There’s another reason for my enthusiasm, though. This month-long campaign is all about helping with one of the most-expensive parts of granting wishes: travel.
Today, nearly 140 wish kids and their families will board a plane for a Make-A-Wish experience. That’s enough to fill a 737. And that’s our average number, every single day because nearly three-quarters of the wishes we grant involve travel.
Every frequent flier miles that our supporters donate is vital. All month long, we’re asking people to donate miles – and to challenge their friends to donate miles. All it takes to get involved is a way to make a video, a bit of creativity and a bit of childlike enthusiasm (I may have some spare childlike enthusiasm to loan out).
If this sounds like something you’d be onboard with, take a look at our Give Wishes Wings website for the details. See videos other people have made. Find out how many miles we’ve raised. And find out what frequent flier programs work with Make-A-Wish.