Reading Co-operative Bank donates to Angel Flight Northeast
Supports Evening of Angels Benefit Gala as a Bronze Wings Sponsor
READING, Mass. November 4, 2013 -- Reading, MA – Reading Co-operative Bank recently made a sizeable donation to Angel Flight NE. Angel Flight NE is a volunteer group of over 1,000 private pilots and volunteers who fly or transport sick patients and their families, free of charge, to locations where they can receive the health care they need. On November 22nd, 2013, Angel Flight will be holding their 16th Annual “Evening of Angels Gala”; this extraordinary event is the premier event for fundraising at Angel Flight NE. This year the gala will be held at the Seaport Boston Hotel, and will include cocktails, dinner, auctions, and dancing. For more information on the event and to buy tickets please visit angelflightne.org.
“On behalf of the entire Angel Flight Northeast organization, I cannot thank Reading Co-operative Bank enough for its continued support of our Evening of Angels Benefit Gala as a Bronze Wings Sponsor,” said Larry Camerlin, President and Founder of Angel Flight Northeast. “Reading Co-operative Bank has not only been a long-time sponsor of our gala, but also supporter of our mission and for that we are very grateful.”
“RCB has been a longtime friend of Angel Flight and we are happy to continue to sponsor this outstanding organization. Although our fields of business are very different, both organizations are committed to helping local citizens and communities anyway we can,” says Julieann Thurlow, President and CEO of Reading Co-operative Bank.
Since Angel Flight Northeast's first flight in 1996, our mission coordinators have scheduled more than 65,000 flights. Our 1,000+ Volunteer Pilots have flown over 12 million miles providing more than 62,000 patients and their families free air transportation to medical care. As well, our 200+ Earth Angels are there to greet the patients and their families with open arms and transport them to and from their destinations. Angel Flight Northeast's main service area covers 9 states: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont. Angel Flight Northeast is a 501(C)3 non-profit organization honored to serve the courageous men, women, children and their families who have an incredible will to live. Our volunteer pilots fly free of charge those who turn to us for help in getting to hospitals to receive much needed medical care.
Reading Co-operative Bank is a dynamic, 21st-century community bank, founded in 1886 on the principle that profit and growth go hand-in-hand with responsible banking and service to the community. They are a 5-star bank that is rated in the top 7% of banks in the country for overall financial condition by Bauer Financial. Customer Service Specialists can be reached at 781.942.5000, Readingcoop.com or by visiting one of the locations in Andover, Burlington, North Reading, Reading, Wilmington or Woburn.