Past Hero's Wishes

Porland TrailBlazers Game

Nov 28th 2015

I am currently deployed. I am coming home in a few weeks and would love to catch a Portland Trailblazers game vs. the LA Lakers on the 28th of November in Portland. I am a huge Basketball fan and would like to go see Kobe Bryant before he retires. I'd also just love to go to a game. I haven't been to an NBA game in years.

Porland TrailBlazers Game
United States Army
Currently Serving
Wish fulfilled by:
Janelle donated $50.00
Jim donated $25.00
Portland Trail Blazers - NBA donated 2 tickets
Thank You Message From Hero:
I'd love to thank the Trailblazes for the tickets to the game this last Saturday! I had a blast and was much more the I was expecting. I'd like to thank Leupold for the sweet binoculars and the jersey! I have never felt so proud when they were reading my story about my service. When the fans gave me a standing ovation it brought tears to my eyes. Was a really heart warming experience and a perfect welcome home thanks vet tix you guys rock!
 
Lambeau Field - Green Bay Packers

Nov 26th 2015

Hello, my name is Tyler Stauffacher and I was born and raised a die hard Green Bay Packers fan. My earliest memories are of my Grandfather, Father and aunts and uncles all huddled around the floor model zenith on Packers Sundays. We have now been blessed to have an outstanding team that we are proud of. The glory days have brought high ticket prices and no availability. People are now born live, and die a Packers fan, while on an endless season ticket waiting list. My Father, now in his late 50ís, didnít make it to Lambeau until 2007 when I purchased tickets for him off an exchange with money I received from a re-enlistment bonus while deployed. My mother to this day has never been to the mecca of pro football that is Lambeau field. The thing most people don't understand is that when you enlist to serve in the military it takes more than just personal courage. That responsibility to serve extends to everyone in your life that loves and cares about you. My request is less about my wants and more about giving back to the ones who love and support me and my decision to continue to serve. I am requesting not only 4 tickets to Lambeau Field but asking that you help create a memory. A memory I can share with my heroes my Parents Vicki and Terry along with my wife Allison. Without them I wouldn't be the man I am today and definitely wouldn't be able to continue to defend this country that we all love. I chose this thanksgiving day game specifically because I know I will be able to take leave from my unit to attend. I would like to thank whoever is reading this for taking the time to consider my request. I truly believe programs and organizations such as this are what is right with America today. Very respectfully, Sergeant First Class Tyler A. Stauffacher

Lambeau Field - Green Bay Packers
United States Army
Currently Serving
Wish fulfilled by:
Justin donated $50.00
Daniel & Mia donated $450.00
Remainder of Wish fulfilled by the Veteran Tickets Foundation general Hero's Wish Fund..
Thank You Message From Hero:
Thank you so much for granting my wish for going to the Green Bay Packers game on Thanksgiving Day! It was such an amazing experience being able to take my family to their first Packers game. Even with the rain and cold weather, it was a day I will never forget. Thank you vet tickets and the individual donors that made this possible for me. You guys rock!
 
Disney World vacation

Nov 15th 2015

My name is Angela Hause. I'm the proud mother of two amazing kids. Alexis age 13 and Cody age 10. We lost their father SSGT Brian Paul Hause on 10-23-08 while he was stationed in Ballad. It's been a rough few years for us with moving to a new state, new school and the daily challenge of raising kids without their father. Even with all they have been through my kids are smart, and kind and amazing young people who are so much like their father. Life has not been fair to them and with each year brings new challenges and hardships for them having to grow up without a father. I know vacations cannot fix things but it can bring a smile to their faces and give them some wonderful memories to help when they days aren't filled with many things to be happy about. Time of year does not matter. We have been to Orlando and love it. I would love the opportunity to take my children on a dream vacation to Disney World in Orlando Florida. We got engaged at Disney World so that place holds a special place in my heart. I'm not asking for all just giving some options as anything would be amazing for them and they would love to go to any of those places. Thank you for taking the time to read our story and thank you for helping me to make a wonderful memory for my children.

 Disney World vacation
United States Air Force
Family of KIA
Wish fulfilled by:
Doroteo donated $100.00
David donated $25.00
Joseph donated $35.00
James donated $20.00
Jose donated $20.00
Manuel donated $20.00
Candace donated $25.00
Joe donated $25.00
John donated $100.00
Allison donated $20.00
Chris donated $25.00
DAVID donated $20.00
Tory donated $25.00
Gerald donated $300.00
Juan donated $10.00
David donated $20.00
Remainder of Wish fulfilled by the Veteran Tickets Foundation general Hero's Wish Fund. with funds From:
MAAG TOY FOUNDATION INC
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Thank You Message From Hero:
Thank you so much Vet Tix and all our sponsors for giving us this wonderful gift. We have had a Magical time here and have made many memories that will last for a lifetime.
 
Dallas Cowboys

Nov 8th 2015

My name is SGT Aaron Kent. I have three little girls, oldest is 4, 2 and a 5 month old. I missed the oldest being born, and just barely made it back for the last 2. I am missing my oldest daughters first day of kindergarten due to being up at fort Leonard Wood for Advance leaders course. Me and my three friends wish to go to see a Dallas cowboys vs Eagles game with your help if possible. CPL Ross, SGT Arce, and SPC Sigers, All three of us met at fort hood, and have been with each other all through the deployment to Liberia. we all look out for each other and talk about Sports and Fantasy Football to help the day go by. SPC Sigers and his wife were blessed with a beautiful baby boy just a week before we left so that was really hard on him for his first deployment, and my wife was having complications with our daughter during her pregnancy which scared me while I was waiting to get back to her and my girls. But thank god I made it back in time to see the birth of my beautiful daughter Emma.

Dallas Cowboys
United States Army
Currently Serving
Wish fulfilled by:
Joe donated $25.00
Tameka donated $20.00
Lisa donated $20.00
Alan donated $5.00
Remainder of Wish fulfilled by the Veteran Tickets Foundation general Hero's Wish Fund. with funds From:
Funds donated by Stage 3 Motorsports INC
Stage 3 Motorsports INC
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Thank You Message From Hero:
i would like to give a big thanks to all that donated to help our dream come true. Cowboys didnt win but we had a fantastic time at such a exciting game. Thank you
 
Tennessee Titans VS Atlanta Falcons

Oct 25th 2015

My name is Roger and I am recently medically retired from the Army on Sept 29 2014. I was severely injured in Eastern, Afghanistan on 23 April 2011 while conducting a night mission leading my Platoon. My Platoon was ambushed and we took heavy casualties and KIA. Being the Platoon Sergeant and having the Medic with me I had seen numerous Soldiers down in front of the enemy position during the intense firefight that was no more than 15 meters apart. Without hesitation myself and my Medic rushed into enemy fire to try and retrieve our men and while only a few meters away I was blown up by a enemy hand grenade. I have been on the road to recovery mentally and physically but it is hard. I have attempted suicide several times and have been impatient trying to live with the guilt of losing my men. I live in isolation and don't get out much. I just thought maybe going to a Tennessee Titans game with my neighbor would be good for a change. We are both big fans of the Titans. He has really helped me with supporting me around the yard, talks about my lose, since he is a senior critical care paramedic and knows what I'm talking about and overall a good friend. Thank you to anyone reading this. We all are inspiration to each other no matter what we do.

Tennessee Titans VS Atlanta Falcons
United States Army
Severely Wounded Veteran
Wish fulfilled by:
Joe donated $25.00
Kanesha donated $25.00
Gabriela donated $5.00
Sharon donated $100.00
Terry donated $10.00
Russell donated $20.00
Joseph donated $75.00
Jeffrey donated $20.00
Daniel donated $25.00
Candace donated $25.00
Meagan donated $50.00
Alex donated $25.00
Donald donated $25.00
Greg donated $25.00
Michelle donated $100.00
Rochelle donated $45.00
Jonathan donated $50.00
Micalyn donated $50.00
Remainder of Wish fulfilled by the Veteran Tickets Foundation general Hero's Wish Fund..
Thank You Message From Hero:
I would like to personally thank all of the great people who have donated to my Hero's Wish. It is because of people like you and VET TIX that keeps us knowing that we are not forgotten. This event was the first one I have been to since being severely injured and losing my men on 22 April 2011. I had one of the best times of my life. I would like for the special people who have donated and VET TIX to know that you have a special place in my heart. My spirit has been lifted, I realized that life doesn't have to be stuck in the house isolated. All of you were apart of this and hopefully it touches your hearts as much as it touched mine. Thank you and may GOD bless you all.
 
FAMILY DISNEYLAND

Oct 10th 2015

My name is SPC Amado R. Punto Jr. I am currently deployed in Romania. From Aug 2011 to Sept 2012 I had my first deployment and spent time with my family in the Philippines on Apr 2012 during R & R. I went back to Fort Riley on Aug. 2012 and was reassigned to my current unit 165th MCT , 541st Combat Sustainment Support battalion. Before the end of year 2013, my family visas were finally approved and they came to states on Dec 30 2013. After 45 days of being together again I got deployed to Romania from 15 February 2014 until present. My wife and kids were only in the states for a month before I was deployed. My wife, my two sons ages 10 and 13 and daughter 17 are staying now in Oxnard , California. Their only wish at this time is for me to give them a time for family bonding after deployment and they want it in Disneyland in Anaheim. Their wish since their childhood might come through with your support and will really appreciate it with all my heart.

FAMILY DISNEYLAND
United States Army
Currently Serving
Wish fulfilled by:
Kevin donated $5.00
Barbara donated $25.00
Andrew donated $720.00
Andrew donated $150.00
Remainder of Wish fulfilled by the Veteran Tickets Foundation general Hero's Wish Fund..
This Hero has not filled out a thank you message.
 
Dallas Cowboys Game

Sep 27th 2015

Hello, My name is SPC Timothy Sexton. I have just recently returned home from my first combat deployment to Afghanistan. I am married to my beautiful wife Teesha. While I was gone, 2 of my wife's many wishes included coming home safely to her, and to take her to a Cowboys game. I have fulfilled one of those wishes, and intend to fulfill the second. I wish to attend the Atlanta Falcons @ Dallas Cowboys game on September 27th, 2015. I grew up a Falcons fan, and she grew up a Cowboys fan. Fortunately they are playing each other in the state that we reside! So we are both very excited to get a chance to see them both.

Dallas Cowboys Game
United States Army
Currently Serving
Wish fulfilled by the Veteran Tickets Foundation general Hero's Wish Fund. with funds From:
Funds donated by Stage 3 Motorsports INC
Stage 3 Motorsports INC
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This Hero has not filled out a thank you message.
 
Take my kids on a DisneyWorld vacation

Sep 7th 2015

My name is SPC Sisk. I have a wife and 3 amazing kids that are 11,9, and 5. They are my heart and soul. I haven't got to see them much in the last 3 years due to training and deployments and would love to take them to Disney. I always wanted to go there myself when I was little but could never afford it. I think it would be some much needed bonding time after this deployment. My wish is for 5 4-day park hopper passes for Disney World.

Take my kids on a DisneyWorld vacation
United States Army
Currently Serving
Wish fulfilled by:
Judith donated $25.00
Melissa donated $5.00
Remainder of Wish fulfilled by the Veteran Tickets Foundation general Hero's Wish Fund..
This Hero has not filled out a thank you message.
 
Disneyland Family Vacation

Aug 15th 2015

I would like to take my wife and children to Disneyland. We had to purchase a car when I got home from deployment because the car we had we didn't trust to drive across country with a trailer, doing this left us with very little money after the down payment and trip across country and moving into our new apartment. Now we live month to month paycheck to paycheck. My daughters both 12 and 4 have been begging to go to Disneyland since I got home! I have a wife and 3 gorgeous children, 2 girls and a boy. Eve is 12, Leigha 4 and Lucas 1! I was hoping to get 5 tickets so that my mother could join us at Disneyland! She hasn't been able to spend much time with the kids because my wife moved back to MI while I was deployed to spend time with her family.

Disneyland Family Vacation
United States Navy
Currently Serving
Wish fulfilled by:
Amanda donated $200.00
ROBERT donated $10.00
ROBERT donated $10.00
Candace donated $25.00
Valerie donated $655.00
Remainder of Wish fulfilled by the Veteran Tickets Foundation general Hero's Wish Fund..
Thank You Message From Hero:
My family and I had so much fun at Disneyland this past weekend I want to thank all those who donated and made this trip possible for my family and I! My mom had a blast with the kids and the kids all had so much fun! Thank you Hero's Wish foundation from the bottom of our hearts this trip could not have been possible without everyone who helped and donated! There are no words to even express my gratitude! The Gonzales Family
 
Crown Royal 400 at the Brickyard

Jul 26th 2015

My name is SGT Christopher E Waite. I am currently on my third deployment and my second one in 3 years. Both have been to Afghanistan. The last 3 years have been hard on myself and my family due to the time that I have had to spend away from them serving our great country. With this deployment coming to an end I can not think of a better way to share an experience with them then through a generous donation from Vet Tix. I have always wanted to experience the Brick Yard 400 in Indianapolis, IN even though I live close to the track I have never had the opportunity to watch a race live and in person. I know it would be an experience of a life time, to feel the rumble of the engine of the Nascars as they scream by. Thank you for your time and consideration.

Crown Royal 400 at the Brickyard
United States Army
Veteran
Wish fulfilled by:
Jackson donated $100.00
Joseph donated $25.00
Remainder of Wish fulfilled by the Veteran Tickets Foundation general Hero's Wish Fund. with funds From:
Funds donated by Stage 3 Motorsports INC
Stage 3 Motorsports INC
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Thank You Message From Hero:
Thank you so much to Stage 3 Motorsports for the tickets. My family and I had an amazing time with phenomenal seats near the Start Finish Line.
 
Michael Jackson ONE by Cirque Du Soleil

Jul 24th 2015

My name is SSgt Kelly Goodman. My kids are HUGE Michael Jackson fans, they love his music so much, even my girls would move around in my belly when I played him around the house. My son knows all his songs. It's just a drive from us and it can be a vacation we can have that's affordable and not over the top. I missed out on Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, their 5th birthday, my anniversary, New years, Valentine's, St Patrick's, and soon to be Easter. My kids haven't been apart from me this long and my kids have actually had a harder time than I thought. It's dad who is usually gone for work (he's military too). We are looking at going to Vegas July 22-26 so any show during that time would be amazing. I just want to thank these kids for their sacrifice, and have a memorable time with them since I missed out on so much, and thank my husband for taking on the task of mom and dad and shuttling them everywhere. We try to bond with our kids through things they love and have a passion for and Michael Jackson's music and talent, and the acrobatics from this show are things our kids love, to see their faces light up with joy and excitement, the freedom they have to do that, reminds me why I love my job and do what I do for them. I'm requesting 5 tickets because it's me, my husband, our 14 year old son, and our twin 5 year old daughters. Thank you for reading our wish.

Michael Jackson ONE by Cirque Du Soleil
United States Air Force
Veteran
Wish fulfilled by:
Thomas donated $100.00
Andrew donated $10.00
Charles donated $50.00
SIRIA donated $5.00
Kimberly donated $35.00
Denise donated $20.00
Remainder of Wish fulfilled by the Veteran Tickets Foundation general Hero's Wish Fund. with funds From:
Funds donated by Stage 3 Motorsports INC
Stage 3 Motorsports INC
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Thank You Message From Hero:
Thank you so much to Stage 3 Motorsports, Vet Tix and the other donors who made this possible. Seeing Michael Jackson ONE was awesome! Our kids LOVED the music, the acrobats, and the dancing. Seeing their faces light up with smiles and happiness the whole show was rewarding in itself! They even had a hologram of Michael towards the end, and it was a bittersweet realization that he really is gone and this was the closest thing we'd get to see him in concert. We're beyond blessed to have such amazing supporters of military like you guys. I'm forever grateful that I got to take my family somewhere as a thank you for their hard work and support during my deployment. Thank you guys so much!
 
NASCAR New Hampshire Speedway

Jul 18th 2015

My name is LT. Timothy Thibault. I live near Boston Ma, and I have been on deployment for 5 months with another 4 months to go. I would like to bring my family to the event. My wife Elaine, two daughters Samantha (22) & Rebecca (16). I have been around auto racing for many years, building race cars, driving cars and even my daughter was racing when she was 9 years old. My wish is to take my family for the weekend at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Nascar Modified Tour all star race on 7/17 & 7/18. Maybe even the Nascar Sprint cup on 7/19. Access to pit area would be awesome. I would love to throw the green flag for the race while in uniform! Have been around auto racing in New England since I was 10 years old.

NASCAR New Hampshire Speedway
United States Navy
Currently Serving
Wish fulfilled by:
Brian & Lori donated $25.00
Remainder of Wish fulfilled by the Veteran Tickets Foundation general Hero's Wish Fund. with funds From:
Funds donated by Stage 3 Motorsports INC
Stage 3 Motorsports INC
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Thank You Message From Hero:
Thank you so much to Stage 3 Motorsport for your donation to make my wish come true. My family and I had a great time! We had some great relaxing time and enjoyed the races. Thank you for all you do for service members! It was a perfect experience! Thanks again. Thibault family.
 
4 day passes to Disney World

Jul 16th 2015

My name is Douglas Edds. I separated from active duty back in 2012. In September of 2011 on my last deployment I was blown up by a VBIED (truck packed with 1500 lbs of explosives) receiving the purple heart and being sent back to the united states medically. After I got out I had to start different treatments through the VA and haven't been able to truly get away and go on a vacation. So now that my health is stable we don't really have the money for a big vacation like this. So it is my wish to take my wife and two kids to Disney World for a once in a lifetime experience.

4 day passes to Disney World
United States Army
Severely Wounded Veteran
Wish fulfilled by:
Kevin donated $5.00
Richard donated $50.00
Chris donated $100.00
Rodney donated $10.00
Jeffrey donated $10.00
Remainder of Wish fulfilled by the Veteran Tickets Foundation general Hero's Wish Fund. with funds From:
Funds donated by Stage 3 Motorsports INC
Stage 3 Motorsports INC
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Thank You Message From Hero:
Thank you to everyone who had a part in sending me and my family to Disney World for the time of our lives. I wish to personally thank Stage 3 Motorsports for their generous donation in helping to make my wish a reality. It really couldn't have been a better vacation. It will definitely be memories that last a lifetime and I will never forget those that made this great time possible. So thank you from the bottom of our hearts.
 
Disneyworld

Jul 13th 2015

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.

Disneyworld
United States Army
Severely Wounded Veteran
Wish fulfilled by:
Kevin donated $5.00
Barbara donated $25.00
Lisa donated $10.00
Jeremy donated $25.00
Shannon donated $50.00
Amega donated $25.00
Remainder of Wish fulfilled by the Veteran Tickets Foundation general Hero's Wish Fund. with funds From:
Funds donated by Stage 3 Motorsports INC
Stage 3 Motorsports INC
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Thank You Message From Hero:
I would like to thank Stage 3 Motorsports, Vet Tix and all the donors for the opportunity to take my family on a dream vacation to Disney World. It truly is a place of miracles and memories. This vacation will be one that will be remembered for the rest of our lives. Thank you once again for being there and taking care of those who have served faithfully to this great country!
 
Luke Bryan Concert

Jul 11th 2015

My name is Sgt. Benjamin Wing. This year marks my 10th wedding anniversary and I'll be in Afghanistan during that time. I have 2 kids, and with this being my 10th wedding anniversary to my high school sweetheart (Tanya) as well as my 10th anniversary of service in the Army. I'm only out here for 2 months. I'll be getting back at the end of next month. Luke Bryan will be performing at Vanderbilt on July 11th and will be the perfect anniversary date.

Luke Bryan Concert
United States Army
Currently Serving
Wish fulfilled by:
Jason donated $25.00

Live Nation
donated 2 tickets
Thank You Message From Hero:
We had an awesome time and amazing 10th anniversary date at the concert. Thank you to Live Nation, donors, and Vet Tix for making this come together. My wife and I especially loved the VIP performance by Luke Bryan in the VIP lounge. Thank you so much.
 
Disney World FL

Jul 10th 2015

My name is Lara Smith, my husband SSG, Tyler J. Smith was KIA in Afghanistan April 3, 2012. We were high school sweethearts, and got married right out of high school at the ages of 17 and 18. We were married for 6 years before his passing and we have two beautiful children. Our son Wyatt is 7, and our daughter Carson is 4. We always dreamed of taking our kids to Disney World since neither of us had ever been. Carson loves Cinderella and frequently talks about wanting to visit her castle and meet all the princesses. I would love to be able to take Wyatt and Carson to Disney World in FL. It would be a dream come true and a once in a lifetime opportunity. I am asking for 4 4-day passes to Disney World FL (for myself, Wyatt, Carson, and for a family member to help me with the kids.) Thank you and God Bless.

Disney World FL
United States Army
Family of KIA
Wish fulfilled by:
Roberta donated $50.00
Crystal donated $25.00
Christina donated $250.00
Karen donated $50.00
Joe donated $30.00
Alan donated $495.00
Remainder of Wish fulfilled by the Veteran Tickets Foundation general Hero's Wish Fund..
Thank You Message From Hero:
My 2 children and I want to say a big thank you to Vet Tix, and to all of the donors who helped make our wish come true. We had an amazing time at Disney World. My daughter Carson got to meet almost all of the princesses, and my son loved riding all of the rides. Without all of your help we would have never been able to go. It was such an amazing experience and I loved seeing the huge smiles on my kids faces. I can not possibly thank all of you enough.
 
Disneyland Park Hopper

Jun 29th 2015

I am currently on my seventh deployment. I have been deployed since October 2014 and missed all the birthdays and holidays with Maria, my wife of 19 years (20 in August)and my 15 and 14 year old daughters, Ana and Tori and my 13 year old son Santiago. To be able to receive 4 three day Disneyland, CA Park Hopper passes would be a tremendous blessing and gift for my family. On 5 April 2015 I reached my 20 year anniversery in the service and it will be great to get back home and surprise them with a gift for all the support they have given me in allowing me to serve my country with honor. Thank you for reading and consideration in fulfilling this veterans wish. May God continue to bless America and those who defend and support her.

Disneyland Park Hopper
United States Air Force
Currently Serving
Wish fulfilled by:
Kevin donated $5.00
Andrew donated $295.00
TERRI donated $10.00
Conrad donated $20.00
Raul donated $20.00
Dennis donated $150.00
Scott donated $5.00
Andrew donated $20.00
Remainder of Wish fulfilled by the Veteran Tickets Foundation general Hero's Wish Fund. with funds From:
Funds donated by Stage 3 Motorsports INC
Stage 3 Motorsports INC
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Thank You Message From Hero:
Thank you very much to those who donated to my Hero's Wish. A special thank you to Stage 3 Motor Sports INC and Veteran Tickets Foundation for sponsoring my family's vacation. I have served for twenty years and I am able to continue serving my country because of the support from my family. This was a great surprise for them. Thank you and may God bless you. -Manuel Cervantez & Family
 
Family Vacation to Walt Disney World Orlando

Jun 28th 2015

I am SSG Anders, I would love to take my family to Walt Disney World Orlando after I return from my current deployment. I have four awesome children with my beautiful wife whom I have been married to for 13 years. I have only got to spend 10 months in the states since 2009 and cannot wait to return from this deployment. The baby is 2 now and I have missed most of her life. I cannot wait to spend some time and get to know her. I would need 6 tickets due to having four children and myself and the wife. Thank you!

Family Vacation to Walt Disney World Orlando
United States Army
Currently Serving
Wish fulfilled by:
TERRI donated $25.00
Jackson donated $150.00
Michael donated $1.00
Jessica donated $40.00
BARRY donated $20.00
Remainder of Wish fulfilled by the Veteran Tickets Foundation general Hero's Wish Fund. with funds From:
Funds donated by Stage 3 Motorsports INC
Stage 3 Motorsports INC
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Thank You Message From Hero:
Thank you all for your donations. My family and I really enjoyed Disney!
 
Disney World Orlando

Jun 22nd 2015

My name is Robert Fleming and I served 12 years in the Army. I was recently medically retired as a Sergeant First Class in 2014 due to injuries that I sustained in combat. I have had multiple deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan where I received 2 purple hearts. My service, deployments, and injuries have taken its toll on my wonder wife April who I've been married to for 11 years and she even quit work and nursing school to take care of me in the hospital while we were dating after I was injured in Iraq. After my injuries and hospital stays I regrouped and toughed it out for another decade, and more deployment. While this was satisfying personally for my career it took its toll on my body and my family as I wasn't there for them and I was gone the entire first year of my oldest due to deployment. I have three wonderful boys that are 4, 3, and 2 that are great. My oldest and youngest are autistic and though it is challenging they make our world brighter and better. They love the Disney channel and any and all Disney characters. We've never got a chance to take a family while I was active due to responsibilities, deployments, training, and medical issues. It actually is a wish and it would be a blessing if my family could go to Disney world in Orlando Florida. I am requesting and wishing that my family of 5 be able to go to Disney in Orlando for 2 days. Thank you and God bless Robert

Disney World Orlando
United States Army
Severely Wounded Veteran
Wish fulfilled by:
Jackson donated $150.00
RICHARD donated $50.00
Erin donated $100.00
Troy donated $20.00
DAVID donated $25.00
Tash donated $50.00
Betsy donated $20.00
Shari donated $10.00
Douglas donated $50.00
Edith donated $25.00
Barb donated $200.00
Richard donated $200.00
Ricardo donated $20.00
Art donated $20.00
Remainder of Wish fulfilled by the Veteran Tickets Foundation general Hero's Wish Fund..
Thank You Message From Hero:
To all the wonderful donors who gave to ensure that my family's wish truly did come true. We are truly grateful and are forever thankful. It truly means the world to spend time with family after having a career that pretty much guaranteed the opposite. Your donations ensured three boys had the best week of their life, and ensured that my wife and I finally got to take a trip that was always put off. Thank you again to Vet Tix and to the amazing donors and organizations that participate to take care of veterans and their families. God Bless v/r The Fleming Family
 
Disney World in FL

Jun 5th 2015

I just recently returned from a 5th Fleet deployment on a Naval Patrol Coastal Ship. I have been promising my little guy for a few years now that we would take him to Disney World to meet Mickey and his other favorite characters. I would love to fulfill that promise and take my wife and 5 year old son to disney in Florida while on my post deployment leave. I have 30 days until I check into my next duty station and school. My window to go would be between 25Jan-06Feb 2015.

Disney World in FL
United States Navy
Currently Serving
Wish fulfilled by:
Michelle donated $650.00
Remainder of Wish fulfilled by the Veteran Tickets Foundation general Hero's Wish Fund..
Thank You Message From Hero:
We were floored to have received three four day park hoppers for Disney Parks in Orlando, FL. The gesture was much more than expected from our original request of one day at Disney. Michelle and Vet Tix made it possible to finally on our promise to take Connor to Disney Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom. He said it best when he said "Its the greatest day of my life". I really appreciate everything that Vet Tix does for our troops and for donors like Michelle for paying forward such a fulfilling experience. Thank you so much for making my Families Summer!
 
Chicago Bulls Playoffs 2015

May 8th 2015

My name is Daniel Acosta. My Wish is to attend a Chicago Bulls playoffs game with my family. My children are huge Chicago Bulls fans and all play in an extracurricular basketball program. They had a chance to meet some of the players at a fan event this past winter and now are completely hooked on the team. It's been a plan to attend a game together but is usually too expensive. I feel that attending a Bulls game would been an amazing experience for my children and a great opportunity to have a family bonding moment.

Chicago Bulls Playoffs 2015
United States Air Force
Severely Wounded Veteran
Wish fulfilled by:
Russell donated $5.00
Remainder of Wish fulfilled by the Veteran Tickets Foundation general Hero's Wish Fund..
Thank You Message From Hero:
A special thank you to the Veteran Tickets Foundation and the generous donor of Chicago Bulls Playoff tickets! My children and I had a wonderful time and were able to witness one of the most exciting games of the 2015 playoffs. With all of us being avid Chicago Bulls fans, watching Derek Rose score the buzzer beating game winning shot is a memory that will last a lifetime. As a father, it was very special to watch my children full of excitement, cheering, laughing and happy! Thank you for all you do to support our veterans and their families.
 
Universal Studios Orlando

May 6th 2015

My name is Scott Gerber. I am currently on my 5th deployment overseas and my 2nd time in Kuwait. I return in April 2015 to my wife of 14 years Leigha, my 13 year old daughter Madelyn and my 10 year old son Brayden. I would really like to take them to Universal Studios in Orlando, FL for a belated Christmas Present and would need 4 FL resident three day park to park tickets. This would be a great surprise for them when I return home and a much needed family vacation with them. Thank you so much for reading. I would be thankful for any tickets, God Bless America!

Universal Studios Orlando
United States Air Force
Currently Serving
Wish fulfilled by:
Derek donated $5.00
LaTasha donated $20.00
Gerardo donated $50.00
Patricia donated $20.00
Walter donated $50.00
Robin donated $50.00
Guthy-Renker donated 4 tickets
Thank You Message From Hero:
I just first want to say how thankful I was to receive such an incredible vacation! The all inclusive package was more than I expected or could have ever dreamed of. My family and I were overjoyed at the dream vacation all the donors and Vet Tix provided us. Thank you all so very much and god bless you!
 
Disney World Tickets for the Family

May 5th 2015

My name is Chris Consalvo and I am a Staff Sergeant in the United States Air Force. I am currently on my 4th deployment. When my 6 month deployment is over, I would love to take my family to Disney World, so I am hoping for 3 tickets for my wife, our 7 year old daughter, our 1 year old son (free admission for being under 3) and myself. Thank you very much for your generosity, SSgt Christopher Consalvo

Disney World Tickets for the Family
United States Air Force
Currently Serving
Wish fulfilled by:
Andrew donated $650.00
Remainder of Wish fulfilled by the Veteran Tickets Foundation general Hero's Wish Fund..
This Hero has not filled out a thank you message.
 
Take my family to Disney World before my surgery

Apr 12th 2015

Hi there, I'm SPC Jason Walker. I'm a former Marine and current Soldier in the Army. On my third deployment I stepped on a landmine that resulted in the instant amputation of my left leg and my right leg was blown apart. I fought to keep the leg and after 6 months and tons of surgeries I learned to walk again. I've been doing better but my limb salvage has been having increasing problems and on April 22nd I'll be having surgery on it again. This time it may result in the amputation of my right leg above the knee. Before I'm back down for a while I was hoping that I could take my wife and kids to Disney World in Orlando, Fl. I'm requesting 5 four day hopper tickets. My family has been my life line, and I'd love to allow them a chance to have fun and get away for a few days. They have been the reason I take each step further on my recovery. Please help me give my family a memorable vacation, thank you.

Take my family to Disney World before my surgery
United States Army
Severely Wounded Veteran
Wish fulfilled by:
Kristen donated $250.00
Matthew donated $50.00
Michael donated $50.00
Gracemary donated $25.00
Kenneth donated $10.00
Andrew donated $25.00
Ron donated $100.00
Arthur donated $10.00
Arthur donated $10.00
Rodney donated $100.00
Karen donated $25.00
John donated $10.00
Kelly donated $20.00
Michelle donated $250.00
Sharon donated $165.00
Remainder of Wish fulfilled by the Veteran Tickets Foundation general Hero's Wish Fund..
This Hero has not filled out a thank you message.
 
San Antonio Spurs vs Phoenix Suns Basketball game

Apr 12th 2015

Hello my name is Cpl. James Harrison. My wish is to see the San Antonio Spurs vs the Cleveland Cavaliers. I would like ot spend time with my wife once I return from my deployment. My wife and I love sports and would like to go see a professional basketball game.

San Antonio Spurs vs Phoenix Suns Basketball game
United States Army
Veteran
Wish fulfilled by:
Danielle donated $20.00
Joe donated $50.00
Edith donated $30.00
Jackson donated $100.00
Andrew donated $10.00
Karl donated $50.00
Gerardo donated $50.00
Harrison donated $90.00
REGINAL donated $25.00
Andrew donated $25.00
Horace donated $170.00
Remainder of Wish fulfilled by the Veteran Tickets Foundation general Hero's Wish Fund..
Thank You Message From Hero:
I would like to thank Vet Tix and all the donors for assisting me with making this wish come true. My wife and I really enjoyed our experience at the Spurs game last night. This was our first date we have been since I returned back from Afghanistan. Words can not express how much we value people like you all. Thanks again for a wonderful evening!!!!!
 
Disney on Ice: Frozen in Dallas, Texas

Mar 28th 2015

My name is 1LT Bailey, Zyralyn. Thank you Vet Tix for this wonderful opportunity to get this chance to spend quality time with my family that we have lost during my deployment. During May and June 2014 my husband and I were both sent overseas for a 9 month deployment. We have a little girl name Zoey, I would like for our family to come together again and to attend Disney on Ice: Frozen in Dallas, Texas. This would be a wonderful event to share with my family to get back what we have missed.

Disney on Ice: Frozen in Dallas, Texas
United States Army
Currently Serving
Wish fulfilled by:
Andrew donated $550.00

Feld Entertainment, Inc.
donated 3 tickets
Thank You Message From Hero:
Thank you so much for donating tickets to my family. My daughter, Zoey had an amazing time in Dallas and her first Disney on Ice show. This was also our first event together since my husband came back from his deployment. Thanks again for whoever donated to my loving family. God bless you and the USA!
 
San Diego Safari Park Zoo

Mar 19th 2015

My name is PFC Hadley. I have a beautiful and strong wife who I love and miss very much. She is such an encouraging woman and supports my duty to our country, I couldn't ask for a better life friend. We have been apart for some time now due to training and deployment and I would love to be able to surprise her with an adventure of a lifetime. My dream wish is for 2 VIP Ultimate Safari 8 hour adventures and park admissions.

San Diego Safari Park Zoo
United States Army
Currently Serving
Wish fulfilled by the Veteran Tickets Foundation general Hero's Wish Fund..
This Hero has not filled out a thank you message.
 
Walt Disney World Resort

Mar 15th 2015

My name is Captain Scott Bauer. This is my families first deployment and I would like to take them someplace for a vacation away from our relatives in order to give ourselves some personal time to reconnect. My wish is for 4 tickets to Walt Disney World Resort for 4 days. Thanks for all the support you do for the military Soldiers and Families.

Walt Disney World Resort
United States Army
Currently Serving
Wish fulfilled by the Veteran Tickets Foundation general Hero's Wish Fund..
Thank You Message From Hero:
Thank you for the very memorable experience. We took a 2 week vacation to Florida and ended it with the 4 days at Disney World. My daughters really enjoyed seeing their favorite characters and we had to visit one park 3 separate days so they could do the Frozen Sing Alone event. The Park Hopper option came in very useful. Thank you Vettix.org for making this family vacation possible.
 
LOS ANGELES LAKERS tickets

Mar 8th 2015

Hello I am PO1 Juan Avalos currently married to my high school sweetheart. We have 2 amazing kids that are just so supportive on what I do. I am currently scheduled to leave to Japan for 2 years and will be leaving my family behind due to my sons medical issue. We where all suppose to go together but things didn't work out and I will be separate from my family for 2 whole years! I would love to take them on a great family sporting event before I leave. We would really like 4 tickets to go see the Los Angeles Lakers. Any game between Feb 20 - March 8 2015 will be fine. Thank you so much and god bless!! I FLYOUT MARCH 9 2015.

LOS ANGELES LAKERS tickets
United States Navy
Currently Serving
Wish fulfilled by:
Jordan donated $10.00
Jackson donated $100.00
Remainder of Wish fulfilled by the Veteran Tickets Foundation general Hero's Wish Fund..
This Hero has not filled out a thank you message.
 
Disneyland California

Feb 8th 2015

I am graciously requesting 4-3 day park hopper tickets to Disneyland in California for my 2 daughters, my wife and myself. My Name is TSgt Russ Pollock and I have served in the US Air Force as a Civil Engineer for 17.5 years. I am currently on my 5th Deployment to the middle east and have also done 2 one year remote tours in Korea. I have been married to my high school sweetheart for a little over 16 years and she has held down the fort for every deployment and remote tour. She is my hero. I have 2 daughter, ages 6 and 3. It would bring them so much joy to be able to spend a few days at Disneyland. They to have also endured much sacrifice as i have been away overseas for over half of my 6 year olds life. It would mean the world to us if you are able to fulfill this wish. Thank You

Disneyland California
United States Air Force
Veteran
Wish fulfilled by:
Lorena donated $20.00
Kimberly donated $100.00
Kimberly donated $200.00
Andrew donated $430.00
Remainder of Wish fulfilled by the Veteran Tickets Foundation general Hero's Wish Fund..
Thank You Message From Hero:
I would like to give a big thank you to the donors that made my hero wish come true for my family and I. This was truly the greatest vacation we have ever had and was a great way for us to reconnect after a long separation. I would like to thank my Mom, Kim Carrick for her generous donation and would also like to thank Major Meadows for the lodging donation. Also a big thank you to Vet Tix and the anonymous donors. Thanks again!!
 


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