Whether it is gathering for religious services, Easter egg hunts, or brunch, Easter is usually spent surrounded by people you love. While you may have certain family traditions during the holiday, many cultures around the world also have their own, such as drinking homemade Tej, dressing up pets in costume for blessings, or making tamales! We’re sharing some traditions and celebrations from around the globe, highlighting the cultures of many Miles4Migrants passengers.
“Poulet” means chicken in French, and “DG” is the French acronym for Directeur General, which means CEO, so the dish translates to “The CEO of Chicken.” The dish includes fried plantains and ripe chicken– ingredients that were rare and a delicacy mainly reserved for the Cameroonian CEOs, hence its name.
Here at Miles4Migrants, one blessing we’re counting this year is the 4th anniversary of our first family reunion using frequent flyer miles. On November 1st 2016, Miles4Migrants reunited a Syrian family in their new home of Belgium using frequent flyer miles.
By Amy Lythgoe from our partner, Together Now “We met in a small village in the east of our country. We were both in school. She was wearing Muslim garb in blue. Her eyes were beautiful and my heart beat rose. Then I said to myself ‘that’s the one.’” – Ahmed, a Sudanese refugee, about
Updated September 22, 2022. Please note that airline policies can change without notice. New information will be added as we receive it. You had to cancel a flight for a trip you’d planned. Whether it was a vacation you’d been dreaming about for months or a visit to hug your family members, we know how
Welcome to #FridayFinds where our team shares some of the things we are reading, watching, and listening to that are related to our work with the refugee community and broader fight for a more just world for all. Every Friday, we’ll share one thing in each category that you can enjoy over the weekend. We
Miles4Migrants Raising Miles During Pride Month Through United Airlines’ Miles on a Mission Platform
Starting this Pride Month, MileagePlus members can donate miles to support the reunification of refugees and asylum seeking individuals through United’s Miles on a Mission Platform
Welcome to #FridayFinds where our team shares some of the things we are reading, watching, and listening to. Today is Juneteenth, an annual holiday that commemorates the day when the last enslaved Black Americans were informed that they were free. In honor, we are sharing racial justice and anti-racism resources our team has been learning
“These are human beings – plain and simple – and not winning the birth lottery does not make them lesser than us. We very well could’ve been where they were. We won the birth lottery. That doesn’t make us better. We’ve created the issues. We’ve caused climate change, used up resources, dropped bombs, destabilized governments…
It was that life-altering week in March when the whole world seemed to change. Over the span of one short week, borders rapidly closed, travel halted, and the world moved indoors. But Ibrahim, a Palestinian refugee, boarded a plane just in time to reach a place he’d never truly had before: home. Ibrahim was born