George, a Vietnam veteran, learned that he had been approved to receive his daughter's kidney in the midst of the pandemic. The joy was soon overcome with concern of how George, his wife Peg, his daughter Kelly, and his son Gregg would make the trip from Minnesota to the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania VA Medical Center where the transplant was to take place.
You probably know first-hand that times of medical upheaval can stress a family mentally, emotionally, and financially. Through the generosity of volunteer pilots and donors, families like George’s have access to care because of LifeLine Pilots’ free flights for anyone in need. George’s transplant was a success, thanks in part to amazing volunteer pilots who got them there and back safely and donations like yours that made it all possible. ...
Did you know that 93% of us know someone who has been faced with cancer? In honor of Caregivers Awareness Month, we would like to share a new resource that makes giving and receiving help easier during a challenging time.
Mend Together is a new social platform that helps guide friends and family on what to say, do and give with 3 free tools:
✏️ Community Journal: keeps everyone updated in real time 📆 Volunteer Calendar: makes organizing support easy 🎁 Cancer Gift + Cash Registry: enables loved ones to send a healing gift or financial support
Create a profile and publish a registry with code LIFELINE$100 and you will receive a free Cancer Support Kit which includes free gifts and resources plus a $100 site credit. Mend Together will also donate $20 to Lifeline Pilots!