Families cite Miracle Flights on National Aviation Day

Miracle Flights for Kids said it received special thanks from flight recipients in honor of National Aviation Day.

Founded on Aug. 19, 1939 by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Aviation Day was established to commemorate the many advances in American aviation.

Miracle Flights for Kids was recently nominated as a 2015 Lightspeed Aviation Foundation Pilots Choice Awards Grant program finalist. Miracle Flights´ supporters can help fly more children to out-of-state medical care by visiting www.lightspeedaviationfoundation.org to vote.

Miracle Flights for Kids is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization providing free medical air transportation via commercial airlines throughout the United States. For nearly 30 years, it has closed the distance gap between children and needed medical care, coordinating more than 90,000 flights covering 50 million miles.