ANGEL FLIGHT SOARSTM - Georgia Headquarters

ANGEL FLIGHT SOARSTM is a non-profit organization that coordinates free air transportation for people that have a medical need that can’t be filled in their local area. Our services are available throughout Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee and the Carolinas. We actively seek both new patients to serve and experienced pilots to fulfill missions.

ANGEL FLIGHT SOARS started in 1983 when founder Jim Shafer saw there was a desperate need for people in the southeast to find inexpensive, or free, transportation to get to medical treatments. He discovered that many families could not afford to fly back and forth to regional hospitals or treatment centers. Some lived in rural areas, with no nearby airport. Founder Jim Shafer recruited the original “Fabulous First Fifteen” pilots, and they started organizing flights from his kitchen table.

In 1991, we landed our new office at Dekalb Peachtree Airport (PDK) where we still are headquartered today. In recent years we have branched out and opened offices in Alabama and South Carolina. Over the years we have coordinated over 48,000 mission flights for patients in need throughout the Southeast.

Our management team is a mother-daughter duo that took the helm in 1999 - a family helping families. Since that time, our organization has experienced a rebirth, and has increased over 1,250% in the number of flights coordinated annually. Jeanine Chambers is our Executive Director and her mom Bernadette Darnell is Director of Mission Operations.



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Contact Us



2000 Airport Road Suite 227
Dekalb Peachtree Airport (PDK)
Atlanta, GA 30341
(770) 452-7958

Jeanine Chambers
Executive Director