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Get Involved


One of the best and quickest ways to help Lake County Honor Flight is through online donations. Donations can be made in honor of or in memory of an individual or an organization. Donate here.

guardian donation

If you've been chosen as a guardian for a mission, please submit your guardian donation here. In 2024, the guardian contribution is $1,400. Your donation is tax-deductible.

veteran sponsorship

If you like to support a veteran's honor flight, please make a donation here. The sponsorship cost for veterans in 2024 is $1,400. Contributions are tax-deductible.

Poetry with a purpose

Veteran Ken Wilson was so inspired by his Honor Flight experience that he was moved to write the poem below to show his gratitude. Mr. Wilson has asked us to share his handiwork in the hope that it will spark others to support our mission.  


We appreciate his kindness and are gratified when a veteran is so powerfully impacted by going on their tribute flight. If Mr. Wilson’s) poem touches your heart, thank you for considering a gift that will make it possible for others to enjoy their own Honor Flight adventure.


Click here to read poem.

mail-in donations

Mail your donation to:


Lake County Honor Flight

P.O. Box 1187

North Chicago, IL 60064

memorial donations

Memorial donations can be made online or by check in honor of or in memory of someone. 


Check memorial donations can be sent to the address below. Please include a note indicating who the donation is in honor or memory of. Please include the name, physical address, or email address of the family member you want to be notified of the donation. 


Lake County Honor Flight

P.O. Box 1187

North Chicago, IL 60064

If you would like to list Lake County Honor Flight in lieu of flowers for a loved one, please provide our mailing address or website:

For questions, email or call (847) 282-0374.

in-kind donations

Lake County Honor Flight values in-kind donations greatly. The contributions of both individuals and businesses are essential. Please email us if you are interested in making an in-kind donation.

event fundraising

We invite you to help Lake County Honor Flight by mobilizing your community to support our mission. Engage your local community through individual efforts such as fund-raising drives, golf tournaments, and runs. Start by completing the online fundraising application.

facebook birthday fundraisers

Choose Lake County Honor Flight for your birthday fundraiser! This is a simple way to support Lake County Honor Flight on your special day. Facebook charges no fees for donations. All donations will go directly to the Lake County Honor Flight.

matching gifts

Check with your company to see if they have a matching gift program. This is an excellent way to enhance your contribution. The federal tax identification number for Lake County Honor Flight is #47-3858397.

PayPal giving fund

Donate to Lake County Honor Flight through the PayPal Giving Fund.

eBay for charity

Donate to Lake County Honor Flight through Ebay for Charity.

non-monetary donations

We are unable to accept and store donations of clothing, medical equipment, or furniture.

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