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Patient Travel and Lodging

Patient Travel and Lodging

Air Care Alliance
Extensive listing of free air transport services provided by volunteer pilots and dozens of charitable aviation groups. If you are seeking free air transportation or aviation services you can send an inquiry to each appropriate organization in one easy step by providing us the necessary information about your transportation needs.

Angel Wheels to Healing
Angel Wheels to Healing is a nonprofit corporation dedicated to providing non-emergency long-distance ground transportation assistance to patients in need, including gas cards to off-set fuel costs. Angel Wheels utilizes motor coaches and their volunteer drivers as well as commercial transportation. Complete Request Assistance form.

Angel Flight
Angel Flight arranges free air transportation to medical treatment for individuals and organizations when financial need or time-critical but non-emergency medical situations arise.

Requesting an Angle Flight:

  • Verify that the patient's home or treating facility are located in Oklahoma or surrounding states. If you are seeking a flight outside our service region, please check our locator page to locate a Public Benefit Flying Organization in your area.
  • Review the Patient Guidelines to verify qualifications.
  • Please complete the Online Flight Request.

The Angel Flight staff will review your request and follow up with you to complete any additional requirements.

Corporate Angel Network
Corporate Angel Network helps cancer patients access treatment for their specific type of cancer by arranging free travel using empty seats on corporate jets. Eligibility to participate in our program is open to all cancer patients, bone marrow donors, and bone marrow recipients who are ambulatory and not in need of medical support while traveling. Eligibility is not based on financial need, and patients may travel as often as necessary. Patients must be ambulatory and not in need of medical support while traveling. Please fill out the Client Registration form.

Joe's House
877-563-7468 (patients only)
Joe's House helps cancer patients and their families find a place to stay when traveling away from home for medical treatment.

Healthcare Hospitality Network
Healthcare Hospitality Network is a nationwide professional association of nearly 200 unique, nonprofit organizations that provide lodging and support services to patients, families and their loved ones who are receiving medical treatment far from their home communities.

Mercy Medical
National charitable medical transportation system that includes air and ground transportation.

How to apply:

National Patient Travel Center
Provides information about all forms of charitable, long-distance medical air transportation and provides referrals to all appropriate sources of help available in the national charitable medical air transportation network.

How to Apply? Fill out a request for charitable transportation assistance.

Ronald McDonald House
Sioux Falls
The Ronald McDonald House program provides a "home-away-from-home" for families so they can stay close by their hospitalized child at little or no cost. This program is world-wide. The generosity of volunteers and donors make it all possible. In return, families either stay at no cost or are asked to make a donation of up to $25 per day, depending on the House. The RMHC Global Policy is that families are never turned away; it it's not possible to pay, the fee is waived.
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South Dakota Parent Connection

SD Parent Connection 605.361.3171 and Running 3.jpg 3701 W 49th St Sioux Falls SD 57106 US 42.78634000 -96.93182500