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Hope Flight Foundation

The Hope Flight Foundation provides dependable, free air transportation for children who need critical medical treatment at facilities far from their homes. Flights to children’s healthcare camps and 'make-a-wish' flights are also provided.

Hope Flight was founded and incorporated as a non-profit public benefit organization in California in October 2005, by Douglas Harding, a pilot and flight instructor. He saw a need for dependable free air transportation for children with life-threatening illnesses in need of medical treatment at facilities far from their homes. "I want to use the flight skills and knowledge I have acquired to help those in need of transport to critically needed medical care, and to enrich, inspire, empower, and transform peoples lives" says Douglas.

We have begun fundraising for our Aircraft Acquisition Fund to purchase a Cessna 421, or Beechcraft King Air. This twin-engine aircraft has the capacity to carry six passengers, a wheelchair, and luggage…