SMART JETS bets on Blessings in a Backpack to WIN at the Kentucky Derby!

"But the real winners are school children all over America, that wouldn't have the food they need over the weekends without this fantastic program," said Sergey Petrossov, CEO and Co-Founder of SMART JETS.

May 03, 2013, 13:56 ET from SMART JETS

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LOUISVILLE, Ky., May 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Blessings in a Backpack is a national 501c3 organization that helps impoverished children in 41 states to stay fed at home throughout the school year…leading to better test scores, improved reading skills, positive behavior, improved health and increased attendance…and was named Charity of the Year by People Magazine's first "Help Feed a Child Campaign."


Today, starting with the "Unbridled Eve" Gala at the Galt House Hotel, and continuing throughout May, SMART JETS will work to support Blessings in a Backpack with 2% of all revenue from flights that use the new SMART JETS app and enter the invite code BIAB…PLUS as an extra incentive to participate, SMART JETS will give an additional $1,500 in flight credits to those booking the trip. You can get the new app here at

"Blessings is thrilled to once again be a part of this amazing event! Children all across the country will benefit from tonight's party." - Nikki Grizzle, Director of Marketing & PR for Blessings in a Backpack.

The premier event leading up to the Derby, the Unbridled Eve Gala, is special not only because of the incredible food, spirits and the great causes it supports, but also because of the celebrities that come from coast to coast to enjoy the evening.

SMART JETS is excited to be a part of this year's Unbridled Eve celebration, which will feature celebrity attendees including Emmy and Golden Globe winning actress Jane Seymour…Television Star, author and designer Lauren Conrad…Actor William Fichtner (who we will see in the upcoming major motion picture feature The Lone Ranger), and Troy Hanson, CEO of World Media-LA, who coordinates key celebrity elements for each successful Unbridled Eve Gala. Learn more about this always amazing event at

Join SMART JETS in support of Blessings in a Backpack all through May with the invite code BIAB when you download the SMART JETS app at ...AND find out more about this worthy cause today at


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