We are unable to pay the travel expenses to fly a family member receiving special medical treatment. Will Alaska Airlines or Horizon waive the travel fees due to financial hardship, or assist in any way? Show/Hide
Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air partner with Angel Flight West to provide those requiring special medical treatment for a serious illness or injury and otherwise could not afford the transportation. Please contact Angel Flight West at 888-426-2643 and they will facilitate transportation on Alaska Airlines and/or Horizon Air routes.
Do you provide discounted airfare for large groups or non-profit organizations? Show/Hide
Our Community Relations offices do not facilitate discounted travel. Please contact our group desk from our web site: www.alaskaair.com They will provide you with the lowest available airfares for your group.
Why have you declined my request when I am not asking for a financial contribution - just airline tickets? Show/Hide
Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air provide support to 501©(3) non-profit organizations that meet our guidelines in two ways - financial contributions or in-kind donations of travel (our preferred gift). We do not make a distinction in giving between travel and cash, as each is a valuable asset to our company.
Some reasons in which your request may have been declined include:
I have frequent flyer miles and would like to donate them to a charity. How can I do this? Show/Hide
Please go to our Charity Miles web site at: http://www.alaskaair.com/as/www2/company/csr/charity-miles.asp
Mileage Plan members may donate miles to one of the following specific charities:
These accumulated miles will be distributed at year-end to charities that Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air currently work with.
Patient transportation for those needing medical treatment in another city (served by Alaska Airlines or Horizon Air), and who otherwise would not be able to afford the cost of getting there.
The first and largest national organization whose mission is the granting of dreams to adults over the age of 18 who are suffering life-limiting illnesses. Donated miles are used to reunite families, bring loved ones together or create lasting memories with one last family trip.
Provides transportation to military who have been hospitalized as a result of their service in Iraq, Afghanistan, or surrounding areas, as well as their families. These miles are administered through the Fisher House Foundation.
Grants wishes to children with serious illnesses or injuries. When Make-A-Wish® volunteers ask a child for his or her favorite wish, very often the response begins with "I wish to go to..."
You may donate either to the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Alaska, No. Idaho, Montana & Washington - or to the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Oregon (also serving Southwest Washington)
Disaster relief organization that provides much needed medical staff and equipment/supplies to areas stricken throughout the world.
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is an independent, nonprofit biomedical-research institution and is one of 39 National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer centers nationwide.
The leading conservation organization working around the world to protect ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people. You may donate to three different regions:
We are holding a high school grad night and looking for donations for our raffle. Will Alaska Airlines or Horizon Air provide a donation?Show/Hide
Due to a large number of school requests, our guidelines do not allow for support of individual schools because we simply do not have the resources to equitably provide to the substantial number of schools across our route system. However, we do contribute to educational organizations/institutions through our Employee Gift Matching program.
My child was selected to attend a national conference for his outstanding academic achievement. Will Alaska Airlines or Horizon Air consider covering his/her travel expenses? Show/Hide
Each year, we receive thousands of donation requests from worthy organizations and individuals from throughout the country. Our corporate giving guidelines dictate that we only provide contributions to IRS designated 501©(3) non-profit organizations. As such, we are unable to make a donation to individuals.
My company, club or organization is participating in a cancer walk to raise money for cancer research. Will you sponsor our team? Show/Hide
To maximize and leverage resources, Corporate Giving Guidelines have been established. These guidelines provide parameters for the corporate giving program. Our guidelines preclude us from supporting individuals or teams in their fundraising efforts. When considering a request, we take into account a variety of factors including previous commitments to the requesting organization. In many cases, we are already supporting the requested organization.
Will you waive cargo fees if we are transporting medical supplies or donations for a charitable cause? Show/Hide
Due to limited space and heightened security measures, we cannot waive baggage fees or authorize complimentary air freight shipments.
My child's little league team has qualified for championship playoffs and is looking for an airline sponsorship to fly the team to their games. Does this qualify for corporate giving? Show/Hide
Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air invest in community organizations and initiatives to enhance quality of life in markets served by both airline. Our giving priorities include supporting health and human services, arts, cultural, education, environmental and civic organizations. Our giving guidelines preclude support of sports teams.