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Donate your airline miles. Grant more wishes.

At Make-A-Wish, we grant more than 340 wishes to local children facing critical illnesses each year; many of those include a travel element. To send wish children and their families to dream destinations, we need more than 40 million airline miles. 

The donation of air miles helps keep our wish costs down, allowing us to grant more wishes with the monetary donations we receive. 

How it Works:
Travelers can donate their unused, low balance or soon-to-expire airline miles to Make-A-Wish to help grant more wishes. Once donated, miles never expire. 

Accepted Airlines: Delta, United, American Airlines, Southwest and JetBlue. 

If you donate 1,000 or more, you will receive a premium luggage piece, generously donated by ecbc. Learn how to get your luggage piece here.

Donate Miles Now:

 Delta Donate Delta Miles
SkyMiles Representatives: (800) 323-2323

1,000-mile minimum
 United Donate United Miles 
Helpline: (800) 421-4655
500-mile minimum
 Southwest Donate Southwest Miles
Helpline: 1-800-I-FLY-SWA (1-800-435-9792)

2,000 point minimum 
Visit Southwest's web site and select Make-A-Wish when donating your Rapid Rewards points to help make wishes come true.
Donate American Miles
Helpline: (800) 882-8880
1,000-mile minimum
Visit where you can donate your AAdvantage® miles to American’s well-being program which supports health and wellness organizations including Make-A-Wish.
Donate JetBlue Points
Helpline: (800) JET-BLUE
500-point minimum
Visit JetBlue's web site and select Make-A-Wish when donating your TrueBlue points to help make wishes come true.

Tax Deductibility
The IRS recognizes award points and miles as a gift or an award from the corporation to the individual. Therefore, points and frequent flier miles donated to charity are not considered tax deductible.

Make-A-Wish® Orange County & the Inland Empire
3230 El Camino Real
Suite 100
Irvine, CA 92602-1389
(714) 573-9474

Make-A-Wish® Orange County & the Inland Empire, Riverside Office
1650 Spruce
Suite 100
Riverside, CA 92507
(951) 321-0179