BRAA Staff Run for the Angels

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Members of the Boca Raton Airport Authority staff (and 2 spouses) participated in the Angel Flight Southeast “Run for the Angels 5K” this past Saturday.

Even though our team is built to fly, they all finished!!

Special shoutout to Cara Abbott for placing 2nd in her age group!

Angel Flight Southeast is a volunteer pilot organization of more than 650 volunteer pilots who utilize their own aircraft, fuel and time to provide free air transportation to medical facilities for citizens who are financially distressed or otherwise unable to travel on public transportation. Angel Flight Southeast also coordinates missions to fly organ transplant candidates, people involved in clinical trials, chemotherapy or other repetitive treatment, victims of abuse seeking relocation, families receiving help from Ronald McDonald Houses, Shriners Hospitals and many other charities, disabled or sick children to special summer camp programs, and for many other humanitarian reasons. Angel Flight Southeast coordinates an average of 3,000 missions per year with its group of all volunteer pilots.

Angel Flight Southeast pilots volunteer to fly patients to life-saving medical appointments who reside in Florida, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands and the Bahamas. Angel Flight Southeast belongs to the Air Charity Network, the world’s largest integrated volunteer pilot organization covering the entire United States.

For more information on this event or on Angel Flight or the race “Run for the Angels 5K”, please click on the links.

By | 2017-05-09T20:30:29+00:00 May 9th, 2017|News, Press Release|0 Comments
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