GREEN VALLEY, Nev., July 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Clark County Board of Commissioners proclaimed July 2015 as the "Month of Miracles" in honor of Miracle Flights for Kids, the nation's leading medical flight organization.
Based in Las Vegas, the nonprofit has provided financial assistance for medical flights so that seriously ill children may receive life-altering, life-saving medical care and second opinions from experts and specialists throughout the U.S. for three decades.
Clark County Commissioner Larry Brown, said, "On behalf of the Clark County Commission, we are proud to recognize Ann McGee and Miracle Flights for Kids. Ms. McGee founded this organization 30 years ago and, through a true love for the children, has turned it into a charity with national and international reach. We are thrilled that Miracle Flights for Kids calls southern Nevada home and congratulate them for their 30 year anniversary."
Ann McGee, founder and national president of Miracle Flights, said, "We are so honored to be receiving this recognition and hope this proclamation sheds light on the growing need for specialized care. Today is not just about us, but about recognizing our wonderful donors, as well as the families who fight tirelessly to give their children the opportunity for a longer, healthier life."
Miracle Flights for Kids was also recently nominated as a 2015 Lightspeed Aviation Foundation Pilots Choice Awards Grant program finalist. Miracle Flights' supporters can help to fly more children to out-of-state medical care by visiting www.lightspeedaviationfoundation.org to vote.
About Miracle Flights
Miracle Flights for Kids is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization providing free medical air transportation via commercial airlines throughout the United States. Now in its 30th year of operation, Miracle Flights has coordinated more than 90,000 flights and counting. For more information about Miracle Flights, to request assistance, or to make a donation, call (800) FLY-1711 (800-359-1711) or visit www.miracleflights.org.
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