LAS VEGAS, Dec. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The nation's leading medical flight charity, Miracle Flights, had a lot to be thankful for this Thanksgiving. The charity concluded November with 475 flights coordinated for children in need of distant medical care.
Offering both domestic and international services, patients were flown from 31 states and eight different countries, including Turkey and Honduras. Within the U.S, Miracle Flights arranged 64 flights in California, alone.
For over 30 yrs. Miracle Flights has been helping patients with rare and life-threatening medical conditions gain access to distant medical care. To-date, they have coordinated 104,928 flights and covered over 58 million miles. Flights are provided at no cost and can be arranged as many times a needed.
"We're delighted with last month's flight count," said CEO Mark E. Brown. "November is a time for giving thanks, and we certainly have a lot to be thankful for. The families we serve are an inspiration to all and we're honored to be fighting along their sides in pursuit of a healthier future. It's our goal to expand the lives we touch every month, so if you, or anyone you know, must travel to reach out-of-state medical care, please don't hesitate to give us a call."
About Miracle Flights
Miracle Flights is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides free medical air transportation via commercial airlines throughout the United States. With over three decades of service to families in need, Miracle Flights has coordinated more than 100,000 flights and counting. For more information about Miracle Flights, to request flight assistance, or to make a donation, call 800-359-1711 or visit miracleflights.org. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
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