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  • Providing compassionate flights for
    wounded veterans.
  • Providing compassionate flights for
    first responders.
  • Providing compassionate flights for
    medical needs patients.
  • and their families.

Learn About the Foundation

EVENTS

Learn all about our upcoming events and find out how you can help through sponsoring or by being a volunteer.

NEWS

Keep up to date with all of the latest news regarding the Foundation.

WHAT WE DO

"Our mission is to support veterans, first responders, and medical needs patients and their families by coordinating and facilitating air transportation through the Heroes' Wings Foundation network of aircraft."

THE NEED IS GREAT. THE CAUSE IS JUST.

One of the most overlooked and under appreciated freedoms we have today is the ability to travel from one place to another unhindered. If we wish to travel long distances we can hop on an airline flight and be to our destination in hours.

 

Sadly this is not the case for everyone.  Many of our fellow Americans are unable to simply hop on a commercial flight due to medical conditions and situations beyond their control. Whether it is from the devastating effects of PTSD, or the risk inherent for someone suffering from immunosupression, the ability to travel freely is hampered and in many cases, impossible.

 

And these are our brothers and sisters that need this freedom the most. Whether traveling to a medical center for specialized treatment or just trying to visit loved ones in other states, the freedom we take for granted becomes a major obstacle for these individuals.

 

And that is why the Heroes' Wings Foundation was created. Between the hard work, dedication, and skills of our staff and your compassionate donations, we can provide our heroes with transportation that allows them to travel in dignity and safety.

SUPPORT THE MISSION

Our commitment is to serve those that have served us. And while we have dedicated our time and talents to providing for this noble cause, none of this would be possible without your heartfelt donations. There are many ways you can help us complete our mission whether through monetary donations, vehicle donations or through volunteer efforts. Join the team today!

Text to Donate:

Your monetary donations are greatly appreciated. To donate to the cause, simply text:

WINGS       to      56512

Or donate directly below:

Vehicle Donations:

If you have a vehicle you wish to donate to the cause, we will gladly accept the following:

Aircraft     -      Automobiles     -     Boats

Our vehicle donation program allows you to claim a valuable tax deduction for unused property.

Please call 1 (800) 708-3039 x715 for details.

MEET THE TEAM

Knowledge, Commitment, Selflessness. These are all attributes that describe the family we have at the Heroes' Wings Foundation.

WAYNE PLISS

Managing Director

As a founding member and with a history in aviation and law enforcement stretching over 40 years, Wayne brings a passion and commitment to serving others.

MIKE HAWORTH

Flight Operations

Mike's decades long career as a captain for American Airlines  gives him a unique perspective into aviation service. As a co-founder he brings that experience to the table.

DAVE MULLINS

Flight Training

With a 30 year career in law enforcement and as our last co-founder, Dave excels at understanding how to serve others in their needs.

DANIEL NELAN

Board of Directors

Recently retired from the Army as a Brigadier General, Dan brings a wealth of civil service experience with him. His knowledge is key to understanding how we can help serve our heroes needs.

JOHN HALE

Board of Directors

As Chief Pilot and Vice President of Flight Operations for American Airlines, John is uniquely situated to bring aviation industry contacts and resources to the table.

MATT ISLEY

Board of Directors

As a Navy veteran and President of Twin Commander Aircraft LLC, Matt is committed to honoring those who have served by giving back.

ABOUT

The Heroes' Wings Foundation began as the idea of three life-long aviators who felt a calling to take their knowledge and experience and utilize it to help their communities.

 

Through personal experience the need was revealed for an air transportation service that could focus on providing flights for our veterans suffering from injuries such as PTSD and TBI, injuries that make it difficult or impossible to travel for treatment through normal commercial means.

 

This was a need that we understood. And it is a need that we will meet. Our mission is to help these heroes reach their destinations with the compassion and dignity that they deserve.

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LET'S TALK ABOUT IT

Please let us know if you have any questions, or if you'd like to help out with the mission.

 

 

ADDRESS: 7231 Boulder Ave Suite 145, Highland CA 92346

PHONE: 760-780-9056

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