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Donating Frequent Flyer Miles Can Help A Child’s Dreams Come True

Posted in Donate Car News, Thursday, March 7, 2013

Donating your car to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation is one way to help a child’s wish come true. However, did you know that more than 70 percent of the wishes from children in the Mid-Atlantic region involve travel? With the busiest travel time for Make-A-Wish coming right around the corner, there are ways to help.

Make-A-Wish relies on frequent flyer miles to help wish kids – and their families – travel to their destinations. One way to help is to donate your frequent flyer miles to the Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic. Donated miles never expire and you can help transform the life of a child with a life-threatening medical condition.

Simply fill out a frequent flyer donation form and your miles will be donated. You can also help by:

  • Hosting a drive for frequent flyer miles at your workplace
  • Asking your employer to donate miles
  • Hosting a banner or badge on your blog or website.

For more information on getting involved, please check out the Mid-Atlantic Make-A-Wish website.

How Frequent Flyer Miles Benefit Mid-Atlantic Kids

Donating your miles can give Wish Kids an opportunity to make their dreams come true. Airline tickets are one of the biggest expense for Make-A-Wish, so every mile that can be donated can help the other dollars create a once-in-a-life time experience for a child who needs it.

Nationally Make-A-Wish needs around 2.5 billion miles each year to cover the 50,000 round-trip tickets needed for local children each year. Your donation of frequent flyer miles can make a local child and their family very thankful.

If your vehicle can’t take you to your dream destination, you can donate it to Wheels For Wishes and we could turn it into airline tickets for a local child needing to travel. You can be sure that your old vehicle will become so much more for a local child.

Don’t Like To Fly? Send A Child On A Dream Vacation Anyways

Maybe flying isn’t for you – certainly plenty of people aren’t fans of air travel – and that means you might not have miles to donate. That’s OK, because you can still help make a local child’s dream come true by making a vehicle donation through Wheels For Wishes benefiting Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic. Donating a vehicle will not only save you time and money that you would otherwise spend on getting rid of an old vehicle, but the vehicle will be transformed into a wish for a local child and gives you a great tax deduction at the same time. Wheels For Wishes is an IRSregistered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, and your donation is 100% tax deductible. Your car can make a wish come true!

To donate a vehicle to Wheels For Wishes, please call us at 1-877-431-9474, or fill out our easy online vehicle donation form. You will feel great about what your old car can do for a local child!

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