Vote for one of four Buncombe County nonprofits to receive $10,000 from Spirit Airlines

Press release from Spirit Airlines:

WHAT: To help celebrate new service out of Asheville Regional Airport starting Sept. 6, Spirit Airlines is rewarding a nonprofit organization which serves the community.

Spirit is showcasing four deserving Buncombe County nonprofits whose work truly demonstrates the Giving Spirit. Beginning Aug. 8, Spirit is giving the community the chance to vote for one of four Buncombe County nonprofits to receive a $10,000 donation and 20 free Spirit Airlines tickets. The three runner-up organizations will receive 10 free Spirit Airlines tickets each to use any way they wish.

WHEN: Voting begins Aug. 8 and ends Aug. 23. Spirit will announce the winning organization Sept. 6.

WHERE:  Members of the community can vote once per day for one of the four nonprofit organizations at

·       Spirit Airlines
·       Four Buncombe County Nonprofits:
·       Buncombe Partnership for Children
·       Eblen Charities
·       Eliada
·       MANNA Food Bank

WHY: Spirit Airlines is committed to inspiring positive change in the cities it serves. Through its most valuable resources of time, flights and funding, Spirit supports organizations that seek to impact children, families, education and the military.

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