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Angel Flight East is a nonprofit organization that provides free flights for patients in need of medical treatment far from home. This service is provided by a network of volunteer pilots who use their own airplanes and cover all costs of the flight. Diane Messer, of...

BANGOR — A Pennsylvania based non-profit is helping people from Maine get to and from appointments for free. Angel Flight East provides free air transportation for qualified patients who have a long way to travel for medical care. Passengers are required to medically...

The story of how one nonprofit responded to their shut down of their organization during the coronavirus pandemic. How did a team, with limited money and time, react to the prospect of having to change their operations overnight? Get ready for takeoff for an uplifting...

A volunteer New Jersey pilot with Angel Flights East flew 400 miles to Roanoke to bring masks to Carillon Clinic amid the COVID-19 pandemic. David Michaud has been volunteering for Angel Flights East for three years, but with the coronavirus outbreak stopping them...

From Philadelphia to Syracuse, a pilot for Angel Flight East made a special trip to drop off PPE to a local health center. On a typical mission, Johnathon Fink would be carrying a patient in his plane. “I’ve been flying for about 20 years, charity flying is...

From Philadelphia to Syracuse, a pilot for Angel Flight East made a special trip to drop off PPE to a local health center. On a typical mission, Johnathon Fink would be carrying a patient in his plane. “I’ve been flying for about 20 years, charity flying is...

An innovative partnership between volunteer pilot organization Angel Flight East and a Pennsylvania-based manufacturing initiative has supplied badly-needed personal protective equipment (PPE) to dozens of medical facilities throughout the Northeast. Formed earlier...

Angel Flight East will be flying over 2,000 pounds of hand sanitizer and face shields on Thursday from Wings Field to a variety of rural healthcare facilities. “The mission of Angel Flight East is to transport patients who need medical care far away from home and...

The details are finalized. “Tomorrow’s mission has 14 planes,” Angel Flight East pilot Adam Zucker said. The gear is loaded. “I think the pilots are itching to get out and fly,” Angel Flight East Outreach Director Jess Ames said. On Thursday, rural hospitals from...

Volunteer pilots with Angel Flight East are helping to ensure area health care workers have access to personal protective equipment. A delivery of face masks, face shields, gloves and gowns were made at Virginia Highlands Airport. It’s part of a partnership with...

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