LAS VEGAS, Feb. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The nation's leading medical flight charity, Miracle Flights, welcomed the New Year with 588 life-saving flights during January 2017. This marks the highest January flight count in the charity's three-decade history—A New Year's resolution worth celebrating!
The nonprofit transports patients from all over the U.S, as well as all over the globe. In January 2017 alone, Miracle Flights serviced patients from 31 states and 8 countries, including Peru, the Dominican Republic and Mexico. Highlights include 68 flights from California, 39 from Florida and 34 from Texas.
To-date, the charity has celebrated 106,058 flights and covered over 59 million miles. Miracle Flights has helped patients with rare and life-threatening medical conditions gain access to distant medical care for over 30 yrs. Plane tickets are provided at no cost to the families and as many times as necessary.
Mark E. Brown, CEO of Miracle Flights, said, "The New Year is about new beginnings. Whether it's a patient's 1st or 100th flight, Miracle Flights gives families hope for a healthier future. This year our New Year's resolution is to help even more families, so if you know anyone in need of medical care far from home, please refer them to us."
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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