LifeFlight Needs Additional Aircraft to Meet the Needs of Mainers

As requests from physicians continue to increase, LifeFlight has reached the capacity of its two helicopters.  In 2012 our crews transported more than 1,500 patients from every corner of the state to specialty hospitals in Maine, Boston, and beyond. LifeFlight is becoming increasingly important to our community hospitals to support critically ill and injured patients with additional staff and advanced technology. As the cost of healthcare continues to spiral up and community hospitals find it difficult to provide specialized services, the role of LifeFlight will continue to grow. To serve everyone who would benefit from our service, we must expand our fleet.

Nearly forty swimmers raised more than $23,000 in inaugural Islesboro Crossing

As the sun came up over Penobscot Bay on Saturday, August 17, thirty-eight intrepid swimmers and their paddler escorts strode into the water at Ducktrap Beach to swim the 3.1 miles from Lincolnville to Islesboro. This inspiring and powerful event was an effort to raise funds and awareness for LifeFlight of Maine, and saw the shores of Islesboro lined with well-wishers cheering the swimmers to the finish. With more than $23,000 raised to date, it is fair to say that the first Islesboro Crossing event was a success.

Talon Harwood Memorial Ride Raises $11,000 for LifeFlight and Hallowell Church

The third annual Talon Harwood Memorial Ride held recently raised $11,000 for LifeFlight and the First Baptist Church of Hallowell, pushing the total raised from the event since 2011 to more than $25,000.

Play golf at Province Lake during Chip in for Charity week and support LifeFlight at the same time

Play a round of golf at Province Lake Golf Course in Parsonsfield, tell them you're playing for LifeFlight and $2 of your greens fee will be donated to Maine's only helicopter emergency medical service.

Manchester couple honors son's memory with "Coming Home" fundraising event

The 2013 Talon Harwood Memorial Ride will be held on Saturday, August 10 and will feature a great ride for motorcyclists followed by great food and music for everyone. Participants will meet at Mike’s Water Street Grill in Gardiner at 9am, with a planned departure time of 10am.

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