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Donate today and help make a difference

American Airlines is proud to partner with many worthy organizations to improve the communities where we live and work. There are multiple ways American customers can join in the causes that matter. AAdvantage® members can donate miles to a cause they are passionate about, or donate cash and earn miles for that next trip. Through your contributions, we can continue to make a difference in the lives of those in need.

Donate Miles to a Cause

Miles for Kids in Need

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.
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Miles for All Who Serve

The Miles for All Who Serve program provides assistance to organizations that work to support veterans, military members and their families. The mile-donation program includes opportunities to help caregivers and first responders, as well as giving a strategic emphasis on helping children of service members.
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Miles of Hope

The American Airlines Miles of Hope program provides worldwide support for organizations that help supply the basic needs of the most vulnerable population. Focusing on food, clothing, shelter, health, education and employment, the program works to benefit organizations that provide a strategic focus on children and/or those afflicted by unexpected adversity.
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Donate Cash to a Cause and Receive Miles

Miles for the Cure

American’s Miles for the Cure® program raises funds to support a study of inflammatory breast cancer (the most lethal form of the disease) through a research grant at the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. Miles for the Cure awards customers AAdvantage miles for every dollar they contribute to the research grant through Susan G. Komen.

Mile Donations Terms and Conditions:
  • *Minimum donation of 1,000 miles required. Members who have an available balance of less than 1,000 miles may donate their entire balance. Your donation is not tax deductible. Processing can take up to 48 hours.
  • American Airlines reserves the right to determine the final use of miles within the guidelines of the Miles For Kids In Need, Miles of Hope and Miles for All Who Serve programs.
Miles for the Cure Terms and Conditions:
  • Offer valid on contributions made online at
  • Minimum $25 donation required.
  • Mileage cap for a 12-month period is 600,000. Bonus miles do not count toward elite-status qualification.
  • Please allow up to eight weeks for the bonus miles to be posted to your account. Donations can only be accepted in U.S. dollars. All gifts are welcome; however, miles will only be earned for donations of at least $25. Miles for the Cure® is a mark of Susan G. Komen.

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