GREEN VALLEY, Nev., Nov. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Miracle Flights, the nation's leading medical flight organization, recently launched their Flight. Thrive. Five Campaign in honor of Giving Tuesday. The campaign will match every dollar donated up to $5,000 for sick children in need of specialized medical care.
Flight: For over 30 yrs., Miracle Flights has provided qualified applicants with as many flights as needed for consultations, treatment and second opinions that may be unavailable nearby.
Thrive: A gift of flight could help a child thrive and see adulthood. The average cost of a flight is approximately $500, that' $.78 a mile.
Five: There are over 7,000 know rare diseases affecting over 15 million children in the U.S. alone. Sadly, many will not live to see their fifth birthday.
Those interested in supporting Miracle Flights' Flight. Thrive. Five Campaign are encouraged to visit www.miracleflights.org/givingtuesday.
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. Now in its 30th year of operation, Miracle Flights has coordinated more than 96,000 flights and counting. For more information about Miracle Flights, to request flight assistance, or to make a donation, call 800-359-1711 or visit www.miracleflights.org.
About Giving Tuesday 2015
We have a day for giving thanks. We have two for getting deals. Now, we have #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back. It's a simple idea. On Tuesday, December 1, 2015, charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give. Join us and be a part of a global celebration of a new tradition of generosity.
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