Wheels Up Supports TAPS Assistance for Military Families
NEW YORK, May 25, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, leading private aviation company, Wheels Up (NYSE: UP) in partnership with Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS), a non-profit organization that offers compassionate care to those grieving the loss of a military loved one, will fly the family of fallen military hero, Lieutenant Colonel Jay Thoman, from Atlanta to Washington, D.C. for Memorial Day Weekend to attend TAPS' Annual Military Survivor Seminar and Good Grief Camp.
- The Wheels Up partnership with TAPS is part of Wheels Up Cares, a platform that was created to make an impact and lend the brand's support to causes that are important to Wheels Up members, families and friends.
- "Through the Wheels Up Cares program, our goal is to bring awareness to organizations like TAPS as they work to care for grieving families of those who gave their lives for our freedom," said Todd Smith, CFO and interim CEO of Wheels Up.
- "We're grateful for Wheels Up's continued partnership," said Bonnie Carroll, TAPS Founder and President and Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient.
- In partnership with TAPS, Wheels Up unveiled a camouflage-painted Beechcraft King Air 350i aircraft in 2019, which honors those in the military who bravely serve our country.