Veterans will have an opportunity to visit their memorials in Washington, DC thanks to Land of Lincoln Honor Flight.
Here’s more about Honor Flight:
To provide round trip transportation from Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport in Springfield for veterans in order of their service:
WWII, KOREAN ERA AND VIETNAM ERA who wish to visit their memorials in Washington, DC. This day trip is provided completely free of charge to the veteran in honor of his/her service to our country.
We are currently offering six flights per year. We are trying to find WWII, Korean and Vietname Veterans to participate.
“One more tour with honor.”
All volunteer board, no office or ulitity costs. Our administrative costs are under one percent.
Serve 25,000 square miles – central and southern Illinois
Financed through donations, fundraisers, sponsorships and merchandise sales
We are a hub of a national organization. LLHF began in 2009. We visit WWII Memoria, Korean Memorial, Vietnam Memorial, Air Force Memorial, Marine Memorial, Smithsonian Air and Space Museum and Arlington Cemetery for the changing of the guard at the Tomb of Unknown Soldier.
Ways You Can Help:
Here are several options for individuals to help Land of Lincoln Honor Flight:
Make a Donation
Direct Mailing to Land of Lincoln Honor Flight, 57 Country Place, Springfield, IL 62703. Your check can be made payable to “Land of Lincoln Honor Flight”.
Online through .
Walk-in Donation at any Marine Bank in Chatham, Champaign, or Springfield, IL. Simply indicate that your donation is for the “Land of Lincoln Honor Flight” account established at Springfield Marine Bank.
Sponsor a Veteran for $500
Become a Guardian for a Flight —
Purchase a LLHF T-Shirt —
Participate in the Schnucks’ eScript program
Ask for a customer card at their service counter. Then call the 800 number listed on the card and tell them you would like to fund “Land of Lincoln Honor Flight”. The zip code is 62629. Schnucks will donate a small portion of your total grocery bill each time you show your card when you pay for your groceries.
Host a Fundraiser —
Flight #54: April 2nd
Flight #55: May 7th
Flight #56: June 11th
Flight #57: August 20th
Flight #58: September 24th
Flight #59: October 29th