Make-A-Wish seeks airline miles donations

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Make-A-Wish Oregon, which also serves Southwest Washington, is asking for airline miles donation in order to send local kids to dream destinations.

The nonprofit hopes to collect 8 million airline miles in August. Miles donated to the organization’s Wishes in Flight program never expire.

About 75 percent of the wishes granted by Make-A-Wish in Oregon and Southwest Washington last year included air travel. Make-A-Wish arranges travel for wish kids to meet celebrities, visit theme parks, reconnect with close friends who moved away and reach numerous other dream destinations, according to the organization.

To make an airline miles donation, visit www.oregon.wish.org.