said Sam S. Jain, CEO and Founder of Fareportal. "We are proud to help support the impactful work New York Cares is doing, both as volunteers and as a donor."
New York Cares is the largest non-profit organization in New York City with over 1,600 volunteer projects taking place each month. The program involves around 64,000 volunteers and serves over 400,000 New Yorkers in need each year. New York Cares specializes running in high-impact projects focused around education, immediate needs, and public spaces.
"As a global company, we are involved with charity organizations all over the world, but it feels good to work with charities doing amazing work right here in our hometown," said Corissa Leong, Senior Vice President of People and Culture at Fareportal. "We are thrilled to support the New York Cares mission of meeting critical needs in the community."
Fareportal has a longstanding commitment to helping communities in need through charitable donations and volunteer work. The company is always seeking out new opportunities to get involved with charity organizations both at home and abroad.
Fareportal is a high-tech, high-touch travel company that powers a next generation travel concierge service. Utilizing its innovative technology and company-owned and operated global contact center, Fareportal has built strong industry partnerships; providing access to over 450 airlines, 150,000 hotels, and hundreds of car rental companies that serve millions of customers every year. With a portfolio of consumer travel brands, including CheapOair and OneTravel, Fareportal enables consumers to book online, on mobile apps for iOS and Android, by phone or live chat. Fareportal provides its airline partners with access to a broad customer base that books high-yield international travel and add-on ancillaries.
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