Southwest Airlines donates up to 2m Rapid Rewards points to 9 charities

Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) has committed to match up to two million Rapids Rewards loyalty points donated by customers to support nine participating charities in honor of Giving Tuesday, the company said.

Charities include Make-A-Wish, Honor Flight Network, American Red Cross, Student Conservation Association, Dream Foundation, All Hands Volunteers, The Mission Continues, Team Rubicon, and Ronald McDonald House Charities. Southwest supports these charities year round, providing travel to help them accomplish their mission.

Dallas-based Southwest Airlines operates more than 3,900 departures a day during peak travel season across a network of 99 destinations in the United States and eight countries with additional Cuba service to Havana, Cuba, beginning Dec. 12, 2016 and Santa Clara beginning Dec. 15, 2016.