Fly to Find a Cure for Cancer — and Earn Up to 15x Miles

Sep 22, 2015

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Now through October 15, 2015, you can make a tax-deductible contribution of $100 or more to the National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR) and receive up to 15 miles per dollar! That’s what we here at TPG call a win-win.

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The NFCR “Fly to Find a Cure” program has partnered with with American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta Air Lines to secure additional funds for an important cause: cancer research. The miles will appear in your account after four to six weeks.

To give you an idea of how it works, here’s the breakdown for American Airlines AAdvantage miles:

NFCR miles

And United MileagePlus miles:

United NFCR Miles

And Delta SkyMiles:

Delta NFCR Miles

The NFCR has valued the miles as follows (listed alongside TPG’s latest valuations):

  • AAdvantage — $0.022575 per mile (TPG: 1.7 cents)
  • MileagePlus — $0.027875 per mile (TPG: 1.5 cents)
  • SkyMiles — $0.023650 per mile (TPG: 1.2 cents)

This is a good deal for a great cause — so take advantage of this promotion and get these altruistic miles while you can. It’s worth noting that you can bank your earnings in your own loyalty account or that of a family member, so it’s a fantastic way to either top up your own stash or make a gift of your miles.

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