Family Final Goodbye – GAM Holiday Campaign 2022 Flight Story

Austin, TX to Salt Lake City – 177,000 Delta Sky Miles and $33.60 USD

As a grandmother, you look forward to seeing your grandchildren grow up and spending time with them. Unfortunately for Janet, she was robbed of the time to see her granddaughter grow up. 

“My son Ben’s 4 year old daughter, Lucy, was diagnosed with cancer when she was almost 3 years old.  It was supposed to be a highly curable cancer but Lucy was the exception – the normal chemo and radiation treatment didn’t take care of it, and was followed by a new round of very intensive chemo that was stopped after 6 months when more tumors were discovered.  Just a few weeks ago, her parents were advised that her time was short and suggested they call for hospice service.”  

Janet, and two of Ben’s brothers reached out to Give a Mile to see if we could help them with a flight of compassion. Janet and her husband had the opportunity to meet Lucy before, but none of his brothers have been able to meet their own niece. 

“I have 4 sons who are all very close, my oldest was 18 months old when the twins were born, and my youngest was born 5 years after that, so they all grew up in a pack.”

Thank you to our amazing friends at Points, we were able to gift this family three flights of compassion to be able to support Ben and his family, and meet their little girl.

“Thank you.  This was such a gift….3 plane tickets at the last minute was out of reach financially for us… We will all cherish those few days we were privileged to spend with her because of your organization.”

If you can help reunite another family this holiday season, please consider donating today.

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