Southwest Airlines Medical Transportation Grant Program

Southwest Airlines Medical Transportation Grant Program

Through the Southwest Airlines Medical Transportation Grant Program (MTGP) we provide complimentary, roundtrip tickets to nonprofit hospitals and medical transportation organizations. Southwest allows participating nonprofit hospitals and medical transportation nonprofit organizations the freedom to determine how to distribute the tickets to patients and/or caregivers.

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Flying on Borrowed Wings
This is a guest post from Sue Hartnett, a recipient of Southwest tickets through the Medical Transportation Grant Program We all board the plane with a story. We come from different places; travel for different reasons. Some excited about the journey ahead, some pleading to turn back around. Whatever the reason, we are all passengers headed somewhere. I am one of those...
Aug 23, 2012 10:15 PM ET
Breathing a Sigh of Relief
Our story first began nearly four years ago when I found out that I was pregnant. When I was five months along, we were told that our unborn son, Winston, had a tumor. Upon Winston’s birth, the doctors told us that Winston’s condition was much more serious than just a tumor; Winston was diagnosed with a mixed Lymphatic & Venous Malformation. At that point, our world spun out of control....
Aug 16, 2012 7:30 PM ET
Going The Extra Mile to Save Lives
Imagine a child has a tumor that requires travel across the country each year for treatment. The parents declared bankruptcy, lost their home, and their car. How do they afford travel? For a woman from Lexington, KY, air time is more than just a flight to St. Louis where she can receive treatment at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. Air time is a second chance at life, despite multiple lung...
Aug 9, 2012 8:00 PM ET
Southwest Airlines Now Accepting Applications From Hospitals And Charities To Participate In 2013 Medical Transportation Grant Program
DALLAS, Aug. 9, 2012 / 3BL Media / PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) today announced a call for applications from hospitals and medical transportation charities across the nation to participate in the carrier's 2013 Medical Transportation Grant Program. Southwest seeks to lessen the burden of travel expenses for families facing serious illness by donating roundtrip airline tickets...
Aug 9, 2012 7:15 PM ET
Southwest Airlines Makes a Difference by Providing More Than $2.4 Million in Free Transportation through Medical Transportation Grant Program
Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) announced today that more than 70 hospitals and charities from across the nation were selected for Southwest’s 2012 Medical Transportation Grant Program. The Medical Transportation Grant Program seeks to lessen the burden of travel expenses for families who are facing serious illness by providing...
Feb 22, 2012 11:15 AM ET

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