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American Supports Texas Recovery From Devastating Winter Storms

FORT WORTH, Texas — Following the devastating impact of Winter Storm Uri on the Texas community earlier this year, American Airlines partnered with the just keep livin foundation’s Texas Relief Fund to help those in need recover. As part of We’re Texas, a star-studded virtual fundraiser presented by just keep livin foundation founders Matthew and Camila McConaughey on March 21, AAdvantage® members were able to earn 10 miles for every dollar donated to the fund through the end of March, with 100% of donations dedicated to supporting charities providing critical relief services throughout the Lone Star State.

In total, 7,834 AAdvantage members came together to donate $867,899.15 in support of the fund.

“We are so thankful to American Airlines for their generous support to the We’re Texas Virtual Benefit Concert that will help the people of Texas repair, recover and revive after Storm Uri,” Matthew McConaughey said. “Thank you to American for being great friends to the just keep livin foundation and for helping out in this time of real need.”

The Texas Relief Fund is focused on providing safety and critical resources to those affected by the devastating winter storms and supporting volunteers in their efforts throughout the long-term recovery process.

“American is proud to call Texas our home,” said Kyle Mabry, American’s Vice President of Global Sales and a lifelong Texan. “Our purpose is to care for people on life’s journey, and that extends beyond our airline and into the communities we serve. This donation to the Texas Relief Fund will make a difference for those who need it most.”

As a Texas-based company for more than four decades, many American team members and their families were personally impacted by Winter Storm Uri. The airline provided team members more than $111,000 in direct assistance through grants from The American Airlines Family Fund.

The American Airlines Family Fund, administered by Emergency Assistance Foundation, is a public, nonprofit 501 (c)(3) organization that was created to help team members who are facing financial hardship immediately after a natural disaster or an unforeseen catastrophic situation that threaten their health and welfare. The Family Fund relies primarily on individual donations from team members and support from American Airlines to fund the program.


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