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Balloon flights in Andalusia to raise funds for the Ukrainian Red Cross. image: globotur

A hot air balloon company in Andalucia selling tickets with all proceeds going to the Ukrainian Red Cross

A number of initiatives have been launched across Spain to raise funds and stand in solidarity with the Ukrainian people in an attempt to alleviate the humanitarian crisis caused by the Russian invasion. Once such an action is launched by a hot air balloon company in Andalusia.

Many private organizations have started to collect funds under the coordination of the Administrations. The Globotur campaign will donate all of the money raised from their tickets to the Ukrainian Red Cross.

“We are sure that this situation due to these people in Ukraine worries you, and you must go further,” said Javier Benitez, CEO of the Sevillian hot air balloon company.

On January 5, 2020, Javier was the person in charge of taking the Three Kings of the East to Seville. With Ukraine around 3,000 km away, he is fully aware that he cannot save any of the refugees with his balloons, but he is ready to do his part to try to help them as best he can.

“We cannot transport people from Ukraine, but we can join the fundraising campaign to take care of these people, and, where possible, help cover their basic needs,” he said. he assured. This is how his #FlyForUkraine campaign has emerged.

Globotur has already collaborated in fundraising for the Responde plan of the Spanish Red Cross, with its #VuelaContraCovid19 countryside. This time, tickets for hot air balloon flights are on sale, the total amount of which will go to the Ukrainian Red Cross.

“Each ticket costs €175, which will be entirely donated to the Red Cross,” explained Javier Benitez. Globotur invites people to fly from four different locations in Andalusia: Arcos de la Frontera, Antequera, Cordoba and Seville.

To make your reservation, BOOK HERE, as reported by diariodesevilla.es.

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