AMERICAN AIRLINES TAKES CANCER RESEARCH TO NEW HEIGHTS WITH FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN
Airline launches campaign with Stand Up To Cancer® (SU2C) and SU2C Ambassador mandy moore
- mandy moore joins American and SU2C to kick off this year’s fundraising campaign with video alongside members of the airline’s team.
- Customers earn American Airlines AAdvantage® miles for donations to SU2C during the two-month campaign.
FORT WORTH, TX, August 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — American Airlines, in collaboration with Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) and Emmy, Grammy and Golden Globe nominated actress, singer and songwriter mandy moorelaunches its annual fundraising campaign for innovative and life-saving cancer research.
Now through September 30customers will receive 25 American Airlines AAdvantage bonuses® miles for every dollar they donate $25 or more at Stand Up To Cancer.
Additionally, anyone using their American Airlines AAdvantage Mastercard® credit card to contribute between $25 and $10,000will receive 50 bonus AAdvantage miles per dollar until we reach $1 million in donations.
“The outpouring of support from our generous team members and customers has been remarkable in our six-year partnership with Stand Up To Cancer,” said American Airlines’ chief communications officer. Ron DeFeo. “This speaks to our passion for Stand Up’s mission to save lives by funding research that has led to groundbreaking scientific breakthroughs in the fight against cancer. It is a disease that has touched so many of us and our families. relatives.”
Since joining forces in 2016, American has raised more than $11 million to benefit SU2C through fundraising efforts. In 2019, American launched a country which offered those who donated the chance to honor a loved one by inscribing their name on an Airbus A321 wrapped in a special SU2C livery.
“This year alone, nearly 2 million people in the United States will be diagnosed with cancer,” said Rusty Robertson, Co-founder of Stand Up To Cancer. “Stand Up To Cancer is committed to funding innovative cancer research and to ensuring health equity in cancer clinical trials to ensure that treatments are accessible and beneficial for all patients. We are extremely grateful to American Airlines and their customers for their longstanding support and for mandy moore for participating in this campaign. Together we can and will end this terrible disease.”
SU2C brings together the best and the brightest in the cancer community to help new therapies move quickly from lab to patient. By galvanizing the entertainment community, SU2C raises awareness and education about cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment and raises funds to support these efforts.
“I’ve supported Stand Up To Cancer since its inception and it’s truly amazing to see scientists, patients, actors, musicians and athletes come together for a common cause: the fight against cancer,” said mandy moore. “Doing this in partnership with them and American Airlines, a company so dear to my heart, is truly a coming-of-age moment. For many, cancer is part of the journey of life, and through this campaign, I hope we We will be able to raise awareness of Stand Up To Cancer’s groundbreaking cancer research programs, while inspiring cancer survivors, patients and those caring for a loved one facing the disease.”
Learn more about the 2022 fundraising campaign and how to donate at StandUpToCancer.org/AmericanAirlines.
Watch the full video, here.
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About Stand Up To Cancer
Stand Up To Cancer® (SU2C) raises funds to accelerate the pace of research to quickly deliver new therapies to patients and save lives now. SU2C, a division of the Entertainment Industry Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charity, was created in 2008 by leaders in media and entertainment who use the resources of these communities to inspire audiences to support a new collaborative model of cancer research. , to raise awareness about cancer prevention and to highlight progress made in the fight against the disease. As of July 2022, over 3,000 scientists representing over 210 institutions are involved in SU2C-funded research projects.
Under the guidance of our Scientific Advisory Board, led by the Nobel Laureate Philip A. SharpPhD, SU2C conducts rigorous competitive review processes to identify the best research proposals to recommend for funding, oversee grant administration, and ensure collaboration across research programs.
Current members of the SU2C Founders and Advisors Committee (FAC) include Katie Couric, Sherry Lansing, Kathleen Lob, Lisa Paulson, Rusty Robertson, Sue Schwartz, Pamela Oas Williamsand Ellen Ziffren. The end Laura Ziskin and the end Noreen Fraser are also co-founders. Russell Chew is President and CEO of SU2C.
SOURCE Stand Up Against Cancer