Give a Mile Blog


200 Flight Milestone – Valda’s Journey Home

February 23rd, 2016

We get to experience many milestones in each of our lifetimes. Some of these are momentous and life changing and some are small day-to-day victories and challenges.  Recently Give A Mile celebrated the 200th flight of compassion given since our inception.  It was an occasion to celebrate the generosity and commitment of so many people over  Read More

Next Up… Give A Mile’s 200th Flight!

February 18th, 2016

Times are tough in many parts of Canada and the world. So here is a success story that is on-going in spite of an economic downturn. Give A Mile (GAM) is about to award it’s 200th flight of compassion in just over two years since foundation! Quite a milestone, achieved with 100% volunteers who contribute  Read More

2015 Financial Review and Details

February 17th, 2016

Give A Mile is committed to transparency and at the below link is our full 2015 financial reports.  This includes all donations and expenses.  Please remember when viewing we must treat miles as an asset that has cash value.  Any questions feel free to email us at info@giveamile.org Our financial details in 2015 can be  Read More

GAM Blog: Angels Among Us

August 31st, 2015 angles-flight

This is a story about Dorothy, her angel Jan and how Give A Mile gave Dorothy a chance to send her friend off at the end of her life… Dorothy and Jan both came from Nova Scotia but destiny only brought them together in Toronto when their young daughters became pals there. Jan stood by  Read More

2014 Financial Review and Details

April 6th, 2015

Give A Mile is committed to transparency and at the below link is our full 2014 financial reports.  This includes all donations and expenses.  Please remember when viewing we must treat miles as an asset that has cash value.  Any questions feel free to email us at info@giveamile.org Our key goals and milestones for 2014  Read More

The Win-Win Philosophy at Work

March 12th, 2015

In the book Influencer: The New Science of Leading Change authored by Joseph Grenny, he discusses that there are more travel loyalty miles going unused on the planet than cash circulating in the U.S. economy right now.  Grenny also discusses the power of “reciprocity” or mutual benefit.  These two points resonate strongly with Give A Mile,  Read More

More Than Miles

January 15th, 2015

We recently had a Give A Mile 2015 planning session, we set some very big targets for this coming year.  Our goal in 2015 is 150 flights, double last year’s success and 3x our 2014 goal. We can achieve this by our amazing team of volunteers plus our amazing community of support. With our committed  Read More

An Amazing Month!

December 15th, 2014

It’s true.. amazing people are everywhere!  Here at Give A Mile (GAM) we’ve had an incredible month. Behind the scenes we added bitcoin donations and a smoother workflow to allow direction of donated miles to specific stories on the GAM website. True to the season of giving we’ve achieved some noteworthy targets as an oganization  Read More