What is a Hero's Wish?


Wish: SKI LIFT TICKET
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

Hero's Wish 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 Vet Tix 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 Veterans (Purple Heart Required) 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.

Wish: DISNEYLAND DREAM!
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 Serving Military (six months prior to combat deployment, six months after a deployment, or while on leave from deployment), a severely wounded Veteran (Purple Heart Required) 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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Seattle Seahawks
I am a wounded Warrior with deployments to Iraq. I have 2 children. The dates are I was medically retired in 2013 from wounds I incurred during those deployments to include TBI, PTSD, Knee surgery, 3 shoulder surgeries, and recently a back fusion, migraines, and chronic pain daily. I am married for 18 years with two children Alan 08-30-1997 and Amanda 03-04-2017 my wife Shari 04-27-1966 and myself Alan Humphrey III 02-13-1975 will attend the Football game. I have spent most the time during 2003 to 2013 with the deployments and military necessary time away from my family. With short intervals of time at home. I feel that going to these games would involve family time to reconnect with my wife and children. Thank you in advance for this opportunity to be with my family.

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Disneyworld Dream Come True
My name is SSG Wesley Bevel. I have served both with the US Navy and Currently with the United States Army. I want nothing more than to get home to my 5 kiddos and wife. They have wished to visit Disney World when Dad gets home and it would mean the world to us and them to make this dream come true. Our daughter 10 and sons 8,6,4 and 1 live for the heroes and fantasy Disney brings. Maybe we can make this happen. I can't thank you all enough for what you give to making dreams fulfilled for so many families especially those as large as ours. Our kiddos are so strong and I couldn't think of a better way to have some fun and re-bond after this deployment. Thanks Y'all

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Disney World
My name is Capt M. Josh Ogburn. I am currently deployed as a Navigator on the RC-135RJ, and have been deployed or TDY for 3/4 or this past year. My wife is the real hero, she has been raising our kids as a single parent with no close family support. Beyond that, my son was diagnosed with Spina Bifida early in the pregnancy, and my wife chose to undergo fetal repair surgery to give him the most favorable outcome. This involved delivering him via C-section at almost 24 weeks gestation, receiving surgery on his back, and then placing him back in the womb to continue to develop. After 3 months of bed rest to avoid preterm labor, Zeke was born the second time at 35 weeks. I am so thankful for the sacrifice my wife made for our son's future, as well as the incredible work she does on a daily basis to provide for a special needs child and a very spirited 4 year old daughter! My wish is to take them to Disney World for a family vacation after my deployment and follow-up training this year. I would love to have four 4-day park hopper passes to be able to take some time to invest in our family.

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Route 91 Harvest Festival
Hello, I am currently a Marine Corps Sergeant on active duty with 1st Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division. I returned from a 7 month deployment in mid September, which had a very long and busy workup to. My Girlfriend and I were unable to spend a lot of time together and missed out on many music events because of the workup and deployment. She and I are big fans of county music and would love the opportunity to attend the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas this year. Thank you all for everything you do for the Military! God bless.

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Nutcracker Ballet
My name is SrA Ella Tesar and I am currently serving with the Texas Air National Guard. I was Active Duty prior to separating to better raise my daughter. I am currently on my second deployment and will be returning home this summer. My husband, SrA Matthew Tesar, is currently Active Duty in Oklahoma. We have both made many sacrifices and faced many challenges as any military family does. My husband and I would love to be able to go see the Nutcracker Ballet in Dallas at the Winspear Opera House! Thank you for supporting our wish!

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Post Deployment DisneyWorld
My name is MA2 Cory Rhea. My wish is to take my wife and daughters to Disney World when I return from my deployment by making my wish four park hopper passes. My wife is taking this deployment very hard and my girls are confused. I would like to have some time with my family and Disney World is something every little girl dreams of.

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