We’re proud to be affiliated with the following non-profits.
CHALLENGE AIR: http://www.challengeair.com Challenge Air builds self-esteem and confidence of children and youth with specials needs, through the experience of flight. Since 1993, Challenge Air has enriched the lives of children and youth with special needs through its unique aviation programs. Challenge Air’s mission reflects the life-changing impact the flight experience has on children, families, donors, sponsors and communities as a whole.
HANDICAP INTERNATIONAL USA: http://www.handicap-international.us Handicap International is an independent and impartial aid organization working in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster. H.I. works alongside people with disabilities and vulnerable populations, taking action and bearing witness in order to respond to their essential needs, improve their living conditions and promoting respect for their dignity and fundamental rights. In 2013, H.I. USA challenged Jessica to visit Ethiopia, where for the first time her life she performed advocate work on behalf of the disabled. Subsequently, Jessica has made several trips in support of H.I.’s on-going work, including lobbying trips to Washington, D.C. in support of the U.N. Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
Although they are not affiliated with our film directly, Jessica Cox was personally helped by these other non-profit organizations and you might want to visit their websites:
SHRINER’S HOSPITALS FOR CHILDREN: http://www.shrinershospitalsforchildren.org As a child Jessica Cox received care at the Shriner’s Hospital in Los Angeles. Shriners Hospitals for Children is a network of 22 non-profit hospitals across North America. Children with orthopedic conditions, burns, spinal cord injuries, and cleft lip and palate are eligible for care and receive all services in a family-centered environment, regardless of the patients’ ability to pay.
WRIGHT FLIGHT: http://www.wrightflight.org/ Jessica Cox was inspired to earn her pilot’s license thanks to Wright Flight, a non-profit based in her hometown of Tucson, Arizona. Wright Flight is a non-profit dedicated to “helping kids reach new heights” in both their classrooms and their lives. Wright Flight is a motivational program that teaches today’s youth how to set goals and achieve them. Since its inception, over 20,000 students have graduated from the program.