Miracle Flights Among Charities Nominated to Win $25,000 in TeamHealth Cares Event

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 13, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Miracle Flights has been selected as one of five nonprofits entered to receive a $25,000 donation from national healthcare leader, TeamHealth.

The charity, which recently celebrated its 100,000 flight milestone, provides free commercial airline tickets to patients in need of long-distant medical care.

TeamHealth is the country's leading provider of outsourced hospital-based clinical and administrative services. The group will host its TeamHealth Cares event next week in Las Vegas as a part of its valued tradition of charity and community stewardship.

TeamHealth encourages attendees at the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) Scientific Assembly, to be held Oct. 16-19 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, to stop by its booth #S2026. While discovering how TeamHealth delivers the highest quality staffing, administrative support and management across the full healthcare spectrum, visitors can cast their vote for one of five charities to receive a $25,000 donation.

The chosen charities all deliver life-saving treatment, encouragement and comfort to people facing difficult health challenges. ACEP attendees will have the opportunity to vote for their charity of choice during the convention.

"We are grateful to TeamHealth for recognizing our programs and services and thank the ACEP community for participating in the voting process," said Mark E. Brown, CEO of Miracle Flights. "If we are chosen, this donation will further our mission to fly children from around the world to receive specialized medical care, free of charge."

The organization that receives the most votes will be announced after the conference on Oct. 20. Attendees are encouraged to visit the booth during the assembly to learn more about each charity, as well on the online at www.teamhealthcares.com.

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. With over three decades of service to families in need, Miracle Flights has coordinated more than 100,000 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. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

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Source: Miracle Flights