Thursday, May 24, 2007

Fisher House Hero Miles Program!

Hero Miles
With your support, we have provided nearly 10,000 tickets to Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom hospitalized service members and their families, worth more than $12 million (average savings per ticket is currently about $1,300).


Big News! This Memorial Day weekend these airlines will match your donation. Donate your miles today!
View the CNN Promotion - Adobe PDF


How to Donate Miles

The nonprofit Fisher House Foundation administers the "Hero Miles" program for the Department of Defense in accordance with Public Law 108-110, the FY 05 Defense Authorization Act. The program is comprised of individual airlines whose passengers donate their frequent flyer miles to assist service members and their families. Specifically, Fisher House Foundation provides free airline tickets to military men and women who are undergoing treatment at a military or VA medical center incident to their service in Iraq or Afghanistan, and their families.

There are two categories of eligible recipients:

Service men and women with an approved leave of five or more days may be given a free round trip airline ticket for a trip from the medical center to their home and return if they are not eligible for government funded airfare.
Qualifying service men and women may be given free round trip airline tickets to enable their family or close friends to visit them while they are being treated at the medical center.


Download Airline Fact Sheet (Acrobat PDF)
Rules and APPLICATION for Free Airline Tickets (Acrobat PDF) - New!
These files are in Adobe Acrobat format.
Help with Deployment- Related Travel

Fisher House™ is proud to partner with Hero Miles in support of our wounded and injured service men and women and their families. We have partnerships with the following airlines:

AirTran Airways
Alaska Airlines
American Airlines

Continental Airlines
Delta Air Lines
Frontier Airlines
Midwest Airlines
Northwest Airlines
United Airlines
US Airways
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