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Wishes Take Flight In Washington And Alaska

Posted in Donate Car News, Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Wishes can take children all across the United States, and sometimes all around the world. Every child that is granted a wish through Make-A-Wish Washington and Alaska is unique and so are their wishes. Washington and Alaska are two of the most beautiful states in the whole country. Alaska has more wildlife than any other state and is by far the largest state in the country. Western Washington is the only place in the United States with a rainforest. In unique states like these, “Wish Kids” don’t have to travel far to experience something amazing. Still, some choose to travel long distances to make their memories.

Whether they are from Seattle, Tacoma or Anchorage when “Wish Kids” choose to travel to exotic and exciting locations for their wishes, Make-A-Wish makes arrangements to ensure that their whole family can go along. Since more than 74 percent of all wishes granted involve some kind of travel, the Make-A-Wish Wishes In Flight program is vital to making wishes come true. Frequent Flier Miles can go a long way in helping make wishes come true. Since donated miles never expire, you can give a lot or a little, at any time!

Donating frequent flier miles is simple. Just fill out a frequent flier donation form for Delta, United, Alaskan Airways or US Airways and your miles will help children with life-threatening medical conditions receive their wishes. You can also donate to Make-A-Wish by turning your JetBlue TrueBlue reward points into dollars for charity.

Other ways to help include:

  • Hosting a banner or badge on your website

  • Asking an employer to donate miles

  • Hosting a frequent flier miles donation drive at your workplace

Frequent Flier Mile Donations Can Benefit Washington and Alaskan Children

When providing wishes, airline tickets can be one of the biggest expenses to Make-A-Wish. With so many children choosing to travel, every donated mile is important and goes a long way when helping children receive their wish. Throughout the nation, Make-A-Wish would need 2.5 billion miles, or about 50,000 round-trip tickets to cover every travel wish each year. Frequent flier miles can help children travel all across the United States, to cities like Los Angeles, New York and Dallas. Make a difference in the life of a child by making a donation today!

Don’t Fly? You Can Still Make A Difference With Your Car Donation

Not everyone has frequent flier miles, but almost everyone drives. If your car is nearing the end of its time in your driveway and you are thinking about getting a new vehicle, consider donating to Wheels For Wishes, benefiting Make-A-Wish. Wheels For Wishes Washington and Alaska helps provide funding for Make-A-Wish to grant wishes to local children with life-threatening medical conditions.

Even if your car is no longer running, we can tow away or pick up your car for free and use it to benefit children in your community. Don’t deal with the stress of selling a car, or maintaining a vehicle that just doesn’t want to work – instead, donate your car and make a difference. Your donated vehicle can be transformed from an eyesore in your driveway or garage to a wish for a local Washington or Alaskan child. And, as a nonprofit, when you make a donation to Wheels For Wishes, you receive a great tax deduction!

Making a donation is simple. Just call us at 1-877-431-9474 or fill out our easy vehicle donation form online. Make the decision to donate! Car, truck, RV, SUV, boat or motorcycle – we make the donation process easy so you can continue along with your busy life. Make a donation by 11:59 p.m. Dec. 31 and your tax deduction will count toward that same year, so make your donation today!

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