$1.4M Raised at AmeriCares Airlift Benefit

 - October 10, 2011, 5:56 PM

The 24th annual AmeriCares Airlift Benefit–which took place October 1 at the Panorama Flight Service hangar at Westchester County Airport in New York–raised $1.4 million for the organization’s worldwide relief efforts. More than 700 guests attended the event, which was hosted by Mika Brzezinski of MSNBC’s Morning Joe show. The evening ended with 75 of the guests boarding an airlift flight to the Dominican Republic to observe AmeriCares programs first-hand.