During our March 2 to 8 matching week, hundreds of dedicated supporters helped us surpass our goal of raising one million Aeroplan Miles. In fact, by the end of the week, an astonishing 1.8 million miles had been donated by amazing Aeroplan members like you!
With Aeroplan’s generous donation of 500,000 miles, our first matching week has been a resounding success, with almost 2.3 million miles now working for the planet.
Your donated miles help keep our travel costs low, so that more of our resources can go to environmental programs. We minimize air travel as much as possible (and all is offset by high-quality carbon offsets), but where flying is essential, your donated miles have great impact.
For example, your matching week donated miles made it possible for our Blue Dot community organizers from Halifax, Montreal and Winnipeg to travel to Vancouver for three days of intensive, inspiring leadership training. Now they’re taking those lessons home to grow their community volunteer networks across the country and create a collective call for municipal recognition of the right to live in a healthy environment.
To everyone who contributed to this matching week, thank you! You’re helping grow the Blue Dot movement and make all the Foundation’s work stronger!
You can continue to support our work throughout the year by donating your Aeroplan Miles to the Foundation at any time. Or, to automatically donate two per cent of your miles as you accumulate them, visit the David Suzuki Foundation profile page, select the "OPT-IN NOW!" button and enter your Aeroplan log-in credentials. Once you've logged-in, click on the "reward preferences" tab and select David Suzuki Foundation as your partner of choice.
Posted by: David Suzuki Foundation on March 23, 2015.