Bean match campaign results in $3 million for LifeFlight
LifeFlight is pleased to announce that the 2019 Linda and Diana Bean fundraising challenge match was an unqualified success, reaching its $1.5 million goal much earlier than expected, thanks to an outpouring of gifts made by hundreds of donors – some loyal friends who have supported us for years, but many more who were inspired to give for the first time.
Public Notice of Accreditation
The Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems will conduct an accreditation site visit of:
LifeFlight of Maine on September 30 and October 1, 2019
The purpose of the site visit will be to evaluate the program’s compliance with nationally established medical transport standards. The site visit results will be used to determine whether, and the conditions under which accreditation should be awarded to the program.
Islesboro Crossing raises $400,000 for replacement helicopters
The 7th annual Islesboro Crossing for LifeFlight took place on Sunday, August 18 with 144 swimmers making their way three miles across Penobscot Bay to the island community of Islesboro. They were each accompanied by a safety paddler and together they raised $400,000 which will help purchase new emergency medical helicopters for the people of Maine.