Monday, June 6, 2011

Key Travel Teams Up With Action Against Hunger

Key Travel, a leading supplier of travel to the not-for-profit sector, is delighted to announce that humanitarian organisation Action Against Hunger has been chosen as its Charity of the Year. 

Key Travel staff voted for one of three shortlisted charities to become their Charity of the Year. Action Against Hunger, an international humanitarian organisation with life-saving programmes in over 40 countries, came out top as the employees’ chosen charity.

Key Travel staff across the country will take part in various activities throughout the year to raise vital funds for Action Against Hunger. Money raised by Key Travel staff will help the organisation to save the lives of malnourished children around the world and provide communities with safe drinking water and sustainable solutions to hunger.

Steve Summers, Chief Executive of Key Travel, says: “Key Travel is delighted to be able to support Action Against Hunger in its global fight against malnutrition. Our staff have an excellent track record for raising money for charity and I am sure that they are looking forward to applying themselves in support of this very worthy cause.”

Jean-Michel Grand, Executive Director of Action Against Hunger, says: “We are delighted to have been chosen by Key Travel staff as their Charity of the Year. Our teams are working tirelessly to save the lives of malnourished children around the world and we are helping five million people every year.  Our partnership with Key Travel is a great opportunity for us to work together to fight child malnutrition and help to put an end to world hunger.”

Action Against Hunger is currently responding to the humanitarian emergency at the Libya - Tunisia border as well as supporting families in Ivory Coast as they rebuild their lives following the recent crisis.  For more information about Action Against Hunger visit

Key Travel is the UK’s leading Travel Management Company (TMC) dedicated to the not-for-profit sector and specialises in getting charity and humanitarian workers to difficult places in a safe and cost-effective way. For more information about Key Travel visit

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