UsingMiles and Operation Homefront team up to help military families in need
SAN ANTONIO, June 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- UsingMiles.com has selected Operation Homefront for a new partnership that will help spread the word about Operation Homefront's mission and provide the community yet another way to support them.
UsingMiles.com provides the leading loyalty management dashboard and patent-pending award search engine technology. It is the first company to deliver a loyalty solution that helps manage membership and loyalty programs – programs like LivingSocial, Starbucks, United MileagePlus, and Marriott Rewards – into a single dashboard, and protects them against expiration. Points, miles and credits are organized to use like cash, as second currencies available to spend. UsingMiles.com also provides tools, such as an advanced travel search engine, to help members earn more points and finds efficient ways for families to spend their second currencies.
"Americans are eager to show their support for the men and women in uniform," said Jim Knotts, President & CEO of Operation Homefront. "UsingMiles makes it easy for people to donate to their charity of their choice, and our partnership will give their users a great opportunity to help Operation Homefront provide assistance to our military families and Wounded Warriors."
Utilizing its exclusive technology, UsingMiles makes it easier for users to donate loyalty points and airline miles to the charities of their choice, like Operation Homefront. "We at UsingMiles are offering our customers a simple way to help the military families who have been so instrumental in defending our country through their dedicated service," said Jon Nordmark, CEO of UsingMiles. "Now travelers and consumers can maximize their loyalty point programs and support Operation Homefront in their remarkable work with wounded service men and women upon their return from war."
Individuals interested in supporting Operation Homefront by utilizing the UsingMiles.com website, can simply use this permatag: https://www.usingmiles.com/account/signup?pc=OHOMEFRONT
A small portion of each transaction will go directly to benefit Operation Homefront's mission to provide emergency financial and other assistants to families of service members and wounded warriors.
UsingMiles.com's technology makes it easy for users to aggregate and track hundreds of reward programs from one place, including airline, hotel, rental car, credit card, train, retail and more. Users are notified when miles and points are expiring so they never lose another hard-earned award again. UsingMiles.com is also the first site to facilitate online booking for both [paid] fares/rates and award redemptions. Users are connected directly with the supplier to facilitate the booking process. Find UsingMiles.com on Facebook or Twitter.
About Operation Homefront
Operation Homefront provides emergency financial and other assistance to the families of our service members and wounded warriors. A national nonprofit, Operation Homefront leads more than 4,500 volunteers with a nationwide presence and has met more than 590,000 needs since 2002. A four-star rated charity by watchdog Charity Navigator, nationally, 94 percent of total revenue donated to Operation Homefront goes directly to support service members and their families. For more information about Operation Homefront, please visit www.OperationHomefront.net.
SOURCE Operation Homefront