United Airlines is partnering with AmeriCares,
American Red Cross and Operation USA in their efforts to provide
aid to those affected by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.
United Airlines Foundation will donate up to $50,000 to match
donations to partner organizations from United customers and
The airline will also provide a one-time mileage bonus
to MileagePlus members who donate. United will contribute up to 5
million miles for this initiative.
MileagePlus members who
give between $50-99 will receive 250 bonus miles, those who
contribute $100-249 will receive 500 bonus miles, and members who
donate more than $250 will receive 1,000 miles.
“Our hearts go
out to the people in the Philippines as they recover from this
devastation,” said Mark Anderson, United’s Senior Vice President
of Corporate and Government Affairs. “In difficult times like
these, our employees and customers always show their generosity,
and we’re proud to partner with AmeriCares, American Red Cross and
Operation USA to make sure that generosity can directly support
vital humanitarian relief needed in the Philippines.”
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