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September 24, 2019

Eagle Scout Jack

Written by Leah Czerwinski Do you or your family enjoy watching the planes take off and land at Mercy Flight headquarters? Thanks to Eagle Scout Jack Andruschat, the back patio where the public enjoys hanging out with family and friends, has been renovated. Over the course of a few months…
September 4, 2019

Batman Supporting Our Angels in Orange

Written by Leah Czerwinski William Lorenz Jr. was named Buffalo’s Best Batman in 2014. William’s career as Batman began when he was working as a karate instructor in Elma, NY. As an instructor, he would dress up as Batman to put on skits and other activities for the kids. From…
July 24, 2019

Mercy Flight from an Intern’s Perspective

By Leah Czerwinski Mercy Flight has changed my life more than anyone could ever imagine. Some people may look at what I do as an average summer internship, but this experience has meant everything to me. Throughout my time working as a Mercy Flight intern, I have learned so much.…
November 22, 2017

Oishei Children’s Hospital welcomes first Mercy Flight

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Now that Oishei Children's Hospital is up and running, Mercy Flight will continue to land its life-saving flights on its roof. A ceremonial first flight arrived at the Children's Hospital Monday. Officials say the helipad at the new hospital isn't much different than its predecessor, and flights…
November 22, 2017

Mercy flight getting 3 new helicopters

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (WKBW) - Thanks to a long-term, low-interest $23 million loan from M&T Bank and the USDA, Mercy Flight has purchased three new Bell 429 helicopters to help replace its aging fleet. The new medical choppers are larger, faster and have better safety - but perhaps the biggest advantage…