3 June 2014
United Airlines´ customers can now bring smiles and bear hugs to children in need with a contribution to Happy Hearts Fund. With a USD20 contribution or more, United will deliver a limited-edition GUND teddy bear, “Ben Flyin,”Â to children experiencing health struggles or economic hardship in communities the airline serves worldwide.
Ben Flyin, the seventh limited-edition bear in the United Adventure Bear program, aims to lift the spirits of children across the globe. The furry travel companion comes complete with an exploration-ready vest and a passport full of adventure-inspiring activities.
There are three ways customers can help:
Give a Bear: with a USD20 contribution, a child in need receives a Ben Flyin bear.
Give a Bear, Get a Bear: with a USD40 contribution, both a child in need and the customer receive a Ben Flyin bear.
Make a 100 percent tax-deductible contribution: give any amount to support Happy Hearts Fund.
To make a contribution, customers can visit united.com/adventurebear through July 31.
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