Challenge Air Kids Fly Day

Are you interested in helping build the self-esteem and confidence of children with specials needs? This is that event.

Since 1993, Challenge Air has enriched the lives of 30,000 children with special needs through its unique aviation programs. Challenge Air's mission reflects the life-changing impact the flight experience has on children, their families, and communities.

Here's an example of what this day can mean to some families: http://goo.gl/avPTc

Photos from past events here: http://goo.gl/t3d0U


Come help with loading (escorting families to/from airplanes), cheer-leading (very important cheering section for the kids), crowd directing, food service, volunteer coordinating - or any number of other activities assigned the day-of.

The event typically runs 8am - 4pm, but half-day shifts are okay and encouraged. Comfortable shoes are a must. I'll update this with weather forecast info as the date approaches.
More info at http://www.challengeair.com


** Please note **

Challenge Air asks that you register online with them before the event, here: http://www.challengeair.com/index.php?option=com_jcalpro&Itemid=7&extmode=view&extid=32

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  • Christopher

    Hello all! I'm on Team T if you'd like to say hi. Doug, I'll look for you!

    November 2, 2013

  • Doug G.

    Hai, Sam and I are on team X so look for us and say hi

    November 2, 2013

  • Sam

    Look for the Texas Jet sign on main street. It has a small Challenge Air banner beneath it! -Sam!

    November 2, 2013

  • Marianel R.

    How old do you have to be to volunteer.

    October 23, 2013

    • Sam

      I'll post back as soon as I have a formal answer for you.

      October 24, 2013

    • Sam

      Marianel, the Challenge Air director recommends that only age 16 and up sign up to volunteer. Hope this helps, and hope to see you there!

      October 24, 2013

  • Kristi M.

    I have to work and need to cancel. Do I need to further cancel via the organization's site not just here?

    October 5, 2013

    • Sam

      Hi Kristi - your updated RSVP here will suffice. Thanks for the head's up!

      October 6, 2013

    • Kristi M.

      Ok. Thank you for the response.

      October 6, 2013

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