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Donating your airline miles is one simple way you can help grant a life-changing Make-A-Wish experience to a child with a life-threatening medical condition. That’s why WCCO-TV, NewsRadio 830 WCCO and Make-A-Wish Minnesota are teaming up for the 2nd Annual WCCO Wishes in Flight Airline Miles Drive on Feb. 25.
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  • It takes nearly 75 million miles annually to send Minnesota wish children on their wish trips.
  • 75% of wishes granted for Minnesota kids involve travel.
  • 50,000 miles are needed for one domestic round trip ticket.
  • 100,000 miles are needed for one international round trip ticket.

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WHAT: WCCO viewers will get the opportunity to donate airline miles that can help grant a life-changing wish experience.
WHEN:
Tune into WCCO from 5 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Feb. 25
HOW TO DONATE:
Call the phone bank number on the day of the drive (1-800-542-9226) or click here to donate online.

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By donating your airline miles to Make-A-Wish Minnesota, you’re giving wishes of hundreds of local children the wings to fly. Donated miles never expire for Make-A-Wish.
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We can accept mileage donations from the following airlines:
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  • Delta Airlines
  • United Airlines
  • US Airlines
  • Continental OnePass miles now accepted under the United Mileage Plus program.
  • Make-A-Wish Minnesota also accepts Sun Country Ufly points.

• You will need to have your mileage account number ready. You can call your airline to find out your account number before calling us.
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• If you don’t know how many miles you have, that’s okay. You can simply tell us the amount you would like to donate – or call the airline to find out your account balance.
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• Have a question? Volunteers will be waiting at our phone lines on Feb. 25 to walk you through the process and help you with any questions you may have.