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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.

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 

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

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News

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.

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.

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.

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.