Family Bonds Foundation offers limited-time raffle to raise funds for members of the travel community in need


Until October 27, donors will have the opportunity to win exciting travel prizes including cruises, land packages and more.

Posted: October 19, 2021 at 8:00 a.m. CDT|Update: 1 hour ago

NEW YORK, October 19, 2021 / PRNewswire / – In the United States, and particularly over the past year throughout the pandemic, many family members of the travel industry – advisers, suppliers and individuals within their communities – were confronted with unforeseen circumstances which affected them financially. .

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The Family Bonds Foundation serves the charitable needs of those who work in the travel industry as well as the community at large. Grants are given to support those in need of assistance as a result of natural disasters, illnesses and various other types of financial hardship.

This year, the Family Bonds Foundation is kicking off their annual fundraising efforts with a special raffle, made possible through the generosity of Travel Leaders Group’s preferred travel partners, who have graciously donated various prizes. For each $ 10 Donated, donors will receive a raffle ticket to support the mission of the Family Bonds Foundation and enter to win prizes.

The raffle prizes include ocean cruises, river cruises, land packages, hotel stays and premium international air tickets.

In addition, for donations of $ 20 or higher, donors will receive a digital copy of the Family Bonds Foundation cookbook, which includes recipes from chefs and staff from preferred vendors, and authentic local recipes from destination partners.

“Travel brings people together, and the travel industry repeatedly demonstrates its compassion by supporting those in need,” said Jackie Friedman, president of the Family Bonds Foundation. Friedman oversees the Foundation’s board of directors and provides strategic direction. She is also president of Nexion Travel Group. “Now more than ever, the travel counselor community needs our support, and we encourage everyone to get involved as we continue to work to fulfill our organization’s mission of supporting those who need our help. during difficult times. “

To donate, visit or text BONDS to 56512. Donors will receive a raffle ticket for each $ 10 donate. Donations must be received between September 27, 2021, and October 27, 2021 To 11:59 p.m. ET. The raffle winners will be drawn on October 29, 2021, and a representative of the Family Bond Foundation will notify the winners to claim their prizes. The other terms and conditions apply.

“Family Bonds came in through a very difficult time in my life, and I encourage everyone to donate to this organization,” said grant recipient Family Bonds. native fox, who heard about the Family Bonds Foundation through joining Nexion Travel Group. “After a severe attack of typhoid fever, I needed surgery to repair my digestive system. Needless to say, it was an expensive proposition. My Family Bond Grant, however, allowed me to paying for my surgery and helped me through my recovery when I was not working. I can’t adequately thank the donors who made this possible. We can all lend a hand sometimes, and that’s why Family Bonds exist. “

Founded in 2015 by John lovell, President of Travel Leaders Group, a division of Internova Travel Group, the Family Bonds Foundation supports families, their children and their communities in difficulty. Each year, nominations of deserving candidates are selected from members of the Travel Leaders Group and preferred partners. The Foundation Board, which includes Travel Leaders Group executives, travel advisors and preferred partners, reviews nominations and awards grants the following year.

If you know someone who is going through tough times or financial hardship and would like to nominate them for a grant, please visit the Family Responsibility website and click “nominate”. The deadline for applications for the next round of grants is October 27.

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About Travel Leaders Group
Travel Leaders Group, a division of Internova Travel Group, encompasses franchise and consortium operations, hospitality business and brands primarily focused on leisure, cruise and tour. This includes Travel Leaders Network, Nexion Travel Group, Barrhead Travel, Roadtrips, Travel Leaders Vacation Center, CruCon Cruise Outlet, and Cruise Specialists. Travel Leaders Network is North America largest travel network with more than 6,000 agencies.

About Internova Travel Group
Internova Travel Group is one of the world’s largest travel services companies with a collection of leading brands providing high quality personal travel expertise to leisure and corporate clients. Internova manages leisure, business and franchise businesses through a portfolio of separate divisions. Internova represents more than 62,000 travel counselors at more than 6,000 company-owned and affiliated locations, primarily in United States, Canada and the UK, with a presence in more than 80 countries.

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