Medical Travel Resources
Jessica's Hope Chest, Inc. (a foundation for critically ill children) is dedicated to helping critically ill children up to the age of eighteen (18) years old (but not past the child's eighteenth birthday). Jesica's Hope Chest, will assist families with critically ill children and help cover costs of necessities which are not covered by private medical insurance and/or government medical assistance programs, such as Medic-aid and Medic-care. We will help cover the cost of transportation to and from medical facilities, and help fund housing costs when medical treatment is at a hospital far from home. We will also help families purchase specialized equipment and formulas.
Sometimes a child's health depends on receiving medical treatment far from home. For many families, transportation costs can seem overwhelming. That's why Northwest created the KidCares medical travel program in 1999. With KidCares, donated WorldPerks® miles are used to provide free air travel for a child, accompanied by one parent or guardian, to obtain needed medical treatment. If you have a child who requires medical treatment and needs air travel assistance, you should complete the application. Northwest will respond to your request within 2-3 weeks.
Miracle Flights for Kids® is the nation's leading nonprofit medical flight organization.
CAN arranges free flights for cancer patients traveling for treatments using corporate jets.
Angel flights arranges flight transportation for medical treatment.
Angel Flight America--a national network of seven autonomous regional members --arranges free flights of hope and healing by transporting patients and their families in private planes to hospitals for medical treatment.
Many people often assume that the greatest hurdle a sick child faces is finding the treatment required to help treat his or her condition. For many children, however, specialized medical care is readily available but getting to a treatment facility located many miles from home is the greatest obstacle to overcome. Children's Flight of Hope was founded to meet the transportation needs of these children.
For travel for children 18 years or younger and up to two accompanying adults.