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Larry Camerlin: founder of Angel Flight New England
Published May 4, 2017 in Reading Daily Chronicle

Reading is blessed with many residents who devote time to helping others, a number of them on a full- time basis. They can truly be described as “Heroes Among Us”. One such person is Larry Camerlin, founder of Angel Flight New England.

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Angel Flight NE Celebrates 20th Year of Service
Issued on the May 31, 2016
Twenty years after the first mission of healing and hope was coordinated and took flight, Angel Flight NE (“AFNE”), a nonprofit that coordinates free air transportation for patients to access critical medical care, is proudly celebrating two decades of providing essential access to healthcare.

"We are extremely proud to be celebrating this meaningful milestone of 20 years of service that has brought so much hope to thousands of patients and families,” said Larry Camerlin, President and Founder of Angel Flight NE. “This journey would not have been possible without the commitment of our volunteer pilots, Earth Angels and the sponsors and supporters who have conveyed such faith and devotion in our mission. We look forward to continuing our mission for many years to come.”

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Angel Flight Northeast Featured in Reader's Digest Article - "Angels in America - The Gift of Flight"
Published in the March 2016 Edition
Angel Flight NE is honored that President and Founder, Larry Camerlin, was featured in an article published within the March 2016 edition of Reader's Digest.  Take a moment to read this incredible piece that spreads the word about Angel Flight NE's mission so we can assist even more patients and families.

 

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 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.

 

Bridgewater boy, 6, donates bone marrow so his 8-year-old brother can live 
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.

 

Angel Flight Northeast Honored by New York State Legislature 
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
Published 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).

 

Canton doc to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro for sick patients
Published Monday, April 22, 2013
As the chief of medical oncology and hematology at Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton, Dr. Karim Malek knows firsthand how precious and fragile life can be. It's the reason that he follows his passions and is constantly seeking out new adventures, whether it be learning to fly an airplane or scuba diving with sharks — or scaling tall mountains, as he plans to do this summer as part of his next transnational excursion. 

 

Wayland resident offers hope through Angel Flight
Published Sunday, April 21, 2013
WAYLAND — On wings of hope, Angel Flight Northeast flies thousands of flights each year allowing patients to access medical treatments that are often out-of-state and financial reach – for free. One of their pilots, Charles Tillett of Wayland, is a feather among those wings. Since 2002, Tillett has channeled his passion for flying into 56 missions for Angel Flight. Many of his passengers live in remote areas far from specialized medical care. Others are seeking treatments not available near their homes.

 

SIS Bank Corporators choose local charities
Published Friday, April 19, 2013
SANFORD, Maine — SIS Bank held its Annual Corporators Meeting in March, and three Corporators were chosen at random to select a charity to receive a $1,000 donation. David Ouellette selected the Sanford Food Pantry as his charity of choice, Allen Moulton designated Angel Flight Northeast and Patrice Aprile selected Goodall Hospital. 

 

Angel Flight NE & Mercy Medical Airlift Join Forces to Assist Boston Marathon Victims and Family Members
Published Thursday, April 18, 2013
NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. and VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., April 18, 2013 -- Boston-based Angel Flight NE & Mercy Medical Airlift (MMA), both non-profit organizations that provide access to specialized medical care for patients in need and compassionate air transportation to family members, today announced they have joined forces to provide free air and ground transportation for those injured in the Boston Marathon explosions and the same for their families to be with them in their time of need. 

 

"The Art of Transport" opens at Pierce Ball Gallery May 31st
Published Monday, April 15, 2013
It has long been known that a work of art can transport the viewer to another place or time, transforming the act of viewing into a total experience. Each viewer engages with the art in their own personal way. The upcoming show "The Art of Transport", at the Pierce Ball Gallery in Stamford, CT, brings this experience together the works of 2 painters – aviation artist David Gorski, and automotive artist Ken Scaglia. "I have always been fascinated with the reaction to works of art by viewers. These 2 painters provide incredible depth of content within each painting, making them a rich experience to viewers. Each piece can literally 'transport' the viewers into their own story." said Elizabeth P. Ball, Director of the Pierce Ball Gallery. 

 

Reading's Camerlin helps transport the sick
Published Wednesday, March 6, 2013
The Middlesex East published a wonderful piece that was published in the March 6, 2013 edition. "Over the past six or so years, the economy has affected everyone from business owners to the average citizen to even entire communities. But the groups most affected have been non-profit organizations that depend entirely on outside money from donations and fundraising. One such group that has been hit hard is Angel Flight Northeast."


‘Angels’ take flight: Pilots give free flights for life-saving treatments
Published Monday, February 25, 2013
The Journal Tribune published a great editorial piece discussing Angel Flight Northeast's services and how volunteer pilots, such as Ed Gallagher of Saco, Maine, are donating their time, their fuel and planes to transport patients for free to medical care. 

 

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