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Honor Flight Program Volunteer


Honor Flight Program Volunteer
Agency:  Eastern Iowa Honor Flight
Project Name: Honor Flight Program Volunteer
Primary Contact: Tricia Weber, Volunteer Coordinator, (855) 344-3435, (email)
Primary Address: PO Box 10704
Cedar Rapids, IA 52410
Description:

Eastern Iowa Honor Flight is an ALL VOLUNTEER organization and we fortunate to have many generous, committed volunteers who work hard to provide our veteran heroes with a day of honor. Each flight requires a tremendous amount of behind the scenes preparation (everything from logistics, to phone calls to clerical work). Please join us!

Honor Flight would not be successful without the dedicated help provided by the volunteers. Assistance is required from clerical support, airport assistance that aids the Veterans both at the beginning and at the end of each trip, and flight orientation, etc. We make every effort to connect your talent and volunteer interest to the many opportunities that match to the needs of the mission.

Potential Volunteer Opportunities

Flight Day Operations (Early Morning Welcoming & Evening Welcome Home at Eastern Iowa Airport), Flight Day Operations Preparation & Planning, Community Awareness Projects, Fundraising, Speakers Bureau, and Many more!

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More information about Eastern Iowa Honor Flight
Eastern Iowa Honor Flight
Last updated on October 23, 2013

We are a non-profit organization that relies fully on private, public and corporate donations in order to make these trips happen for our WWII and Korean War Veterans.

Description:
Eastern Iowa Honor Flight is a non-profit organization dedicated to sending local Veterans to Washington D. C. to visit various historical sites and war memorials. (Learn more about the National Network at www.honorflight.org)

These memorials include the WWII Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, Korean War Memorial, Vietnam Memorial, USMC Memorial, USAF Memorial and Arlington National Cemetery. The WWII Veterans are also taken on a city tour where they are able to see the Smithsonian, Capitol, White House and various other historical buildings.

We proudly serve the Veterans of Linn, Jones, Benton, So. Tama, Iowa, Johnson and Washington Counties. We are also proud to now welcome Marshall, Jasper and Poweshiek Counties!!

Veterans from surrounding areas are welcomed if they are able to fly out of The Eastern Iowa Airport in Cedar Rapids.

Since Eastern Iowa Honor Flight began in 2009, we have transported more than 800 Iowa WWII Veterans from Cedar Rapids to Washington, D.C.

Contact person: Tricia Weber, (phone), (email)

Address:
 PO Box 10704
Cedar Rapids, IA 52410

Web Site: http://EIHonorFlight.org
Last updated on October 23, 2013

 

 


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