Kids in Need program supports children worldwide

By creating programs that benefit organizations in the U.S. and around the world, American is working toward the mission of creating lasting and positive change in the lives of children. For more than 25 years, the American Airlines Kids in NeedSM program has provided worldwide support for children and their families, as well as for organizations dedicated to improving the quality of life for children with needs for medical, educational and social services issues. Beneficiaries of the program include individuals as well as organizations with needs related to medical, educational and social concerns and causes that heighten public awareness of children’s issues.
 

We have a history of supporting kids

 

American is committed to working with organizations that help make a difference in the lives of children.

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation continues to seek a cure and to improve the quality of life for those suffering with cystic fibrosis. Through its annual Celebrity Ski event and support of Great Strides walks, American helps the group by raising awareness and funds.

Snowball Express is one of the few charities dedicated to the children of our nation’s fallen military heroes. The all-volunteer nonprofit organization pays tribute to fallen military service members by helping their families connect with each other.

Give Kids The World Village is a nonprofit resort in Central Florida that creates magical memories for children with life-threatening illnesses and their families.

UNICEF’s Change for Good program is an innovative partnership that raises funds through donation of foreign currency. Customers on select American Airlines flights can donate unused U.S. and foreign currencies onboard to help UNICEF make a difference in the lives of children.

The Something mAAgic Foundation® Inc., is a nonprofit organization made of volunteers who are current and former employees of American Airlines. Something mAAgic supports the missions of children’s organizations such as Make-A-Wish®, Dream Factory, Take A Breather and Casey Cares to create magical memories for children with chronic or life-threatening medical conditions.

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The American Airlines Kids in Need program provides worldwide support for children and their families, as well as for organizations dedicated to improving the quality of life for children with needs for medical, educational, social services issues and/or for those that heighten public awareness of children's issues. Beneficiaries of the program include individuals as well as organizations with needs related to medical, educational and social concerns, and/or causes that heighten public awareness of children’s issues.