Tomorrow Will be the 40 th Anniversary of American Airlines Flight 191 a regularly scheduled passenger flight operated by American Airlines from O'Hare International Airport in Chicago, Illinois to Los Angeles International Airport in Los Angeles, California. On May 25, 1979, the McDonnell Douglas DC-10-10 operating this flight was taking off from runway 32R when it crashed into the ground. All 258 passengers and 13 crew on board were killed, along with two people on the ground. With 273 fatalities, it is the deadliest aviation accident to have occurred in the United States
Interested in helping fellow SDSS graduate Andrea Isabel build homes for the less fortunate? Keep reading! She will be embarking on her 4 week journey of a lifetime to Ecuador on August 4th and is currently raising money to help buy supplies for the construction of these homes. She will be volunteering in Pujili, Ecuador. The goal for her volunteer team is to build homes for 22 unprivileged families living in this village. While she is there she will become part of the community and will be working alongside these families to help reach their goal of bettering 22 families lives with their hard work and compassion. Whether it be $2 or $100, every penny counts! All funds go to this great cause, so please give what you can. I am so excited for her to embark on this wonderful opportunity. She will be changing lives and in turn have her life changed. If you are at all interested in this please check out http://www.gofundme.com/Andrea-Ecuador2014 and donate anything you can. She will also be doing a freezie sale this Friday May 30th at lunch most likely outside the caf but if not, outside the Link room! Minimum donation of $2! Check it out!
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