LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Miracle Flights, the nation's leading health and welfare flight organization, reported 623 life-saving flights for the month of December 2015. This comes as a significant increase from the 470 and 342 December flights reported in 2014 and 2013, respectfully.
Mark E. Brown, CEO of Miracle Flights, said, "I'm overjoyed that we're able to help more and more families overcome financial and geographical obstacles every year by providing free medical flights. The ability to relieve just a little of the stress these families endure on a daily basis-that's what I find most rewarding."
Brown encourages individuals, communities, families and healthcare providers to help spread Miracle Flights message of hope.
"If you, or someone you know is in desperate need of out-of-state medical care, please don't hesitate to contact us. Thousands of lives have been saved, but we still have miles to go."
Based in Las Vegas, the nonprofit has provided financial assistance for medical flights so that seriously ill children may receive life-altering, life-saving medical care and second opinions from experts and specialists throughout the U.S. for over 3 decades.
About Miracle Flights
Miracle Flights is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides free medical air transportation via commercial airlines throughout the United States. Now in its 30th year of operation, Miracle Flights has coordinated more than 97,000 flights and counting. For more information about Miracle Flights, to request flight assistance, or to make a donation, call 800-359-1711 or visit www.miracleflights.org.
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CONTACT: Kylie Tray firstname.lastname@example.org (702) 261-0494Source: Miracle Flights