One of my favorite charities is the USO, an organization dedicated to supporting our military troops and their families. American Airlines just launched a new promotion running from May 27 – July 4th where you can earn 15 miles per dollar for donations to the USO. Props to American for stepping up and running a great marketing campaign to grow support for the USO and military families. I personally have made several donations to the USO and will be doing so again this year, so it makes sense to earn a few AA miles along the way! Keep in mind that you must donate through this webpage to earn the bonus AA miles.
There are also a few restrictions to keep in mind:
1 – Minimum of $25 donation to earn miles
2 – Annual cap of 60,000 AA miles earned through donations
Another cool element of this promotion is that you can buy AA gift cards and help the USO. For every $50 in American Airlines gift cards that you buy, AA will donate $5 to the USO. This is a great way to help the USO on travel that you would buy anyway! Make sure you visit this page before you buy any gift cards to make sure the USO gets credit.
This is a fantastic way to give back and support military families. 15 miles/$1 is quite a generous bonus for a donation and it’s great to see a corporation step up and support a worthy organization.