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 (up to six months after their deployments), severely wounded Veterans (Purple Heart Required) and the families of men and women 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 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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Family trip to Orlando Disney
Hi, my name is Richie. I'm a 19 D Cav Scout in the U.S. Army. I'm active duty and have been in the Army for 10.5 years. I'm currently serving on my 2nd deployment. In the picture, you see my family and I moments before I left for deployment. Me and my wife have 3 handsome boys ages 13,12 and 5. I will return back in a few weeks and would love to surprise my family with a vacation to Disney World. I would really be grateful for my "Hero's Wish" to be able to get five (3-day Park Hopper) tickets to make some great memories with my wife and children.
Family trip to Orlando Disney\
*Universal Orlando Family Vacation*
Hi! My name is Danny. I just got back home from a deployment to Kuwait, and like many others struggled with being away from my family and missing so much of what they were doing. I have a wife and three daughters who are 15, 12 and 9. Missing things like the holidays, them starting high school, middle school and a new elementary and all of their sporting events was not easy at all. My wife did an amazing job taking care of everything while I was gone, but now I am so glad to be home and a part of everything again. We don’t ever take actual family vacations because we really only travel for sports. So this summer while we are in Orlando for futsal, I would love to take my family to Universal. I would really love to get a universal military freedom pass for each of us so we can in and out of the two parks because we won’t be able to go and spend an entire day there. This would mean so much to me to be able to surprise my wife and girls with this one our trip, so that is why I am hoping to get 5 universal military freedom passes.
*Universal Orlando Family Vacation*\
Take my family to Disney World
My name is Bradley. I’ve served in the Army for 17 years now. I’ve been stationed in Germany and deployed on combat rotations twice. Just got back from a 10 month deployment to Poland in Oct of 24. I’m married to an amazing wife named Courtney and we have four children together. My family and I have been dreaming of the day to go to Disney World. Unfortunately we haven’t had the time or money so it’s been delayed again and again.
Take my family to Disney World\
Post Deployment and Kids Birthday Disney World Tickets
My name is Mike, and I am currently deployed in the Middle East with the US Army. This is my second 10 month deployment to the Middle East. I deployed once in 2021 and currently from my deployment in 2023 until my return. During my time at home I suffered a severe leg fracture on a parachute jump that put me on the sidelines for over a year. I would love to be able to take my family to Disney World, and go to the parks for my return, and for my twins 4th birthday. Because of my two deployments, and recovery from injury I have missed almost half of my twins lives. Being able to surprise them with 6 multi-day tickets to the parks would not only be a great birthday gift, but a wonderful welcome home. My wife and four kids have given up so much over the last three years, that being able to take them to all of the parks would help to show them how appreciated and loved they all are.
Post Deployment and Kids Birthday Disney World Tickets\
Tickets for a Disney World
Hello, my name is Rebekah. I am a Hospital Corpsman Petty Officer First Class. I just got home from an 8 month deployment to Iraq and would love to be able to take my husband and our 2 daughters ages 6 and 4 to Disney World. They were all so strong while I was gone and my husband was amazing for keeping everything together. I would love to give back and thank them for their sacrifice and service to our country. This would be a wish come true for us and give us some much needed family time!
Tickets for a Disney World\