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June 17, 2022


In the wake of enduring a tragic loss in April, Mercy Flight is announcing today that it will host its signature fundraiser again this fall. The BASH for Mercy Flight at Buffalo RiverWorks will be held on Saturday, September 24, 2022. “We continue to provide access to high quality emergency…
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…
March 2, 2018

Generous Grant From The Margaret L. Wendt Foundation

IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 2, 2018 Mercy Flight Inc. is pleased to announce that it was awarded a grant from The Margaret L. Wendt Foundation in the amount of $96,000. The generous gift, authorized by the Trustees of the Foundation, will support the funding of an Advanced Life Support Fly Car.…
February 8, 2018

Hometown Heroes series to run in Batavia Daily News

A hero can be defined as someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself. If heroism can be quantified, then the stories of first responders and EMS personnel, who answer the call when emergency strikes, can be told in sheer numbers. Starting my career with…
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…