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About

LIFT was founded as a not-for-profit logistics provider for fellow 501c3 foundations and other Non-Government Organizations responding to disasters. We pride ourselves on being able to deliver the impossible in trying times. LIFT is an organization that affords responders access to: general aviation aircraft, heavy jets, helicopters, small & large vessels and ground transportation to bring people and cargo to disaster sites. We strive to deliver these assets to NGO’s for free or at a reduced cost whenever possible.

Mission Statement:

To effectively assist in the transportation of first-responders, relief workers and their cargoes to disaster sites.

TO HELP

100% of all tax deductible donations received by LIFT are used to support the transportation of humanitarian aid to natural disaster sites around the globe.




Land

LIFT prides itself on providing free or below market ground transportation of relief cargo to disaster sites. We work closely with partners including major trucking companies and local truckers in order to provide free or below market ground transportation of relief goods to disaster sites.

For ground transportation inquieries please contact: Land@gotlift.org

Sea

LIFT prides itself on providing free or below market ocean transportation of relief cargo to disaster sites. We work closely with partners, major steamship lines as well as ships owners to provide free or below market carriage of relief goods to disaster sites.

For ocean transportation inquiries please contact: Sea@gotlift.org

Air

LIFT prides itself on providing free or below market air transportation of first responders, medical teams, humanitarian aid workers as well as their cargoes to disaster sites. We work closely with partners in the corporate and general aviation community in an effort to provide lift to qualified groups responding in times of crisis.

For air transportation inquiries please contact: Air@gotlift.org 

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News

11-01-2015 LIFT proud to accept the Super Yacht Society’s Award of Distinction

11-01-2015 LIFT was proud to accept the 2015 International Super Yacht Society’s Award of Distinction on behalf of M/Y Umbra for the crew’s heroic first response efforts in Vanuatu after Cyclone Pam decimated the small Pacific Island Nation in 2015.  The crew of M/Y Dragonfly also received the 2015 Award of Distinction for their relief efforts in Vanuatu. 

09.27.2015 – LIFT receives 2015 Clinton Global Citizen Award

09.27.2015 LIFT is proud to be one of the recipients of the 2015 Clinton Global Citizen Award for our logistical efforts in support of the many NGOs that are working to eradicate the Ebola Virus Disease from West Africa.
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08.31.2015 – LIFT in concert with Airlink…

08.31.2015-  LIFT in concert with Airlink delivered +USD 500,000 of vital medicine to Sierra Leone in support of the on-going Ebola Virus Disease eradication efforts by World Hope International

08.01.2015 – From Volunteers to Billionaires…

08.01.2015–  From Volunteers to Billionaires…the diversity of the actors who respond and build humanitarian aid supply chains in times of crisis never ceases to amaze; this recent article posted in New Zealand’s Supply Chain Management magazine, FTD gives a tiny glimpse into the complex world of humanitarian aid logistics.   Click here to download the story.

06.29.2015 – Shipped two donated self contained desalinization plants…

06-29-2015  LIFT, in cooperation with: AGS World TransportAirlinkThe Butterfly TrustHawaiian AirlinesSwire ShippingSCAN Shipping, and Waves For Water, shipped two donated self contained desalinization plants from California, USA to Pt. Vila, Vanuatu in support of on-going efforts to provide a sustainable drinking water solution to the Shefa Islands, whose fresh water supply was disrupted by Cyclone Pam in March of 2015.

06.15.2015 – LIFT was instrumental in shipping 17 pallets of tents…

06-15-2015  In support of Samaritan’s Purse’s relief efforts in Nepal, LIFT was instrumental in shipping 17 pallets of tents from JFK to Kathmandu in Nepal in conjunction with AirlinkSCAN Shipping and Qatar Airways.

06.01.2015 – LIFT helped facilitate the shipment of 3 tons of Oral Rehydration Salts…

06-01-2015  LIFT helped facilitate the shipment of 3 tons of Oral Rehydration Salts, (ORS), donated by MAP International, from the US to the World Health Organization, (WHO), in Kathmandu to support their WASH activities in Nepal after the 7.6 magnitude quake struck Nepal on April 25, 2015.  AirlinkSCAN Shipping and Cathay Pacific Cargo Airlines all participated in this Herculean effort.

05.25.2015 – support the World Health Organization in Nepal…

05-25-2015  We are proud to say that we participated in Americares’ efforts to support the World Health Organization (WHO) after the Nepal earthquake by assisting with the shipment of 10 tons of medical aid from the U.S. to Nepal.  This vital humanitarian aid cargo was carried aboard Qatar Airways from JFK in cooperation with Airlink and SCAN Shipping.

05.19.2015 – In support of post earthquake shelter efforts in Nepal…

05-19-2015  In support of post earthquake shelter efforts in Nepal, Airlink, LIFTSCAN Shipping and Qatar Airways cooperated in an effort to ship 10 tons of critical shelter material for Samaritan’s Purse from the U.S. to Nepal.

05.18.2015 – To assist the efforts to the earthquake in Nepal…

05-18-2015  To assist the Red Cross‘s relief efforts to the earthquake in Nepal, The Afya Foundation, Airlink, LIFT, SCAN Shipping and Qatar Airways cooperated in the shipment of 30 pallets of donated medical aid cargo from the U.S. to Nepal.