Fisher House Foundation - Hero Miles

Fisher House Foundations


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United Way of Lancaster County
General Information
Description of ServiceThe Hero Miles Program provides round-trip airline tickets to wounded, injured, and ill service members and/or their families who are undergoing treatment at a military or VA medical center; or who are attending an authorized event. Flights are made possible through frequent flyer mile donations made by individual airline passengers.

Fisher House Foundation administers the Hero Miles program in partnership with the Department of Defense
Geographical AreaNationwide; Adams, Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Berks, Blair, Bradford, Bucks, Butler, Cambria, Cameron, Carbon, Centre, Chester, Clarion, Clearfield, Clinton, Columbia, Crawford, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Elk, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Huntingdon, Indiana, Jefferson, Juniata, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lawrence, Lebanon, Lehigh, Luzerne, Lycoming, McKean, Mercer, Mifflin, Monroe, Montgomery, Montour, Northampton, Northumberland , Perry, Philadelphia, Pike, Potter, Schuylkill, Snyder, Somerset, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Union, Venango, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Westmoreland, Wyoming, York
Intake ProcedureTelephone, internet
 
Client Information
Target PopulationMilitary/Veterans
GenderEither
EligibilityTwo categories of eligible recipients:
  1. Wounded, injured, and ill service members on approved leave may be given a round trip airline ticket for a trip from the medical center to their home or to attend an authorized event, if they are not eligible for government funded airfare.
  2. Wounded, injured, and ill service members may be given a round trip airline ticket to enable their family or close friends visit them while they are undergoing treatment at an authorized medical center.
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
Contact Information
 
Contact's Phone 301-294-8560
Physical Site Address 1 111 Rockville Pike
Physical Site Address 2 Suite 420
Physical Site City, State, Zip Rockville, MD 20850
Main Phone 301-294-8560
Other Phone 888-294-8560
Fax 301-294-8562
Web Address www.fisherhouse.org
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Fisher House Foundations
Affiliated Program: Fisher House Foundations
This Service: Fisher House Foundation - Hero Miles
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Active Military (YN-0500)
Airline Advantage Miles Donation Programs (TI-1800.0500)
Families of Active Military Personnel (YJ-2050.2030)