To celebrate Pride month (June 1 -30), United Airlines is teaming up with their credit card partners, Visa and Chase, to help reward those who donate to LGBTQ+ nonprofits. Eligible United Visa Cardmembers can receive five miles for every dollar donated to select nonprofits (up to $1,000 per card). The eligible nonprofits are The Trevor Project, the Human Rights Campaign, and StartOut.
In a statement, Suzi Cabo, United’s managing director of global community engagement, said, “This Pride Month, United is celebrating our year-round mission of advocating and supporting our LGBTQ+ employees and customers by spotlighting organizations that share our commitment for uplifting the LGBTQ+ community. We’re proud to partner with Chase and Visa to offer our valued United Visa Cardmembers a special opportunity to give back and earn rewards from us for their contributions.”
According to United’s official statement, Customers will receive five total miles per dollar donated from the following cards: United Gateway Visa Card, United Explorer Visa Card, United Quest Visa Card, United Club Infinite Visa Card, United Club Visa Card, United Business Visa Card and United Club Business Visa.
For anyone interested in making donations, here is a bit more info on the three eligible nonprofit organizations:
- The Trevor Project: The world’s largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for LGBTQ+ young people.
- The Human Rights Campaign: An organization that works to create a world where LGBTQ+ people are ensured equality and embraced as full members of society at home, at work and in every community.
- StartOut: A non-profit with a mission to increase the number, diversity and impact of LGBTQ+ entrepreneurs and amplify their stories to drive the economic empowerment of the community.
For more information on ways that United supports the LGBTQ community, visit their outreach webpage