Spirit AeroSystems has announced its has awarded 28 grants amounting to USD 465,000 to nonprofit organizations from its annual Spirit Charity Golf Classic, the company said.
The nonprofit organizations are located in Kansas, Oklahoma and North Carolina and provide community services, especially for at-risk youth.
The annual event raises money for nonprofit organizations in Spirit communities and builds relationships with Spirit´s supplier partners. Since its founding in 2011, the classic has raised USD 1.67 million for charity. Funds raised at the annual event support children´s charities providing hunger relief, educational opportunities and health and wellness programs.
Spirit AeroSystems designs and builds aerostructures for both commercial and defense customers. With headquarters in Wichita, Kansas, Spirit operates sites in the U.S., U.K., France and Malaysia.