Travel & Lodging
Angel Flight Oklahoma primarily serves patients needing transportation to or from the heartland region, including the states of Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, Missouri, and Kansas.
There are numerous assistance options for families with financial need for both air travel and accommodation: http://www.caresfoundation.org/physician-referrals/travel-assistance-programs/
Children's Flight of Hope, Inc.
Non-profit organization that will provide free air transportation to and from a medical facility for treatment to children with critical medical needs. Cary, NC
Flights For Life
Provides a round-trip air transportation for medical needy individuals who must travel to and from their residence for a non-emergency medical treatment. Phoenix, AZ
Kid One Transport
Toll Free: 1-800-543-7143
The Kolbe Fund provides support for families who must travel in order to obtain the best medical care for a child. Serving New Jersey and Philadelphia area.
Mercy Medical Airlift
Organization dedicated to connecting persons in medical and financial crisis with providers of charitable patient air transportation services. Must verify financial need and physician must indicate that travel is for essential and necessary medical care.
Toll Free: 800-296-1191
Mercy MedFlight is the nation’s only free, charitable air ambulance. We operate our own jet aircraft, with a nurse and paramedic or medical technician on each flight, for the benefit of non-ambulatory patients requiring air transport over long distance, and requiring medical care enroute, who have no means to afford a private air ambulance service.
Miles for Kids in Need
This program is through American Airlines. There is an application process for this program. They are more stringent about flying in and returning in a short turn around, etc You need to apply 20 days before your flight. You are responsible for taxes and airport fees.
Miracle Flights for Kids
Provides free air medical transportation to families who needs necessary medical treatment out of the state. (will travel everywhere with no mileage limit).
Green Valley, NV
National Patient Air Transport Helpline
Will provide needy kids referrals to a charitable air medical transportation to see out of area specialist.
Virginia Beach, VA
Toll Free: 1-800-296-1217
Northwest Airlines / Kidcares – donated Northwest Airline WorldPerks® miles are used to provide free air travel for a child, accompanied by one parent or guardian, to obtain needed medical treatment. (612)726-4206
Patient Airlift Services
Patient AirLift Services arranges volunteer medical flights and free air transportation for needy individuals throughout the greater Northeast region, from Virginia to Maine, Ohio to Massachusetts.
Ronald McDonald House
A Ronald McDonald House is that “home-away-from-home” for families so they can stay close by their hospitalized child at little or no cost.
Saving Little Hearts
Lists of corporations and nonprofits that offer assistance to families who are traveling for medical purposes. http://www.savinglittlehearts.com/travel-assistance/