Miracle Flights for Kids

Rating: 4.91 stars   341 reviews

Issues: Health, Human Services

Location: 2764 N Green Valley Pkwy Suite #115 Green Valley NV 89014 USA

Mission: Our mission is: To improve access to health care by providing free air transportation to hospitals across America for low income families; to promote awareness of our services throught targeted outreach programs; to enlist the help of community-minded people through strategic calls to action; to promote the spirit of volunteerism.
Results: Miracle Flights provides free commercial air travel to children in need of out-of-state medical care and their parents, AS OFTEN AS NEEDED. More than 90,000 free flights covering 50 million miles ... and counting!
Target demographics: families with children in desperate need of out-of-state medical care
Geographic areas served: the U.S.
Programs: free medical travel via commercial airlines for children to get expert care, second opinions, participate in their service dog training, and attend medical camps and conferences ... as many times as needed.
2015 Top-Rated Nonprofit
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EIN 88-0209952
1-800-FLY-1711
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Rating: 5 stars  

Can't thank Miracle Flights enough. My son has a rare lifelong medical condition and there are very few doctors in the US that know how to properly treat him. We live on the West Coast and his doctor is on the East Coast. My son has required multiple surgeries and therapies that we would have never been able to give to him due to the cost of airfare getting back and forth from the West Coast to East Coast. We are so grateful for the services of MiracleFlights.

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

A lot

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

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Rating: 5 stars  

Our son Bryson has a congenital muscular condition called arthrogryposis that affects all four of his extremities. All of our local doctors have given up on him saying there was nothing more they could do for him. It wasn't until we found a doctor whose expertise is in our son's condition that we were given hope that his quality of life could improve. Unfortunately for us, we are on the West Coast and his doctor is on the East Coast. We are grateful for Miracle Flights being willing to help our son get the best care he possibly could receive by helping us with the expense of air travel. What at huge stress relief this is for our family at this time. Thank you!

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2011

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Rating: 5 stars  

My daughter Deseray needed a vocal cord surgery almost 2,000 miles away from home. I was extremely worried that I wouldnt have the funds to take her. I looked for help online and submitted several applications. I began to really worry when several turned us down or referred us somewhere else. Then I recieved a call from Miracle Flights for Kids, they were a blessing! Although our application was turned in on a short notice, they were extremely helpful and prompt. Everything was done through e-mail and over the phone. I thank God for organizations like this and I dont know if my daughter would of recieved the treatment she desperately needed without Miracle Flight for Kids.

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

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Rating: 5 stars  

My wife has been battling cancer for 6 years and we have made many trips to MD Anderson in Houston. My wife was given 6 months to 1 year to live when diagnosed but we had 5 kids at home ages 2 and up. The expense of these Houston trips have been expensive but thanks to miracle flights and others we have been able to keep fighting for far more time than we had ever dreamed and myself and childred have been blessed with more time with there mother. Thanks for your kindness to my family.

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

A lot

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

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Rating: 5 stars  

My name is Jill and I am a very proud mom of my two sons, ages 9 and 11. I recently finished (successfully) my battle with stage 3, her-2 breast cancer. I then enrolled in a vaccine "trial" in Seattle in hopes to help develop a vaccine to prevent recurrence for all women! Miracle flights has enabled me to travel from Missouri to Seattle - could not have done this without them! This trial requires (4) trips which are very costly. (hotels, ground transportation, etc) Because of Miracle Flights I can now help make history in the fight against breast cancer for all women! And, to further insure that I will be here - healthy and raising my boys, the loves of my life!

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

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Rating: 5 stars  

I am mother of a boy almost 16 who has been battling a vicious bone disease for a decade. I fought and fought for 6 yrs for my boy to see the best surgeon in his disease, the surgeon is located in Baltimore, Md. We were successful and the only way we ever began treatment with him was with the generous help of Miracle Flights.. My son, one wheel chair bound permenantly, is now able bodied and we must see his surgeon every 6 months. I used to stay in a constant state of worry and practically frantic about travel arrangements until I learned of MF's. I now know we will make every appt and my son will grow into a man having had the best treatment I could find for him. Praise God! -Meg H.

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

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Rating: 5 stars  

My husband had an artificial shoulder repaired in Seattle, WA which required traveling from Great Falls, MT. We are seniors on a fixed income and are so grateful for the help. The application was involved and had to be precisely done, and the folks at Miracle Flights were very patient and helpful. Thank you so much and God bless you and your vital work.

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

A lot

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

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Rating: 5 stars  

I am a single working mother, and this organization has put a lifted a tremendous financial burden of my shoulders. Alexis and I are very greatful for all who are involed and their generosity has indeed made a difference in Alexis health. On her behalf and mine, thank you all very much!

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

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Rating: 5 stars  

My daughter Alexis now 13 years old has been treated at Boston's Children's Hospital four times since 2005. I am a single mother and have been unable to afford all the expenses of flying from Iowa to Boston. I have found Miracle Flights For Kids to be of great financial help to my family and I. These extensive surgeries for Alexis have been of great benefit in Alexis life. These providers so far away from us here at home in Iowa are the providers with most intervention in patients with this rare condition. This organization has really helped Alexis and I financially and not to mention a much better comfortable life for her. Thank you for all you have done. THANK YOU TO ALL who have contributed to this organization, and because of it Alexis is now living a comfortable life. Can't thank everyone enough.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Thank you

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

None everyone at the organization have been extremely helpful in every way possible.

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

A lot

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

How did you find this group?

Internet

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

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Rating: 5 stars  

Miracle Flights for kids has been nothing short of a miracle for us. We often travel from California to Philadelphia, where our son is treated at the Shriner's Hospital for children. Since Miracle flights has made it possible for us to get the very best care for our son, his life has been changed dramatically. Once having a prognosis of being in a wheelchair for life, Ryan can now walk with braces and crutches after the surgeries he received in Philadelphia. We consider ourselves lucky to be able to access the best care for our son, regardless of the location. It means the world to us.

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

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Rating: 4 stars  

Excellent charitable organization! Would not be able to get my child with a rare genetic disorder the care he needs so far away without them!

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

A lot

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Likely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Quite well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

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Rating: 5 stars  

With having been diagnosed with Cancer I have not been able to work for the past 3 years. We have been searching for a doctor and facility that has some hope. We found such a place in Illinois at the CTCA but it required traveling there every month to 3 weeks and with just my Wifes income we barely keep up with the bills. We Thank Miracle Flights and you for your donations so they can help others. Thanks for all you have done to help me.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Going to my Chemo Treatment Appointments

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

I wish the donations would come in with abundance so they could help so many more people.

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

How did you find this group?

American Cancer Society

What, if any, change in your life has this group encouraged?

Willing Loving people are out there wanting to help. All me Love for the work you do.

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