In the spirit of the holiday season, well-traveled airline--Delta, transformed one of their LAX hangars into the North Pole for children from Children's Hospital Los Angeles and P.S. Arts. A real treat for the kids, it was a day full of surprises and enchantment!
Produced by MKG, the sixth annual Holiday in the Hangar charity event in LAX's Terminal 5 welcomed more than 150 kids for a holiday celebration on December 13. Children from the hospital and the arts organization were invited to take pictures with Santa in a sleigh and participate in family-friendly holiday activities and crafts. As part of the Delta Force for Global Good initiative—which involves employees giving time and donating to the community—Delta staff members dressed as elves to help facilitate activities for the attendees.
Event partners included the Los Angeles Lakers, the LA Kings, and Grammys and the Grammy Museum, which provided on-site activations. Sprinkles Cupcakes and Ice Cream and Panda Express provided catering. Though they weren't actually able to fly anywhere, the children were able to board a decorated Delta flight that taxied them to the hangar. The plane featured holiday decor and flight attendants handed out chocolate cookies from Christmas stockings. As they deboarded the plane were greeted by event partner guests including Los Angeles Lakers alumni and Lakers Girls, team members from the Los Angeles Football Club, and the Coca-Cola Bear mascot.
Celebrating the care of children give us all the feels during the holidays! Way to go Delta and all your LA partners on devouring the details of another Holiday in the Hangar!