Anaheim, Calif., May 23, 2013 – Lynch Ambulance, an Anaheim-based provider of medical
transport services, presented the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians
(NAEMT) with a $400,000 donation today in honor of “National Emergency Medical Services
Week” (May 19-25).
“It is a pleasure and an honor to receive this generous gift from Lynch Ambulance during such a
symbolic week in our industry,” Don Lundy, Board President of NAEMT said. “This is a
tremendous contribution that will be used to further the professional development of EMT’s,
Paramedics and others in the industry, as well as to grow the EMS industry beyond emergency
response into the wider realm of heath care. We are humbled by the recognition that Lynch
Ambulance has given to our cause. ”
National EMS Week brings together local communities and medical personnel to publicize
safety and honor the dedication of those who provide the day-to-day lifesaving services of
medicine's front line. This timely contribution was made to support NAEMT’s ongoing advocacy
and educational programs for EMS practitioners- including paramedics, emergency medical
technicians and emergency medical responders.
“We wanted to make this donation to an organization that not only supports the values and
goals of Lynch Ambulance and our entire industry, but is also dedicated to saving lives,” Walt
Lynch, CEO of Lynch Ambulance said. “NAEMT is the voice of the front lines of emergency
medicine and we want to recognize them for all the work they do.”
Lynch Ambulance was founded in 1986 by Walter M. and Nancy Lynch, and their son Walter J.
Lynch – the current CEO – as a family-owned business and continues to be operated by the
Lynch family today. Lynch Ambulance operates approximately 35 ambulances and services all of
Orange County, and parts of Los Angeles and Riverside Counties.
Formed in 1975 and more than 32,000 members strong, NAEMT is the nation’s only
organization solely dedicated to representing the professional interests of all EMS practitioners
working in all sectors of EMS - including government service agencies, fire departments,
hospital-based ambulance se