Earn up to 50x AA miles on donations to Stand up to Cancer

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Earn up to 50x AA miles on donations to Stand up to Cancer

Stand up to Cancer and AA are running a bonus miles promotion for donations that yields 50x if you’re an AA Mastercard cardholder and 25x if you’re simply an AA member that donates. A minimum of $25 is required to trigger the promo and a maximum of $10k can be donated and yield the bonus points. The promo ends on 9/30/22 or when they hit $1M in donations. Note that it stipulates that donations above $75 are not tax deductible because of the receipt of miles and these miles do not earn Loyalty Points which are status qualifying

As an FYI…

Stand Up To Cancer is a division of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF), a 501(c)(3) charitable organization.

EIF is a Charity Navigator 4 Star Charity and meets all 20 BBB Charity Standards. Stand Up To Cancer and Stand Up To Cancer Brand Marks are registered trademarks of EIF.

Details you should know

  • Donate between $25 and $10k
  • Runs from 8/01/2022 at 12:01am PT and ends 9/30/22 at 11:59pm PT
    • or when the maximum donation to SU2C of $1,000,000 dollars is met
  • 25x for AA member who a non-cardholders
  • 50x for AA Mastercard cardholders
  • Miles are non-qualifying and don’t earn Loyalty Points


You can make donations here

Terms and conditions:

*Between August 1, 2022 and September 30, 2022, when American Airlines AAdvantage® members contribute between $25.00 and $10,000.00 to SU2C through using their American Airlines AAdvantage® Mastercard® credit card issued in the USA, American Airlines, with support from Mastercard®, will award donors with 50 miles for every dollar donated, up to a total promotion maximum of $1,000,000 donations received. Donations must be made online at using an American Airlines AAdvantage® Mastercard® credit card issued in the USA. Minimum $25 donation required. Maximum miles-eligible donation amount per primary cardmember is $10,000. Bonus American Airlines AAdvantage® miles do not count toward status qualification. Please allow up to twelve weeks for the bonus miles to be posted to your AAdvantage® account. Donations can only be accepted in U.S. dollars. Donations made in connection with bonus AAdvantage® miles program are not refundable. For charitable deduction purposes, each bonus mile is valued at 3 cents per mile. The receipt of miles may reduce the tax deductibility of your contribution. Bonus miles offer starts 8/01/2022 at 12:01am PT and ends 9/30/22 at 11:59pm PT, or when the maximum donation to SU2C of $1,000,000 dollars is met, whichever is earlier. In order to qualify for this offer, your American Airlines AAdvantage® Mastercard® credit card account must be open and in good standing at all times. If your credit card account is closed for any reason, you may no longer be eligible for this offer. AAdvantage® credit cards issued outside the USA are not eligible and are not participating in this promotion.

American Airlines may, at any time and without notice, change, stop or end this offer in part or in full.

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Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card


The Chase Sapphire Preferred is a great starter card that earns Premium Ultimate Rewards that can be transferred into over a dozen partners many of which are US based. 

Welcome Offer

60k Points after $4k spend in 3 months

Annual Fee


Points Earned

Transferrable Chase Ultimate Rewards

If you carry this card alongside Chase’s cashback cards like the Chase Freedom Flex℠and Chase Freedom Unlimited® or the business versions: Ink Business Cash , Ink Business Unlimited you can combine the points into Preferred account and transfer into hotel and airline partners

Annual fee is quite low at $95 a year + you get a 10% anniversary bonus on points + $50 hotel credit in Chase travel.

  • 3x on dining
    •  including eligible delivery services for takeout
  • 3x on select streaming services
  • 3x on online grocery purchases
    • (excluding Target, Walmart and wholesale clubs)
  • 5x on all travel purchased through Chase Ultimate Rewards – Chase Travel Portal
  • $50 Annual Credit on hotel stays purchased via Ultimate Rewards/Chase Travel
    • The begins immediately for new cardmembers and after your account anniversary for existing cardmembers
  • 10% Anniversary Bonus
    • Every year you keep the card, your total spend will yield a 10% points bonus. If you spend $10k in a year, you’ll get 1k bonus points
  • Chase Sapphire Preferred® continues to redeem at 1.25c in the Chase Travel Portal and the slew of other benefits remain in tact including primary rental car insurance, purchase protections, etc.
  • Points are transferrable to 13 Ultimate Rewards partners
  • Redeem in the Chase Travel center for 1.25 cents per point
  • No foreign transaction fees
  • Suite of Travel and Purchase Coverage
    • Primary rental car coverage is my favorite

We keep an up to date spreadsheet that lists the best ever offers: You can find that spreadsheet here.

Historically 80k is a very, very good offer and hit in both 2022 and 2023. In 2021, we saw the offer hit an all time high of 100k. Who knows if that will ever come back.

Main Cast: 

Cards that earn flexible points and should be used on the bulk of your purchases.

Supporting Cast:

Cards that earn fixed points in the currency of the airline/hotel and can not be transferred at attractive rates. These cards yield benefits that make it worth keeping, but not necessarily worth putting a lot of your everyday spend on. 

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