WestJet's "Christmas Miracle" Highlights The Importance Of Giving During These Unprecedented Times


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WestJet's 2020 "Christmas Miracle" hopes to inspire others to donate to people in need (Credit: WestJet.com)

Canada's WestJet Airlines is famous for its annual "Christmas Miracle" videos. In the past, the heartwarming footage has shown the airline's employees surprising a few, unsuspecting families with extravagant gifts, ranging from iPods to vacations to diamond rings. While the 2020 "Christmas Miracle" did not involve any fancy presents, it is equally uplifting and much more far-reaching.

The poignant video shows employees creating care packages with essentials like blankets, personal protective equipment, food and hot meals, as well as gifts for seniors and children, and loading them onto aircraft and delivery vehicles. Upon reaching their respective destinations, WestJetters, donned in the company's iconic blue Santa hats, deliver the carefully wrapped boxes to charities, healthcare facilities, and frontline workers to share the holiday spirit. The company hopes this year's "Christmas Miracle" will encourage people worldwide to donate generously to those in need during these difficult times.

WestJet delivered over 1.3 million essential items to those in need (Credit: WestJet/YouTube screen capture)

"Even though we may be apart, by giving together, we can inspire new traditions and uplift spirits during these challenging times," said Arved von zur Muehlen, WestJet Chief Commercial Officer. "Throughout the pandemic, Canadians have been stepping up for each other, and this holiday season, we encourage everyone to celebrate the spirit of Christmas by giving from the heart and supporting local organizations with acts of care."

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

Stay safe and healthy!

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  • orca117
    orca117Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at 8:33 am
    merry Christmas
    • orca117
      orca117Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at 8:32 am
      wow that is very kind
      • optimus_lover
        optimus_loverTuesday, January 12, 2021 at 7:53 am
        That's nice
        • animal_crossing
          animal_crossingMonday, January 11, 2021 at 10:37 am
          Merry Christmas!
          • jjoey
            jjoeyMonday, January 11, 2021 at 10:18 am
            mary chirst mas
            • ultrajango
              ultrajangoMonday, January 11, 2021 at 8:55 am
              stay safe and merry Christmas!
              • spar7037
                spar7037Saturday, January 9, 2021 at 2:34 pm
                so sad i don't like COVID 19
                • bhubaneswar
                  bhubaneswarSaturday, January 9, 2021 at 10:57 am
                  Canada is really working hard.
                  • unigirl333
                    unigirl333Saturday, January 9, 2021 at 9:05 am
                    • fridathe13thfan
                      fridathe13thfanFriday, January 8, 2021 at 7:11 am
                      I'm Amazed For What They Did