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“Thank you for helping to save his life”

When your 72-year-old husband learns he has stage 4 cancer and you have to travel nearly 900 miles for treatment, there are many emotional and logistical hurdles suddenly in your path. Anne Gonzales had at least one of those hurdles removed when she found Angel Flight.

Coach hosts sports memorabilia auction to benefit the nonprofit that helped his wife

Jimmy Durham lost his wife, Michele, to breast cancer 14 years ago. While she was in treatment, Angel Flight South Central provided free flights to the entire family back and forth to Houston for her treatment. Jimmy Durham has never forgotten that gift of togetherness. Each year, as head coach of the New Mexico Junior College men's baseball team, he hosts a fundraiser to support AFSC. This year's event features an online auction of some highly valued sports memorabilia.

Mission Central Newsletter | September 2018

Young Pilot Earns Unexpected Flight Time through Angel Flight Twenty-one-year-old Paulo Claudio may not have had the flying experience he expected to have by this point, but he keeps a delightfully positive attitude about it all the same. Paulo has dreamed of becoming an airline pilot since he was three, but as he neared his college...

Brews + Props Auctions 47 Propellers to Support AFSC

KQRE talks with our own Brews + Props outreach coordinator Patti Farley, New Mexico wing leader Steve Rhenberg, and artist Cynthia Mulvane about the cool hand-painted propeller auction being held at Bosque Brewing in Albuquerque on on Oct. 13! More details about the event are here. You can participate in the auction online or in person...

Young Pilot Earns Unexpected Flight Time through Angel Flight

21-year-old Paulo Claudio learned that he has a rare cancer not long before he was to graduate with a Professional Pilot's degree from Oklahoma State. As he has traveled back and forth to treatment with Angel Flight South Central, he has found an unexpected silver lining: he gets to meet fellow pilots and try flying their planes.

Mission Central Newsletter | August 2018

Former AFSC Passenger Beats Cancer ... and Becomes an RN Just a few weeks after she turned 13, Jessica Weller (pictured above) learned that she had Ewing sarcoma in her abdomen that had metastasized around her heart and lungs. The outlook wasn't promising .... READ MORE   AFSC Named an Organization of the Year On...

D CEO Magazine Names AFSC an Organization of the Year

At its inaugural Nonprofit and Corporate Citizenship Awards on August 1, D CEO magazine named Angel Flight South Central its Organization of the Year in the Micro Organization category. D CEO applauded Angel Flight South Central for flying more than 32,000 missions since its founding in 1991, and for its volunteer pilots...

Air Charity Network Inducted into International Air & Space Hall of Fame

It's been a big summer for Angel Flight! We are excited to share that Air Charity Network (the umbrella organization that encompasses all the Angel Flights across the country) will be one of the 2018 inductees into the International Air & Space Hall of Fame.   The members of the International Air & Space Hall of Fame...