Get Involved

Get Involved! Please Support the Liberty Foundation B-17

  • FACT: Operating costs on the B-17 have reached nearly $4,500 per flight hour. 
  • FACT: It costs over $50,000 to replace just one engine. 
  • FACT: The Liberty Belle’s restoration exceeded well over $3,000,000 and her restoration is ongoing. 

The challenges involved in maintaining a World War II bomber in flying condition increases with each year. Now more than ever, your contributions count to keep this living history museum flying as a tribute to all the men and women who have served our country in times of need. 

Insurance costs have risen greatly in recent years (particularly since September 11th) and the cost of an engine overhaul has now topped $50,000 and bear in mind that we may overhaul between one and two engines annually. 

The Liberty Foundation B-17 is not supported or sustained by regular city, state or federal grants of any kind. The B-17 relies on Corporate and personal contributions to help defray the operational expense and maintenance costs. You can help! 

  • Become a Member of the Liberty Foundation 
  • Sponsor a Vet 
  • Buy from our on-line store 
  • Come see and visit the B-17 in person 
  • Spread the word

How to Make a Tax Deductible Contribution

Please Contribute to help support our cause! There are many ways in which you can help. The “Liberty Belle” is operated as a non-profit 501(c) (3) organization. All donations are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. 

  • Become a Member of the Liberty Foundation 

For only a small annual contribution, you can become a member of the Liberty Foundation B-17 Historical Society. Members receive a membership card, newsletter updates, discounts on rides and merchandise and are recognized as special members of the foundation. Please download and print the following PDF form: 

Download Liberty Foundation membership form 


Donations are accepted either by mail or online in our Gift Shop. Donations can be made by credit card, cash, check or money order payable to the Liberty Foundation. Please mail to:

Liberty Foundation
PO Box 2770
Douglas, GA 31534

  • We offer sponsorship and donation packages for special contributors. 
  • Please call 770-480-9611 for more information. 

© 2018 The Liberty Foundation, Inc.
PO Box 2770 | Douglas, GA 31534
Phone 678-589-7433 |

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