Travel and Lodging

These organizations provide low cost (sometimes free) travel and lodging arrangements for transplant patients and families.

American Organ Transplant Association
P. O. Box 441766
Houston, TX 77244
Phone: (281) 493-2047
Fax: (281) 493-2099
Contracts with Continental Airlines and Greyhound Lines to provide complimentary airline and bus service for transplant patients who can not afford to pay for transportation to transplant centers.
Angel Flight
3237 Donald Douglas Loop South
Santa Monica, CA 90405
Toll Free: 1-888-4-AN-ANGEL
Provides free air transportation (western states only) on private aircraft for needy people with health care problems and for healthcare agencies, organ procurement organizations, blood banks and tissue banks. No fees of any kind.
Children's Angel Flight
1280 Laskin Road, St. 401
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
Toll Free: 1-800-296-1217
Helps pediatric patients and their families in need of travel for medical reasons.
National Association of Hospital Hospitality Houses, Inc. (NAHHH)
P.O. Box 18087
Asheville, NC 28814-0087
Toll Free: 1-800-542-9730
Phone: (828) 253-1188
Fax: (828) 253-8082
Helps patients find low cost housing while they are getting medical services away from home.
National Patient Travel Center
Toll Free: 1-800-296-1217
A nationwide association of humanitarian flying organizations. Assistance for any patient needing to travel to a distant specialized medical facility for evaluation, diagnosis or treatment.
Ronald McDonald House Charities
Internet site has a searchable database with addresses and phone numbers of all Ronald McDonald Houses worldwide.
UWA/Delta SkyWish® Program
United Way of America
701 North Fairfax Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: 1-800-892-2757, x285
Fax: 703-549-9152
United Way of America and Delta Airlines team up to transport patients with life-threatening illness to medical treatment using frequent flyer miles donated by Delta frequent flyers.
TRIO/United Airlines Travel Program
Provides TRIO members with cost-free air transportation when travel is transplant-related.