United Airlines Joins American Red Cross, Americares, Feeding America In Storm Relief

United airlines foundation offers matching grant

Mileageplus members can earn bonus miles by donating to partner organizations

United Airlines today announced that it will support the efforts of the American Red Cross, Americares and Feeding America to provide aid to those affected by super storm Sandy on the East Coast and Midwest. The United Airlines Foundation will donate up to a total of $50,000 to match donations from United customers and co-workers to the partner organizations.

In addition, United is also offering MileagePlus bonus award miles for cash donations to these organizations. MileagePlus members who give a minimum of $50 will receive 250 bonus miles, and those who contribute $100 or more will receive 500 bonus miles.

The airline is committing up to 5 million miles for contributions to support this initiative.

“United has deep roots in the affected areas and we’re committed to supporting the communities where our co-workers and customers live and work,” said Sonya Y. Jackson, president of the United Airlines Foundation. “These organizations have a critical need for funding and travel, and we are pleased to support them directly and to encourage others to support our partners’ humanitarian relief efforts.”

For more information, or to make a donation visit united.com.

Source = United Airlines
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