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Celebrations for Early Detection!

When Porter was six weeks old, he and his mom Tess came down with a cold. Tess wanted to make sure Porter’s cold wasn’t the result of something worse, so she made an appointment with Porter’s pediatrician. While they were there, she asked the pediatrician do a general checkup on Porter because she was concerned about...

MISSION CENTRAL | JANUARY 2020

Meet Porter, a sweet and happy six-month-old who has a couple Angel Flight missions under his belt. After surgery for Craniosynostosis, Porter makes regular trips from Amarillo to Fort Worth. Angel Flight has helped ease the burden of that journey over the past few months.

Officially in Recovery: The Extraordinary Story of Tessi

In August 2018, Tessi's life was abruptly interrupted when she learned she had cancer. Tessi was diagnosed with Stage 3 Aggressive/ Stage 4 Rhabdomyosarcoma, a very rare and often deadly cancer that is usually found only in children. It is so rare, in fact, that Tessi's doctor had never even heard of it. Tessi was referred to...

MISSION CENTRAL | DECEMBER 2019

  MISSION CENTRAL  |  DECEMBER 2019 The monthly newsletter for members of Angel Flight South Central   Angel Flight Log   STORIES FROM THE SOUTH CENTRAL SKIES     In August 2018, Tessi's life was abruptly interrupted when she learned she had cancer. Tessi was diagnosed with Stage 3...

MISSION CENTRAL |  NOVEMBER 2019

MISSION CENTRAL  |  NOVEMBER 2019 The monthly newsletter for members of Angel Flight South Central Angel Flight Log STORIES FROM THE SOUTH CENTRAL SKIES       Sean Julian got the flying fever when he was a teenager. After some excited encouragement by him and his brother, Sean’s parents won a...

A First Flight

Thirty years after making the decision not to become a pilot for the Air Force (he became an engineer and ended up retiring from the Air Force), Kurtis Sampson received his pilot certificate to do cross country flying. He needed a purpose for his flights, so he signed up to be an Angel Flight pilot. When he signed up for his first...

Family in Flight

Sean Julian got the flying fever when he was a teenager. After some excited encouragement by him and his brother, Sean’s parents won a dinner for two at a remote ranch that included a flight. When the family arrived at the airport to fly to the ranch, the pilot was a little surprised to learn that, instead of flying a couple for a...

Mission Central |  October 2019

MISSION CENTRAL  |  OCTOBER 2019 The monthly newsletter for members of Angel Flight South Central Angel Flight Log STORIES FROM THE SOUTH CENTRAL SKIES Cohen is a sweet two-year-old who has been flying as an AFSC passenger since he was a newborn. You may have recently seen a photo of him with pilot Rob Garrett as Rob...

Easing the stress of traveling with two under two

It’s easy for people who have been involved with Angel Flight South Central to understand how our organization impacts lives. Donors give because they know their dollars directly benefit people in need. Pilots volunteer to fly patients for free because they can do what they love and help people at the same time. Many patients have...