Transportation & travel assistance for military & veterans
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Auto transportation, transportation for sick & disabled veterans
Vehicle adaptation for wounded warriors
Auto transportation, transportation for sick and disabled veterans
Angel Airlines for Veterans
Angel Airlines for Veterans arranges charitable, non-local trips for veterans who are unable to fly or who need to travel a relatively short distance to access medical care. Through partner charity Angel Wheels, we provide gas cards and commercial train and bus tickets. The typical trip does not exceed 300 miles.
Disabled American Veteran's (DAV) Voluntary Services Program
The Disabled American Veteran's (DAV) Voluntary Services Program operates a network of volunteers who provide veterans free rides to and from VA medical facilities and improve care and morale for sick and disabled veterans.
Homeward Bound Adirondacks (Saranac Lake, NY)
Homeward Bound Adirondacks now offers a volunteer-driven Veteran Transportation service! The van is available with 72 hour notice for veterans, their families, and caregivers. Shorter notice is possible for emergency situations. The service will provide transportation to medical and mental health appointments, errands, and other appointments. Priority will be given to medical and mental health appointments.
Marine Graduation Foundation
If you don't have the money to get to the graduation, apply for assistance. People donate, applications are reviewed and if all goes well we will help you with travel costs so that your Marine does not have to stand alone on graduation day. Please remember funds are almost always limited. There are many families to help and many times not enough money to help everyone. If you can get to the graduation without our help, please save the funds for the people who wonder how they are going to get the money to have enough gas to drive to the graduation.
Operation: Destination Homebound (Southern California)
Operation: Destination Homebound is a non profit organization whose volunteers provide free transportation to and from airports, bus and train terminals, for all branches of the military and their families. We also provide transportation to VA hospitals and the Veterans Administration. We service the Southern California region for now and hope to expand in the future. So, if you know anyone in the military, past or present, who needs a ride, please let them know about Operation: Destination Homebound.
Operation Homefront assists military families during difficult financial times by providing food assistance, auto and home repair, vision care, travel and transportation, moving assistance, essential home items, and rent-free transitional housing for wounded veterans and their families.
RideshareOnline.com (Northwest USA)
RideshareOnline.com is your resource for commuting options in the Northwest. This regional project is managed by Washington State Department of Transportation and is currently available in Washington and Idaho.
VA - Free rides for veterans in highly rural areas
Thousands of veterans who live in highly rural and remote areas will now have free transportation to their VA medical appointments to receive the health care they need and have earned through service to our country.
VetCar.org (Atlanta, GA)
Our mission is to end veteran homelessness and unemployment throughout Atlanta by providing those who served our country with affordable and reliable transportation. At VetCar, we aim to be a self-sustaining charitable social enterprise throughout Atlanta. We sell vehicles to both veterans and the public to support our goal, every vehicle purchase made by the public supports our effort to give veterans the independence they deserve.”
At VetCar, 85% of cars sold are to a veteran, at an affordable price with low monthly financing options at 0% interest. Having reliable and independent transportation improves a veterans prospects, and options for employment, moving them out of the cycle of unemployment and homelessness. With your help, we can put a set of keys into the hands of those who have served our country.
Bikes 4 Vets Project Inland Empire (San Bernardino, CA)
Bikes 4 Vets Project Inland Empire was started by Army veteran Joseph Mena and his wife Aida Mena, founders of Homeless Veterans First Inc., to assist military veterans in need of transportation, by providing them with a donated bicycle. This project is geared toward empowering our military veterans to become independent. The goal is to ensure that our veterans have reliable transportation to keep medical appointments and travel to work. Bicycles also serve as a form of physical exercise. To qualify to receive a bicycle, each veteran must demonstrate a need for transportation.
Vehicle adaptation for wounded warriors
Help Our Military Heroes
Help Our Military Heroes, Inc., (HOMH) is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing the military wounded with fully equipped handicapped vehicles. HOMH is donation-driven with 100% of public donations going toward purchasing special-needs vehicles for military heroes in need and other programs to help the wounded and injured.
Heroes to Hometowns (American Legion)
Heroes to Hometowns can provide vehicle adaptation for severely injured service members returning home from OEF/OIF.