LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Sept. 17, 2012) - Many sick children are transported long distances to Arkansas Children's Hospital for the special care they need.
The Angel One® medical transport program will often fly a parent with their child to the hospital, but the cost of getting home can be a huge financial burden to some.
That's why they are asking everyone to walk, run or crawl with the Angel One crew at the Angel One Home Run 5K, a fun running event to benefit patients and families treated at ACH.
The event will be today, October 6 at Two Rivers Park at 8 a.m. Check-in will be from 7:20 to 7:45 a.m.
The race is for anyone no matter your level of fitness. Registration is $30 on the day of the event.
Money raised will go towards Angel One and assist families in need with the cost of returning home after discharge.
Angel One provides intesive care medical transportation for the entire state of Arkansas and the surrounding states, covering a radius of approximately 200 miles of Little Rock.
Between July 2008 and June 2009, Angel One transported approximately 1950 patients of which approximately 950 were pediatric patients and approximately 925 neonates and 8 Mobile ECMO transports.
THV's Alyse Eady sat down with Christy Tennant, one of the ACH Angel One Flight Nurses about the mission behind this event. Click on the THVideo!
Can't come to the event but want to support Angel One Transport? You can make a donation online - just be sure to put "Angel One Home Run 5K" in the comment box.