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02.24.2021  In response to the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak in Sierra Leone

 LIFT was instrumental in facilitating the donation of 3 x 40’ containers of Personal Protective Kits from ELUM Designs   These kits were shipped aboard CMA-CGM to Sierra Leone in support of World Hope International’s hospitals throughout Sierra Leone.

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01.16.2021  In the midst of the global COVID-19 pandemic
01.06.2021  In cooperation with partners:

Good-360  All Hands and Hearts  William Sonoma  Homerica  UPS Foundation / Coyote Logistics and Seacor, LIFT was able to help facilitate the shipment of two containers of donated furniture for the ongoing reconstruction efforts in the Bahamas post-hurricane Dorian.   

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01.02.2021  In support of on-going relief efforts in Central America

post-hurricane Iota, LIFT was able to assist in the shipment of one 40’ container of humanitarian aid and disaster response cargo aboard DOLE Ocean Cargo Express to the Honduran Red Cross.

12.20.2020 LIFT partners, Yacht Aid Global & Life Flight Fiji respond to Hurricane Yala in Fiji.
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 LIFT partners, Yacht Aid Global, Life Flight Fiji respond to Hurricane Yala in cooperation with the Fiji National Disaster Management Office to streamline the immediate delivery of aid to those impacted by the storm. 

12.17.2020 In collaboration with Colombia’s National Disaster Risk Management Unit.

12.17.2020  In collaboration with Colombia’s National Disaster Risk Management Unit, LIFT facilitated the delivery of 5 solar-powered desalinization plants to Isla de Providencia with support from the Colombian Police post-Hurricane Iota. 

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12.02.2020 LIFT Cooperates with the Colombian Air Force

LIFT Cooperates with the Colombian Air ForceADRA and World Hope Intl. to provide 500,000 sq. ft of roofing material to those affected by Hurricane Iota on Isla De Providencia.

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05.05.2020 Disaster response in the age of Covid-19.

LIFT is featured in BreakBulk Magazine highlighting how maritime assets lend support in times of crisis and the challenges faced by humanitarian aid supply chain experts during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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02.13.2020 LIFT & IBM

LIFT is proud to announce their collaborative partnership with IBM to develop an “Operational Risks Insight” artificial intelligence tool to help predict the impact of disasters on global supply chains.

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11.06.2019 LIFT in conjunction with Polyglass and Good Samaritan Shipping

LIFT in conjunction with Polyglass and Good Samaritan Shipping helped to facilitate and deliver in excess of 6000 rolls of roofing material to the Abacos, the Bahamas in support of the ongoing recovery efforts. 

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10.17.2019. LIFT supports Tesla

LIFT supports Tesla with the expedited shipping via air and sea of seven Mobile Power Wall units to The Bahamas to supply electricity to medical clinics and fire stations throughout the Abacos post-hurricane Dorian.

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09.30.2019 LIFT Cooperates with a coalition of International NGOs.

LIFT Cooperates with a coalition of international non-governmental organizations to help fulfill Amazon’s delivery of aid to the Bahamas via 767 aircraft post-Hurricane Dorian. 

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09.26.2019 LIFT, SOL Relief, Amazon Disaster Response & IMC.

LIFT and SOL Relief cooperate to support Amazon and International Medical Corp. with the expedited delivery of essential humanitarian aid from the USA to the Bahamas post-hurricane Dorian.

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02.08.2019 LIFT, H2O Worldwide Group, Kohler and Trailer Bridge.

LIFT, in cooperation with H2O Worldwide GroupKohler and Trailer Bridge, support on-going relief efforts in Puerto Rico by coordinating the shipping of a 53’ foot container of water filtration equipment to San Juan, Puerto Rico. 

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02.07.2019. LIFT supports the Friends of Disabled Adults and Children.

LIFT, in support of the Friends of Disabled Adults and Children, helps facilitate the carriage of a 53’ container of wheelchairs, hospital beds, etc. to Puerto Rico from Atlanta, GA. in support of continuing recovery efforts in Puerto Rico. 

02.06.2019 LIFT’s founder joins Yacht Aid Global’s board of Trustees.

 LIFT’s founder joins Yacht Aid Global‘s board of Trustees.

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11.12.2018 In support of the response efforts to the California Wild Fires.

In support of the response efforts to the California Wild Fires, LIFT, in cooperation with World Hope Intl. and Amazon, were able to facilitate the distribution of air scrubbers to shelters housing those affected by the wildfires in Butte County, CA.

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11.11.2018 LIFT and MIT receive the CSCMP Humanitarian Logistic’s Award.

LIFT and MIT’s Humanitarian Supply Chain Lab receive the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Humanitarian Logistic’s Award. 

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10.19.2018 ALAN, UPS Foundation, and LIFT

ALANUPS Foundation, and LIFT join forces to assist with the transport of multiple Tesla Solar Power Walls from California to Florida supplying power to multiple shelter sites in the areas affected by hurricane Michael. 

10.13.2018 LIFT coordinated efforts
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10.13.2018   LIFT coordinated efforts between ALANAmazonWorld Hope Intl.Cobra EnergyOperation Air Drop and the Cajun Navy Foundation to deliver 10 tons of relief supplies via helicopter to otherwise inaccessible areas effected by Hurricane Michael. 

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08.07.2018 LIFT and Trailer Bridge support Good 360

LIFT, in cooperation with Trailer Bridge, support Good 360’s hurricane recovery efforts by coordinating the shipping of 2 x 53’ containers of mattresses to St. Thomas, USVI and Puerto Rico.

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05.14.2018 LIFT participates in FEMA’s 2018-2022 Response Strategy Session.

LIFT participates  in FEMA’s 2018-2022 Private Sector Partner Response Strategy Session. 

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02.13.2018 LIFT’s partners DAMCO and MigoIQ

LIFT’s partners DAMCO, United For Puerto Rico and MigoIQ, cooperate to ship and arrange final delivery of 100 pallets of humanitarian aid supplies from the US to those affected by hurricane Maria.  Learn more here.

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10.30.2017 LIFT partner, DAMCO supports on-going relief efforts.

DAMCO supports World Hope Intl. and Rise Against Hunger‘s Hurricane Maria relief efforts by transporting 20 tons of humanitarian aid to Puerto Rico and the USVI.

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10.20.2017 LIFT, ALAN and MIT coordinate with FEMA

LIFT, ALAN and MIT work with FEMA to optimize public and private sector supply chains serving hurricane-affected areas.  To learn more click here.

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09.25.2017 LIFT’s partner, Yacht Aid Global supports relief efforts.

LIFT’s partner, Yacht Aid Global, engaged 44 privately owned vessels in support of water making, communications and medical relief efforts throughout the Caribbean post-hurricanes Irma and Maria.

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09.17.2017 LIFT partners with Airlink, Rescue Global and PALS/Sky Hope

LIFT partners with AirlinkRescue Global and PALS/Sky Hope to facilitate the end to end delivery of relief goods to those affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria in the Caribbean.

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09.10.2017 Airlink, LIFT, Water Mission and Direct Relief

Airlink, LIFT, Water Mission and Direct Relief cooperate to deliver desalination plants and medical supplies to St. Maarten aboard a chartered 767, post-hurricane Irma.

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08.25.2017 LIFT supports flood relief efforts

Rise Against Hunger & CARITAS, in cooperation with Airlink and LIFT, support flood relief efforts in Sierra Leone and ship 5 tons of food aid to those affected by the floods.

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03.30.2017 LIFT joins the Partnership For Humanity

LIFT joins the Partnership For Humanity coalition of NGOs.  Partnership For Humanity seeks to streamline disaster response and leverage economies of scale, thereby driving down response costs and saving lives during times of crisis. 

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03.14.2017 LIFT joins Coalition of Hope’s Advisory Board.

 LIFT’s Michael Rettig joins Coalition of Hope’s Advisory Board.   Coalition of Hope’s Project Excelsior is a bold initiative to acquire and repurpose a decommissioned U.S. naval vessel as a forward-deployed, early-response platform to lead and support humanitarian assistance and disaster-relief efforts in affected regions around the world. 

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02.15.2017 Airlink and LIFT assist Duke Primary Care.

Airlink and LIFT cooperate to assist Duke Primary Care with the shipment of 2.7 tons of medical supplies to Hospital Fann in Dakar, Senegal. To learn more click here.

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02.03.2017 LIFT Supports Fire Fighting Efforts.

02.03.2017  In support of the fire fighting efforts in Chile, LIFT assisted with the transport of fire retardant to Chile in support of the Global Super Tanker’s 747 forest fire fighting efforts.

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12.23.2016 LIFT Supports Humanitarian Aid & Relief Efforts in Iraq

12.23.2016  LIFT in cooperation with our partners at DAMCO and SilkWay Airlines assisted in the shipment of Samaritan’s Purse’s field hospital from the United States to Mosul, Iraq via 747.  A brief video of the loading of the aircraft in Greensboro, NC can be found HERE.

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11.14.2016 LIFT Supports Hurricane Matthew Relief Efforts in Haiti

In cooperation with AirlinkALANPerformance TeamWestern Global AirlinesAmerijetBell Helicopter, & SCAN Shipping, LIFT assisted in the transportation of ~150 tons of humanitarian aid and relief cargo from the US to those affected by Hurricane Matthew on the Southern Claw of Haiti.

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11.11.2016 LIFT partners with the WFP & Maersk to deliver aid.

LIFT, ADRA, Rise Against HungerWFPMaersk and Sealand partner to deliver 8 x 40′ containers of food aid to Haiti in support of on-going Hurricane Matthew recovery efforts.

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06.13.2016 LIFT Supports Sea Mercy’s Relief Efforts in Fiji

In cooperation with Fiji Airways and SCAN Shipping, LIFTwas instrumental in shipping a desalination plant and shelter materials from the US to Fiji for SeaMercy’s continuing relief efforts post-Tropical Cyclone Winston. 

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05.20.2016 LIFT Supports Ecuadorian Relief Efforts via Air

LIFT supported ALAN and Airlink’s partner airlines, Atlas Air & Avianca in the shipping of 75 tons of humanitarian aid from the United States to Ecuador for: AmericaresThe Consulate General of Ecuador, MAP International,  MedShare and World Hope International. You can learn more about this operation in this DC Velocity article. 

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04.21.2016 LIFT Assists In The Delivery of 1000 Shelter Kits to Ecuador

April 2016-  LIFT participated in a Herculean effort to deliver 1000 shelter kits from UNHRD in Panama to Ecuador for ShelterBox aboard the Motor Vessel Umbra in response the Earthquake that struck Ecuador on April 16, 2016.   Video of the effort can be found here.

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03.17.2016 LIFT Supporting Relief Efforts In Fiji

In cooperation with Pacific Advisory LIFT assisted in the transfer of a desalination plant from Vanuatu to Fiji aboard Air Vanuatu in support of relief efforts following T/C Winston’s landfall in Fiji.

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11.15.2015 LIFT Responds in Vanuatu

LIFT in cooperation with Fiji Airways and SCAN Shipping assisted in the shipping of a desalination plant from the United States to Pt. Vila in support of Wita Aid on-going relief efforts in Vanuatu post-Tropical Cyclone Pam.

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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. 

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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

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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. See full article here

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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.

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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.

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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.

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05.19.2015 – In support of post earthquake shelter efforts in Nepal

05-19-2015  In support of post earthquake shelter efforts in Nepal, AirlinkLIFTSCAN 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.

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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 FoundationAirlink, LIFT, SCAN Shipping and Qatar Airways cooperated in the shipment of 30 pallets of donated medical aid cargo from the U.S. to Nepal.

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04.19.2015 – In support of the Ministry of Health

04.19.2015 – In support of the Ministry of Health in LiberiaMedisendThe WFPALANCH Robinson,Maersk, and Kestrel Liner Agencies, LIFT assisted in the shipment of two 40’ containers of donated humanitarian aid to Liberia to assist their on-going efforts to strengthen the Liberian healthcare infrastructure after the recent Ebola Virus Disease outbreak.

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04.13.2015 – In cooperation with Airlink

04.13.2015. – In cooperation with AirlinkChapman Freeborn, LIFT assisted with the shipment of 17 skids of aid cargo from Europe to Liberia in support of the JFK Medical Center in Liberia on behalf of Americares.

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04.11.2015 – With our partners at Corp. Logistics of NZ

04.11.2015 – With our partners at Corp. Logistics of NZ and Swire Shipping, LIFT was instrumental in facilitating the shipment of one 40’ container of donated plastic sheeting from Ardex to Samaritan’s Purse in support of WASH relief efforts in Vanuatu post Cyclone Pam.

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03.31.2015 – While working in cooperation with the WFP

03.31.2015 While working in cooperation with The WFPMaerskThe GE FoundationClinic in a Can,Project HopeALANKestrel Liner Agencies and UPS, LIFT was instrumental in facilitating the shipment of four self contained medical clinics from Kansas to Freetown, Sierra Leone to assist with Ebola response efforts in West Africa.

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03.27.2015 – In concert with YachtAid Global

03.27.2015 – In concert with YachtAid Global, LIFT assisted with YAG’s humanitarian response efforts after Typhoon Pam devastated the small island nation of Vanuatu on March 14th, 2015.

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02.10.15 – In cooperation with Airlink, Nippon Cargo Airlines

02.10.15 – In cooperation with Airlink, Nippon Cargo Airlines and the WFP Logistics Cluster, LIFT was able to move 44 pallets of humanitarian from the United States to Sierra Leone for six consignees battling the Ebola epidemic in West Africa.

02.06.15 – LIFT, with support from WFP, Maersk

02.06.15 – LIFT, with support from WFP, Maersk, Geodis-Wilson, Scan Shipping and Kestrel Liner agencies, was able to facilitate the shipment of two 20′ containers of bleach donated by the NYC-OEM through the AFYA Foundation to the Ministry of Health in Sierra Leone to help contain the Ebola epidemic in West Africa.

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01.27.15 – With the support of UPS

01.27.15 – With the support of UPS, the WFP Logistics Cluster and Airlink, LIFT was able to help facilitate the shipment of 13 pallets of humanitarian aid for the IOCC and NOSLINA from Baltimore to Freetown for the benefit of the Sierra Leonean Ministry of Health.

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01.21.15 – LIFT was able to coordinate the shipment of 45 pallets

01.21.15 – LIFT was able to coordinate the shipment of 45 pallets of aid cargo donated by Worldvision, Directrelief, and NOSLINA to Sierra Leone with assistance from the WFP Logistics Cluster, Airlink and Nippon Cargo Airlines.

01.12.15 – We are proud to announce that LIFT played an instrumental role

01.12.15 – We are proud to announce that LIFT played an instrumental role in the shipment of 63 tons of aid cargo from Miami to Monrovia Liberia, aboard a Western Global MD-11 in support of the Academic Consortium Combating Ebola in Liberia. This donation of medical supplies and the transportation of same were funded by the Paul G. Allen Foundation.

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01.9.15 – LIFT, in cooperation with the WFP Logistics Cluster

01.9.15 – LIFT, in cooperation with the WFP Logistics Cluster coordinated the transportation of 26 pallets of medical supplies from Cologne, Germany to Monrovia for the benefit of MAP International and Samaritan’s Purses efforts in fighting the deadly Ebola outbreak in Liberia.

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12.16.14- Working in concert with Airlink, LIFT was able to provide support

12.16.14- Working in concert with Airlink, LIFT was able to provide support for twelve NGOs from the United States and Europe and assist with the shipment of 65 tons of aid cargo on a CargoLux Boeing 747 Charter to Liberia.

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11.26.14 – In support of the on-going efforts to eradicate the Ebola Virus

11.26.14 – In support of the on-going efforts to eradicate the Ebola Virus Disease from West Africa, LIFT in cooperation with Airlink, ALAN, Scan Shipping, the UK DFIDDirectreliefThe Red CrossMedisend and the National Organization of Sierra Leoneans in North America shipped 80,000 lbs. of humanitarian aid cargo to Freetown, Sierra Leone via a MD-11 in support of multiple non-governmental organizations working in cooperation with the Sierra Leonean Ministry of health to help stop the spread of the Ebola Virus Disease.

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11.13.14 – Americares, IRC, OXFAM and Samaritan’s Purse continue

1.13.14.- Americares, IRC, OXFAM and Samaritan’s Purse continue to support the Ebola Virus Disease eradication efforts by shipping 80 tons of critical humanitarian aid to Monrovia, Liberia on a chartered MD-11.

11.09.2014 – In cooperation with DAMCO, Kalitta and Airlink

11.09.2014 – In cooperation with DAMCO, Kalitta and Airlink, LIFT coordinated the shipment of 16 tons of Medical Supplies from Americares to the International Organization for Migration to support the opening of a new Ebola Treatment Unit in Liberia.

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10.30.2014 – LIFT in cooperation with Airlink, ALAN, Scan Shipping and Kalitta Airways

10.30.2014 – LIFT in cooperation with Airlink, ALAN, Scan Shipping and Kalitta Airways, launched a 747 full of critical humanitarian aid from JFK in New York, destined for Freetown, Sierra Leone. The AFYA Foundation, Childfund, NOSLINA and the Public Health Agency of Canada all contributed in filling this aircraft with supplies to be used in the fight against the Ebola Virus Disease.

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10.25.2014 – LIFT in support of: Americares, Directrelief, International Rescue Corps

10.25.2014 – LIFT in support of: Americares, Directrelief, International Rescue Corps. International Medical Corps., Project Cure, Medshare, Rotary, Samaritan’s Purse, and Save the Children coordinated the delivery of 65 tons of humanitarian aid to Conakry, Guinea and Monrovia Liberia in cooperation with our partners at: Airlink, ALAN, FEDEX, Nippon Cargo Airlines, TNT and Western Global Airlines.

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10.30.2014 – LIFT in cooperation with Airlink, ALAN, Scan Shipping and Kalitta Airways

10.30.2014 – LIFT in cooperation with Airlink, ALAN, Scan Shipping and Kalitta Airways, launched a 747 full of critical humanitarian aid from JFK in New York, destined for Freetown, Sierra Leone. The AFYA Foundation, Childfund, NOSLINA and the Public Health Agency of Canada all contributed in filling this aircraft with supplies to be used in the fight against the Ebola Virus Disease.

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10.25.2014 – LIFT in support of: Americares, Directrelief, International Rescue Corps

10.25.2014 – LIFT in support of: Americares, Directrelief, International Rescue Corps. International Medical Corps., Project Cure, Medshare, Rotary, Samaritan’s Purse, and Save the Children coordinated the delivery of 65 tons of humanitarian aid to Conakry, Guinea and Monrovia Liberia in cooperation with our partners at: Airlink, ALAN, FEDEX, Nippon Cargo Airlines, TNT and Western Global Airlines.

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10.13.2014 – LIFT coordinated the delivery of 60 tons of humanitarian aid

10.13.2014 – LIFT coordinated the delivery of 60 tons of humanitarian aid from multiple Canadian and U.S. Governmental Agencies, as well as multiple international Non-Governmental agencies to Monrovia Liberia, in cooperation with Air Canada, FEDEX, Nippon Cargo Airlines, Western Global Airlines and Airlink in support of the efforts to contain and eradicate the Ebola Virus in Liberia.

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09.29.2014 – LIFT in cooperation with Airlink, ALAN, Nippon

09.29.2014 – LIFT, in cooperation with AirlinkALANNippon Cargo Airlines and Western Global Airlines delivered 60 tons of critical humanitarian aid cargo from the US and Europe to Monrovia, Liberia via MD-11 for the benefit of the Liberian Ministry of Health & Social Welfare and their partners responding to the Ebola outbreak in Liberia.

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09.26.2014 – LIFT is partnering with Airlink to support

09.26.2014 – LIFT is partnering with Airlink to support a Clinton Global Initiative Commitment to Action to deliver up to 500 tons of critical humanitarian aid to West Africa to support efforts to contain and eradicate the Ebola virus from Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea.

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09.16.2014 – LIFT is proud to announce their cooperation

09.16.2014 – LIFT is proud to announce their cooperation with partners, Airlink and ALAN, to build an efficient air bridge in order to deliver critical humanitarian aid to West Africa to combat the Ebola outbreak. This Herculean effort is made possible in-part by a generous donation from the Paul G. Allen Foundation.

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08.27.2014 – LIFT in cooperation with Airlink, ALAN, ATX Air Services

08.27.2014- LIFT in cooperation with Airlink, ALAN, ATX Air Services, Fedex and UPS delivered 15000# of PPE (personal protective equipment) to Monrovia, Liberia via a chartered 737. The PPE was donated by The AFYA Foundation, Americares, Childfund, Directrelief and Medshare and destined for multiple NGOs cooperating with the Ministry of Health in Liberia in support of their efforts to contain and eradicate the Ebola virus.

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03.19.2014 – LIFT, in cooperation with JABOR and Rock-It Cargo shipped

03.19.2014. LIFT, in cooperation with JABOR and Rock-It Cargo shipped USD 400,000 of humanitarian aid to the Department of Social Welfare and Development in Quezon City, Philippines in ten 40′ containers aboard MOL Lines for the benefit of those affected by Typhoon Haiyan.

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01.17.2014 – Mitsui OSK Lines, ALAN, and the Port Jersey

01.17.2014 – In cooperation with Mitsui OSK Lines, ALAN (www.alanaid.org) and the Port Jersey Logistics Company, LIFT was able to ship 3 x 40′ containers of aid cargo to the Philippine Red Cross for the benefit of those affected by Typhoon Haiyan.

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01.14.2014 – Through the joint efforts of the UPS Foundation

01.14.2014 – Through the joint efforts of the UPS Foundation, NYC-OEM, AFYA Foundation and the American Red Cross, LIFT was able to deliver 650 pallets of bottled water to the WV National Guard in Charleston, WV to assist in their response to the Elk River chemical spill.

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12.19.2013 – Federal Express in cooperation with NCA

12.19.2013 – Federal Express in cooperation with NCA and K-lines arranged for the expedited shipment of 12 pallets, 8000# of critical aid and relief supplies from JFK, NY to the port of Cebu, Philippines for the Philippine Red Cross.

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12.18.2013 – LIFT in cooperation with Ship Co.

12.18.2013 – LIFT in cooperation with Ship Co. moved a 20′ container of donated diabetic testing supplies from Edgepark to the ABS-CBN Foundation Inc in the Philippines for the benefit of those affected by Typhoon Haiyan.

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12.17.2013 – Our partners at ALAN

12.17.2013 – Our partners at ALAN, Pacific International Lines, Total Transportation Services, Inc. and the UPS foundation cooperated in the shipment of 1440 cases of bottled water (2 x 40′ containers) from Nestle in Ontario, CA. to the Philippine Red Cross and ABS-CBN Foundation.

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12.10.2013 – Clearbrook LLC of Mobile, Alabama

Clearbrook LLC of Mobile, Alabama donated fifty water filtration systems for the benefit of people affected by Typhoon Haiyan. This donation was carried by Airlink partner Etihad from Houston to the Philippines.

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12.07.2013 – LIFT and Airlink’s partner UPS

12.07.2013 – LIFT and Airlink’s partner UPS carried ~5000 Lbs. of MRE’s (Meals Ready to Eat) to the Philippines in support of ABS-CBN Foundation.

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11.25.2013 – LIFT in cooperation with Airlink

LIFT in cooperation with Airlink members, Nippon Cargo Airlines and FEDEX assisted AFYA with the shipment of 1200# of critical aid and relief cargo from New York to Manila for the benefit of the Philippine Red Cross.

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11.22.2013 – Airlink Member Etihad Airlines

Airlink Member, Etihad Airlines and Kuehne & Nagel assisted LIFT with the transportation of two self contained water purification systems from Houston, TX to Manila for the Philippine Red Cross. The water makers were donated by Pristina Capital Partners.

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11.18.2013 – LIFT member Global DIRT

LIFT member Global DIRT is on the ground in Tacloban, Philippines participating in search and rescue operations and critical needs assessments.

Watch this CNN piece about their search and rescue efforts.

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05.25.2011 – LIFT in cooperation with Maersk

5.25.11 – LIFT in cooperation with Maersk lines shipped 112 Barrels of dehydrated soup aboard the M/V Sealand Lightning for Giving Children Hope from Long Beach, CA. to multiple food banks in the prefectures effected by the Great East Japan Earthquake and ensuing tsunami.

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06.10.11 – LIFT shipped a 20′ container

6.10.11 – LIFT in cooperation with Maersk lines shipped a 20′ container of humanitarian aid for The AFYA Foundation from Newark, NJ to Yokohama, Japan aboard the M/V Maersk Westport for the benefit of those effected by the Great East Japan Earthquake and ensuing tsunami.

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05.18.2011 – LIFT in cooperation with: The Ron & Don Show

05.18.2011 – LIFT in cooperation with: The Ron & Don Show, Pacific Cascade Trucking and NYK Lines shipped five 40′ containers of Humanitarian Aid & Relief to the City of Misawa Japan for the benefit of the orphans at the Bikou-En Orphanage.

More of this story can be read here
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05.12.2011 – LIFT delivers a 6000lb shipment

05.12.2011 – LIFT, in cooperation with Nippon Cargo Airlines, delivered a 6000 lb. shipment of humanitarian aid & relief supplies to the Department of Health & Welfare in Sendai.

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04.21.2011 – LIFT in cooperation with Nippon

04.21.2011 – LIFT, in cooperation with Nippon Cargo Airlines, delivered a 4000lb shipment of medical aid & relief supplies to the Department of Health & Welfare of the Fukushima & Iwate Prefectures.

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04.11.2011 – LIFT in cooperation with Kuehne & Nagel

04.14.2011 – LIFT in cooperation with Kuehne & Nagel and Nippon Cargo Airlines delivered 3800 lbs. of humanitarian aid from Los Angeles to Japan for Aerobridge & Giving Children Hope.

For more information on Giving Children Hope please visit their website: www.gchope.org

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04.11.2011 – LIFT assists the AFYA Foundation

4.11.2011 – LIFT assists the AFYA Foundation with air and ocean shipping of humanitarian aid to Japan. To read more please visit: http://www.afyafoundation.org/index-4.html

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04.11.14 – LIFT, in cooperation with Port Jersey Logistics

04.11.14 – LIFT, in cooperation with Port Jersey Logistics and MOL Lines shipped ten 40′ containers of humanitarian aid, valued in excess of USD 450,000, from the AFYA Foundation to the Department of Social Welfare and Development in Quezon City, Philippines for the benefit of those affected by Typhoon Haiyan.

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04.02.2011 – LIFT delivers 1800lbs of humanitarian aid

LIFT delivers 1800lbs of humanitarian aid donated by the AFYA Foundation to Japan in cooperation with Nippon Cargo Airlines and Kuehne & Nagel.

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03.15.2011 – LIFT has a “Needs Assessment”

03.15.2011 – LIFT has a “Needs Assessment” team on the ground in Japan.

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02.16.2011 – LIFT 

02.16.2011 – LIFT delivers 55000lbs of donated disinfectant and soap to Project Medishare.

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01.11.2011 – LIFT moves 3000lbs

01.11.2011 – LIFT Moves 3000lbs of medical equipment and supplies from Florida to Haiti for Project Medishare, J/P HRO, MMRC and Bethesda Evangelical Mission aboard a donated Twin-Otter. Many thanks to Mr. Mike Carpenter of Skydive New England for the use of his plane and piloting services.www.skydivenewengland.com

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01.04.2011 – LIFT moved 3000lbs of...

LIFT, in cooperation with Aero-Bridge, moved 3000lbs. of life saving water purification equipment and oral re-hydration salts to Haiti aboard a donated Gulfstream IV from Atlanta. The outbound flight from Haiti was designated a Life-Guard flight and brought a critically ill patient to the U.S. for life-saving treatment that could not be administered in Haiti.

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12.25.10 – LIFT delivers Christmas gifts

12.25.10 – LIFT delivers Christmas gifts to Haiti. Lift was instrumental in moving 5000 stuffed animals from the U.S. to Haiti for distribution to thousands of orphans on Christmas. Please click on the link to view the full story.

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12.10.10 – LIFT ships 6000 cases…

LIFT ships 6000 cases of Lactated Ringers to Haiti for J/P HRO in response to the Cholera outbreak.

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12.10.10 – LIFT ships two temporary…

LIFT ships two temporary morgues to the Ministry of Health in Haiti.

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11.03.2010 – LIFT responds to Hurricane Tomas

LIFT moved 85,000# of disaster relief supplies for the Haitian Ministry of Health, Partners in Health and J/P HRO to Haiti via 767 charter in anticipation of the arrival of hurricane Tomas in Haiti.

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10.26.2010 – LIFT responds to the Haiti cholera epidemic

LIFT moved 60,000# of medical supplies for Partners in Health, Medishare, J/P HRO and HAS Haiti to Port au Prince aboard two Amerijet 727’s in response to the cholera outbreak.

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10.9.2010 – LIFT assists

LIFT assists in getting the Haitian amputee soccer team to the US with partner, Insel Air.

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6.29.2010 – LIFT negotiates reduced airfreight rate

LIFT negotiates reduced airfreight rate from Miami to Port au Prince. AmeriJet, a Miami based Airline has offered all members of LIFT a drastically reduced airfreight rate of $ .82 per pound, (All-In) for relief cargo destined for Port au Prince from Miami.

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6.23.10 – LIFT negotiates reduced ocean-freight rates

LIFT negotiates reduced ocean-freight rates for NGO’s shipping relief goods to Haiti. $1790 – 20′ container & $2955 – 40′ container, Miami – Port au Prince. (Port to Port)

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5.13.10 – LIFT Assembles team to effectively…

LIFT Assembles team to effectively clear the Haitian Customs log jam for all NGO’s operating in Haiti.

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5.13.10 – LIFT scrambles jet for disaster…

LIFT scrambles jet for disaster team headed to New Orleans from S. Florida ahead of oil slick disaster.

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5.13.10 – LIFT negotiates contract with Insel Air to…

LIFT negotiates contract with Insel Air to offer rates of USD 275 round-trip (Miami to Port au Prince) for NGO’s operating in Haiti. These seats must be booked through LIFT.

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5.10.10 – Eagles Wings Foundation…

Eagles Wings Foundation a disaster response first responder joins LIFT.

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5.7.10 – LIFT summit attended...

LIFT Summit attended by sixty plus NGO’s, steamship companies, airline representatives, logisticians & other interested parties. A resolution is made to officially form the entity, “LIFT” to handle the passenger and transportation challenges of NGO’s in time of disaster.