AFC utilizes Moritz Memorial Airport
Sharon Sahlfeld, Beloit Call Editor, writes a very nice piece about how the healthcare community is served at the Moritz Memorial Airport in Beloit, KS. She highlights Angel Flight Central and AFC Volunteer Pilots, Keith Houghton and Dr. Gareth Eberle. Recent improvements and additions at the Moritz Memorial Airport has made it a perfect hand-off meeting spot for AFC pilots transporting patients. Thank you Sharon for the great article!
Angel Flight Central Provides Free Transportation to Those Who Need it Most
A very nice interview and podcast by our new friends, Jodi Carroll and Jes Greene at Everyday Heroes Radio. Everyday Heroes Radio can be heard on Wednesdays at 3 pm cst on I Heart Radio (via AM880 The Biz in Chicago) or on Spreaker. Thank you, Jodi and Jes, for featuring and sharing the mission of Angel Flight Central, and for giving everyday heroes an opportunity to be heard!
Angel Flight Central’s Hangar Happy Hour Party a Huge Success!
A HUGE THANK-YOU to all of those who attended and supported the AFC Hangar Happy Hour in Omaha, NE on June 10th – with special thanks to First-Class Sponsor, Nebraska Medicine; Business-Class Sponsor, Children’s Hospital & Medical Center, Omaha; event planners Jim & Rose Hassenstab, as well as John and Marguerite McLeay. Your efforts are admired and greatly appreciated. Additional thanks to the Calvert Family for sharing their story and reminding us why events like this are so important, and to Joe and Sandy Ratterman for providing the transportation so they could attend. Congrats to Betsy Timmerman for being the lucky raffle grand-prize winner! The support generated from this event will cover 7.5 months of AFC flight screening and coordination for Nebraska residents. See Photos in the Event Scrapbook!
Angel Flight Central’s 2016 Spring Appeal
Spring has sprung and the busiest time of the year for flight requests has started. We would appreciate your support by investing in your neighbor’s in need. We are ready to take their call. Contribute here.
Angel Flight Central 30sec Public Service Announcement
Do you only have 30 seconds to get to know Angel Flight Central? Well, here’s a quick and simple introduction to what we do everyday.
Pilot with a purpose
Donna Vickroy-Contact Reporter, Daily Southtown, Chicago Tribune, posted on Wednesday, April 6, 2016
A heartfelt article that certainly highlights the compassion level of an Angel Flight Central Volunteer Pilot. Thank you Donna and the Chicago Tribune!
Angel Flight Central in Action: If you wish to be inspired by a young man who defied and destroyed the odds, get to know Austin DeGroot. Austin was the featured speaker at Wine Flight and continues to “give hope wings” everyday. Simply click here to watch Austin’s Story.
Cargill Gives Hope Wings: A huge thank-you to the great team at Cargill in Overland Park, KS who designated Angel Flight Central as one of the beneficiaries of their Employee Giving Campaign Week. Pictured is Ariane Briscoe, Marketing Coordinator in the Cargill Animal Nutrition division who helped lead the planning committee for this fun and charitable week of giving, with Brendan Sneegas, AFC’s Director of Outreach and Development. The efforts of this 75 employee team could result in over 30 flights being adopted over the next year! Thank you Cargill, O.P.!
William Jewell coach battling rare disease returns home to KC
Scott McDonnel, KMBC 9 News, posted on March 23, 2015
A terrific follow up story that captured the homecoming trip for Jeff Zimmerman thanks to Angel Flight Central Pilot, Joe Ratterman.
AFC On-Board Pilot E-News Update
Angel Flight Central, posted on January 19, 2016
Volunteer Pilots! Here’s the most recent copy of On-Board! Enjoy!
AFC On-Board E-News Update Fall 2015
Angel Flight Central, posted on October 19, 2015
Volunteer Pilots! Here’s the latest edition of On-Board. Enjoy!