Giving Tuesday 2017 falls on November 28th. Each year, Giving Tuesday is celebrated on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. This will be the sixth year of the program. During this time of year, there are so many causes to support that choosing becomes difficult. To help, we’ve put together a list of aviation inspired charities to support for Giving Tuesday 2017.
The Collings Foundation promotes interest in aviation and educates the public about the evolution of flight. If you’re a regular at air shows, chances are you may have seen one of the Wings of Freedom Tours. The Collings Foundation travels across the country each year to present historic aircraft and even offer flight experiences in the P-51 Mustang and B-24 bomber.
This organization was formed in 2013 to help fallen aviators, air crew, and their families. The charity provides assistance for veterans with PTSD counseling and tries to address gaps in the traditional benefits system. Fallen Angel Aviator also provides funding to families that have lost loved ones. The organization is 100% non-profit, relying on volunteers and donations.
The International Women’s Air & Space Museum preserves the history and advancement of women in aviation and space. The museum is located in Cleveland, Ohio in the Burke Lakefront Airport terminal. Many unique artifacts are on display, including a console from Mission Control in the Apollo era. Visitors can stop by and see the exhibits 7 days a week, other than major holidays. Entry is completely free. IWASM Volunteer Info or Donate to IWASM
IWASM Visit Tips
Park in the Burke Lakefront Airport lot, it is closer and less expensive than parking across the street
Budget 30 – 90 minutes for your visit
Consider adding a visit to the neighboring USS Cod for a day’s worth of activity
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