AFNE News and Events
Charles Lafitte Foundation Awards $25K grant to Angel Flight Northeast
Announced February 1, 2016
The Charles Lafitte Foundation (CLF) recently donated $25,000 to Angel Flight Northeast (AFNE), a non-profit organization that coordinates free air transportation for patients to access life-saving medical care that is not available in their geographic area. The donation will help support mission flight coordination for more than 80 life-saving flights.
Volunteer Pilots Flying Patients to Medical Treatments
Aired January , 2016 - WABI-TV Maine
A wonderful piece aired on WABI-TV Maine regarding Angel Flight NE's free air transportation services and those who make it possible.
Angel in Flight: Volunteer pilots take to the heavens to get children to the expert medical care they need
Published October, 2015
When Andy Weiner and Mike Giordano don their headsets and depart from Cross Keys Airport, they’re just a couple of local pilots in a small plane. By the time they hit the runway at Logan International in Boston, they’ve become angels. The men are longtime volunteers with Angel Flight Northeast, a nonprofit organization that provides air transportation to medical patients and their families, free of charge. About 40 percent of those the organization serves are children suffering from life-threatening cancer, severe burns or crippling diseases who need treatment at medical centers far from home.
Angel Flight Northeast: Where angels fly
Published August 6, 2015
For nearly 20 years, Angel Flight Northeast (AFNE) has logged more than 65,000 flights -- approximately 13 million miles to provide free air transportation to people in need of medical care.
Angel Flight NE Flies on a Mission of Healing
Published April 7, 2015
A wonderful piece that was published in the April 2015 edition of the Atlantic Flyer regarding the Angel Snowfest Fundraising Event and those who founded in memory of loved ones who Angel Flight NE assisted.wonderful piece regarding Angel Flight NE's volunteer pilots' efforts.
Angel Flights: The sun never sets on humble pilots who lift sick to far-off care
Published February 24, 2015
A wonderful piece regarding Angel Flight NE's volunteer pilots' efforts.
Time Matters When It Comes to Life-Saving Medical Care
Published October 31, 2014
The Watchmaker Holds Watchtoberfest Raffle to Benefit Angel Flight NE.
Fashion Week hits the Vineyard
Published September 17, 2014
The Boston Globe published a great piece on the Martha's Vineyard Fashion Week.
Breitling Supports Angel Flight Northeast's Mission
Published May 27, 2014
NEW YORK, NY & NORTH ANDOVER, MA (May 27, 2014) – Swiss watch company Breitling is proud to support Angel Flight Northeast (“AFNE”), a nonprofit organization that schedules free air transportation for patients who need to access life-saving medical care that is not readily available to them due to their geographic location and who lack the financial resources to travel commercially to receive treatment or diagnosis, with a donation of $100,000.
Angel Flight Northeast connects patients with medical care
Published April 25, 2014
Beechcraft published a wonderful online piece regarding how individuals like Jim Cear, AFNE Chairman & Volunteer Pilot, are making a difference with their time and aviation talents. As Jim Cear takes off in his Beechcraft Bonanza V35B, he’s carrying a precious passenger—Mason, an 8-year-old boy who suffered burns on 87 percent of his body. Mason is traveling with his father from New Jersey to Boston for medical care at Shriners Hospital for Children. His father first called Angel Flight Northeast in 2010, and since then the nonprofit organization has coordinated 94 flights for Mason and his parents, at no cost.
Published Monday, March 17, 2014
Bangor Daily News published a wonderful piece on how PenAir & Angel Flight NE collaboration to assist this family from Maine.
Reading Co-operative Bank donates to Angel Flight Northeast
Published Monday, November 4, 2013
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.
Published Wednesday, August 14, 2013
Angel Flight Northeast, a nonprofit that coordinates free air transportation for patients to access life-saving medical care, has announced it has been presented with a proclamation by the New York State Legislature presented by Assemblyman Mark Butler and Mr. Jim Landrio to recognize its continued dedication in coordinating free air transportation for patients to access medical care
Morpho Detection Partners with Angel Flight Northeast
Published Tuesday, August 20, 2013
Morpho (Safran), through its subsidiary Morpho Detection, Inc., announced it has partnered with Angel Flight Northeast, a nonprofit that coordinates free air transportation for patients to access life-saving medical care. As a result, Angel Flight Northeast will be able to coordinate more than 60 additional flights for patients who need to access life-saving medical care that would normally be out of their reach. Angel Flight Northeast coordinates approximately 90 flights each week.
Pilots from Greater Nashua combine love of flying with joy of giving
Published Sunday, July 14, 2013
Flying is fun for some pilots and a passion for others, but flying for a good cause is especially satisfying for pilots Mike Rosenblum, of Nashua, and Tom Quail, of Bedford. They are volunteer pilots for Angel Flight Northeast, an nonprofit organization founded in 1996 with the mission to provide patients and accompanying family members free transportation to appointments for medical care at facilities throughout New England and elsewhere. Rosenblum and Quail are among the more than 1,000 volunteer pilots who transport infants, toddlers, teens and adults. The patients usually are accompanied by at least one family member.
Volunteer pilots are angels to the ill
Published Friday, July 12, 2013
Flying is fun for some pilots and a passion for others, but flying for a good cause is especially satisfying for pilots Mike Rosenblum, of Nashua, and Tom Quail, of Bedford.
Maine Aroostook County American Legion Posts Join Force for a Meaningful Cause
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Maine Aroostook County American Legion Posts Join Force for a Meaningful Cause Within Aroostook County located in Northern Maine, the American Legion Posts from the 16th and 17th districts have joined forces through various fundraisers and activities to raise over $14,000 and awareness for Angel Flight Northeast (AFNE), a nonprofit organization that...
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2016 General Events
Date: June 6, 2016 Starting Time: 12:30 pm
Location: The Ridge Club ~ Sandwich, MA
AFNE Volunteer Appreciation Fly-In
Date: TBD Starting Time: TBD
Location: Tentative - New England Aviation Museum – BDL- Winsor Locks, CT
Sixth Annual Ride for Angels Non-Competitive Cycling Event
Date: September 11, 2016 Starting Time: 7:00 am
Location: Lawrence Municipal Airport, North Andover, MA
Date: TBD Starting Time:8:00 a.m. Registration
Location: Pebble Creek Golf Club ~ Colts Neck, NJ
Date: November 11, 2016 Starting Time: 5:30 p.m.
Location: Seaport Hotel, Boston, MA
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