Donate Unused Airline Miles to Make-A-Wish's Miles for Smiles

With your help, NBC Connecticut and Make-A-Wish Connecticut collected over 3 million airline miles in the 2019 “Miles for Smiles” Campaign!

Your unused airline miles can be donated to help grant the wishes of deserving local children through the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

NBC Connecticut had the phone lines open all day to collect donations – but if you missed it, you can still help! Donate your miles from these participating airlines: United Airlines, Delta, American, Southwest, and JetBlue.


No spare miles lying around? Make-A-Wish is also accepting monetary donations as well.

More than 70 percent of Make-A-Wish’s granted wishes involve travel and NBC Connecticut viewers have helped offset travel costs for many.

Make-A-Wish grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength, and joy. Your donation will help children and their families through emotionally and physically challenging times.

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