Fly to Find a Cure - National Foundation for Cancer Research

Fly to Find a Cure

Fly to Find a Cure

Do you love to travel? Your next flight could help save a life.

Fly to Find A Cure

Fly to Find a Cure is a signature fundraising program which allows those who are frequent flyers, travel enthusiasts, and most importantly, those passionate about supporting cancer research, make a real impact … with the added benefit of receiving airline miles in return.

See our airline partners below.

2020 Fly to Find A Cure Airline Partners

Alaska Airline Logo

Alaska Airlines

Award Scale: 10 miles per dollar for donations of $25 or more

Fair Market Value:
$0.024188 per mile

Mileage Cap: 1,000,000 miles per account per calendar year

American Airlines Logo

American Airlines

Award Scale: 10 miles per dollar for donations of $25 or more

Fair Market Value:
$0.022575 per mile

Mileage Cap: 1,000,000 miles per account per rolling year

Delta Sky Miles logo

Delta Air lines

Award Scale: 10 miles per dollar for donations of $25 or more

Fair Market Value:
$0.023650 per mile

Mileage Cap: 200,000 miles per account per calendar year

United Mileage Plus

United Airlines

Award Scale: 10 miles per dollar for donations of $25 or more

Fair Market Value:
$0.027875 per mile

Mileage Cap: 250,000 miles per account per rolling year

Benefits of Joining Fly to Find A Cure

  • Your gift supports cutting-edge cancer research. View our 2019 Progress Report here.
  • Donations are a great way to keep your frequent flyer account active. 
  • NFCR assists with allocating your miles to your account and/or accounts of family members and friends, at no cost. Please allow 4 – 6 weeks for the appropriate number of miles to appear in your account.
  • A portion of your donation may be tax-deductible. Please always consult your tax advisor. Thanks to the new COVID-19 Stimulus Act, up to $300 of your gift to NFCR is now tax-deductible, no matter how you file your taxes.
  • Supporting cancer research and those in the travel industry by showing your commitment to fly once travel restrictions are lifted is truly a meaningful way to double your impact during this unprecedented time. We also believe great impact is made through helping keep our community healthy and safe. Make sure to visit our Coronavirus Resources Center for Cancer Patients & Caregivers page.

Meet Others Who Are Giving Wings to Cancer Research

Jerry Harrington, Donor, Fly to Find a Cure

“Cancer Research is one of the most important things there is. It impacts such a huge number of people and I like that I can help the cause.”

Betty Locke, Donor, Fly to Find a Cure

“Donating to the National Foundation for Cancer Research’s Fly to Find a Cure program makes me feel like I’m helping people everywhere, including myself. It’s always wonderful to get the extra mileage to visit the places I want to go.”

Want to Learn More About How You Can Give Wings To Cancer Research?

Kristin Goen, Affinity Program Manager
P: 301-961-9162 | kgoen@nfcr.org