WINGSPAN E-NEWS UPDATE MAY 2018
Stay up to date on Angel Flight Central’s latest news and updates in the May 2018 copy of WINGSPAN!

KCUR 89.3 “Up to Date” Features Angel Flight Central
KCUR and Host, Brian Ellison welcomed Angel Flight Central to their beautiful studios in May 2017. The program highlighted the stories and experiences of AFC Volunteer Pilot, Ron Davis, the view of a passenger, David, who is requires travel to-and-from Rochester, MN for treatment, and AFC’s Director of Outreach and Development, Brendan Sneegas. The headliner of the show was Sara Dykman, and AFC’s portion can be heard about 16:20 into the 42 minute program.  (You can listen to the entire conversation with Brian Ellison here

Better Business Bureau Benefits Charities
Thanks to Jennifer McGlothen at the Better Business Bureau’s Wise Giving Alliance and Executive Life Magazine for highlighting Angel Flight Central’s desire to operate transparently, wisely and with respect to standards.  We are proud to be called a BBB Accredited Charity!

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 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.!Cargill Cash Presentation 3_2016 w Ariane Briscoe Marketing coordinator

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.