Flight Stories

Our Impact

Giving loved ones the give of one final goodbye is why we do what we do at Give A Mile. Time is precious and priceless; we are dedicated to providing families with the means to cherish one last smile, hug, and farewell when it matters most. 

The impact of your donations is illustrated by loved ones in their flight stories below. 

Margaret’s Flight Story

Flying from Prince Edward Island to British Columbia

Margaret’s world revolved around her four sons; upon receiving a harrowing cancer diagnosis, her only request was to have her entire family in one place. Folks rallied from coast to coast to grant her final wish.  

amanda’s Flight Story

Flying from Oregon to Ontario

While some families say farewell to a life full of memories, others spend their final days making up for lost time. After over 30 years apart, Diane’s dying wish was to see her daughter, Amanda, for one last hello. 

shannon's Flight Story

Flying to Halifax, Nova Scotia

When Shannon’s second devastating battle with cancer put her in the hospital, a dear friend of nearly 30 years was committed to being by her side. Flight Hero, Stacey Lazarenko, made it happen.