What is a Hero's Wish?

All, Thank you for granting my wish this year. It has been a hard year with combat deployments and other personnel things in my life. This day is a day that I will never forget. Again thank you. Respectfully MSGT Sagredo Ismael

Veteran Tickets Foundation is proud to bring the Hero's Wish program to our members!

Deployed, wounded and families of those killed in action are shouldering the hardest burdens of military service. Their duty has impacted their lives in ways the rest of America can only imagine. To relieve their burden of stress VetTix would like to give a once in a lifetime event to these Heroes. Hero's Wish events create wonderful experiences that they can always remember to heal their spirit and bring them together as a family. For those who have suffered, we want to welcome them back and bring enjoyment back into their lives.

Hero's Wish allows members who meet certain criteria to request specific tickets for any single event (NOTE: We are not capable of fulfilling meet and greets, trips, cruises, hotel stays or flights), and have donors fulfill that request either by ticket donation or by donating money to make the hero's wish come true.

The Hero's Wish program can be used by Active Duty Military Personnel (six months prior to, while on leave from or six months after their deployments), severely wounded warriors and the families of men and woman killed in action (KIA).

After submitting a Hero's Wish, Vet Tix will work with the veteran to verify the Hero's Wish requirements are met. If all criteria are met, a member of the Hero's Wish will be assigned to facilitate wish fulfillment. Veteran Tickets Foundation does not discriminate based on race, religion, sex or social status.

The Vet Tix Hero's Wish team and other volunteers explore possible ways to make the Hero's Wish come true for our veteran. Most Hero's Wishes are funded on a case by case basis with funds donated through the website and by the Hero's Wish team working hard with our donors and venues to make the Hero's Wish a reality.

Click here to see the list of the current Hero's Wishes!

Help Fulfill a Hero's Wish

Want to help Veteran Tickets Foundation fulfill the wish of one of America's heroes? There are two ways you can help us honor these special members:

  • Make a ticket donation. Simply visit the Hero's Wish page and select a wish that you'd like to help Vet Tix fulfill.
  • Don't have tickets to donate? No problem! You can always support a hero by making a monetary donation toward the wish you select and Vet Tix will purchase the tickets.

New wishes are being submitted all the time, so we encourage you to view the hero's wish page as often as you can.

Thanks to everyone that made our Disneyland Dream a reality! We really appreciate what you do for our military families! Thank you for all your support!

Submit A Hero's Wish

Are you currently on Active Duty Military (six months prior to combat deployment, six months after a deployment, or while on leave from deployment), a severely wounded warrior or a family member of someone who was killed in action (KIA)?

If you are and you have not received a wish from another wish-granting organization, then you are eligible for our Hero's Wish Program! All you need to do is complete a few easy steps and Veteran Tickets Foundation will get started on making your Hero's Wish come true!

NOTE: Veteran is allowed to submit 1 (ONE) lifetime wish. If wish goes unfilled, that still counts as your one lifetime wish.


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Yankees Home Game
I am SFC David Alexander Redding Jr. I have been a fan of the New York Yankees since I was 7 and I have never had the opportunity to see them play at home. Derek Jeter is the one player that best signifies what we as Soldiers stand for and that has easily made him my favorite Yankee of all time. My wish is to be able to be a part of his last home series.

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Patriots Game
My name is Richard Olson. I was medically retired out of the military after stepping on an IED. I received a number of injuries severe PTSD, severe TBI which resulted in me learning how to walk and talk again. Ankle injury, jaw and teeth injury, shoulder injury, burn on my face and and severe tinnitus. During my 13 years in the army I have trained so much, been on 5 deployments and then after arriving home I had hospital stays and time alone for personal recovery. I am trying so hard to find my place in my family and bond with my children who I have missed out on their lives so much. I have a 13 year old daughter, a 11 year old son and a 9 year old son with down syndrome that I am trying to get to know and understand. I am originally from Massachusetts and many times I missed Patriots games on TV and opportunities to go. That is one thing everyone in my family loves, It would mean the world to me to be able to go to a Patriots game as a family and enjoy that experience, that would be a priceless gift to me. I also want to do this as a thank you to my wife as well for standing by me and raising great kids, taking care of me when I was at my worst and needed her the most, she is so self less and has been the back bone of this family, I know she would never stop smiling to be able to watch a game in person. I have lost soldiers and friends, it is something I battle with everyday I have good days and bad days and I feel bad for my family that this is the way I am now. I am asking for 4 tickets to see the Patriots play. My wife advised me that our son with downs syndrome unfortunately will be over stimulated and not be able to handle it. God Bless.

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Alabama Football
I'm Sgt. David Emigh. I am recently returned from my 3rd deployment. I have been an Alabama Crimson Tide Football fan my whole life. I have never been to a game before. My wish is to have the chance to attend a home game with my father, like he and his father did.

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Ny Yankees Game to See Derek Jeter Play
My name is Henry Rossi. I served as a Lance Corporal with the 1st Marine Division during the 1968 Tet Offensive at Quingai Province, Vietnam. During the Battle I became severely wounded and lost a leg. My wish is to attend a New York Yankees day game this season to see Derek Jeter play (this is his last year). A friend will assist me in traveling. I would like to sit in the handicapped section. If possible four tickets would be great, in order to share this experience with my buddies.. Thank you for your consideration and Cheers to VET TIX for the outstanding Hero's Wish Program

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San Francisco 49ers Football Game
Hello all my name is Eddie Slovak. I am a purple heart recipient veteran that served the US Army for 5 1/2 years. I have deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan. My wish is to take my family of four (Myself,wife, 8 year old son and 4 year old daughter) to watch our favorite team San Francisco 49ers. We are from Texas and this would be the only chance to watch them play here until four more years. Sunday September 7, 2014: 49ers vs Dallas Cowboys at At&t stadium. Please help us fulfill this wish. Thank you all and God Bless.

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I am a an Iraqi Freedom veteran(2003). All I ever wanted after a life full of stress and constant selfless service to this beautiful country was a family. God has blessed me with a beautiful wife and two wonderful children. My son, Valentino(5) and daughter, Belicia(2) are very much a fan of Disney. I would wish to give them what would be their dream vacation. As a father, I would request this for them to see a smile on their faces. That in itself is worth all the sacrifices I have made. God bless America.