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Envoy America℠ on Television

American Cancer Society and Envoy America team up to help cancer patients – TUCSON NEWS NOW
Fox10: Romance Never Dies after 69 Years of Marriage
Channel 3 TV segment on the relationship with the American Cancer Society
News4 Tucson Follows Adorable Couple for Valentine’s Day
Channel 15 TV segment on the relationship with the American Cancer Society
The Pat McMann television interview

Envoy America℠ on Radio

Successful Aging – May 2017 Radio Interview
Health Futures – Taking Stock In You with Host Bob Roth & Guest K.C. Kanaan & Andy Beran 9/18/2015
Health Futures – Taking Stock In You with Host Bob Roth & Guest KC Kanaan & Andy Beran 5/13/2016
Envoy America interviewed on Money Radio 1510 AM with hosts Ken and Mark | October 11, 2016
Aging in America Hosts Presley Reader and Mark Young: Ride Service for Seniors with Envoy America
Money Radio Interview with Envoy America

Envoy America℠ in Print

Ride service looking to hire drivers over age 50

TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) – Envoy America is holding a hiring fair Thursday and looking to hire as many as 100 drivers age 50 or older.
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Houston Business Journal

Ride-sharing program for seniors expanding to Houston

Jun 18, 2017, 4:24pm CDT

Scottsdale, Arizona-based Envoy America is expanding to Houston as part of a new agreement with American Medical Response Inc.’s Access2Care.
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Scottsdale ride sharing program for seniors expanding to Texas

Jun 16, 2017, 1:47pm MST

Plans call for hiring 200 drivers to handle the new contract that will offer non-emergency medical transportation benefits under the Access2Care network in Houston.
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Ridesharing program focuses on seniors, patients

June 17, 2017

Envoy America provides transportation options such as scheduled ambulances or services such as Lyft.
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Houston Heights Patch

Senior Ride-Share Company Coming To Houston

By Updated June 19, 2017 12:03 pm ET

Scottsdale, Ariz.-based Envoy America is teaming with Access2Care to provide the elderly with transportation.
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Envoy America – A Unique Ridesharing Program Focused on Seniors and Patients – Expands Outside Arizona With National Agreement With AMR’s Access2Care

911 Magazine | 2017-06-19

Envoy America, a comprehensive ridesharing program that offers accompanied transportation and extra assistance for seniors and patients, announced an agreement with Access2Care, a division of American Medical Response, Inc.(AMR). Houston will be the initial market for the new Envoy America services which began June 6 for Access2Care patients. 
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Envoy America starts service in Houston

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Envoy America, a comprehensive ride-sharing program founded in Scottsdale that offers accompanied transportation and extra assistance for seniors and patients, announced on June 19 that it entered an agreement with Access2Care, a division of American Medical Response. Houston will be the initial market for the new Envoy America services, which began June 6 for Access2Care patients.
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Driver Companion – Tucson Job Opening at Envoy America in Tucson

To help to make this company imaginative and prescient vision and also assignment comes legitimate; Envoy America will be open regarding fresh place seeing that Driver Companion – Tucson throughout Tucson begin as July 2017.
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Envoy America – A Unique Ridesharing Program Focused on Seniors and Patients – Expands Outside Arizona With National Agreement With AMR’s Access2Care

911 Magazine | 2017-06-19

Envoy America, a comprehensive ridesharing program that offers accompanied transportation and extra assistance for seniors and patients, announced an agreement with Access2Care, a division of American Medical Response, Inc.(AMR). Houston will be the initial market for the new Envoy America services which began June 6 for Access2Care patients. 
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2017 SACRAMENTO AGING 2.0 STARTUP COMPETITION

Posted by  | Apr 21, 2017 | 

First place went to Envoy America, a ride-sharing platform for seniors. It trains seniors to provide rides for other seniors. The service can be described as non-medical care for seniors. Envoy America will go on to compete at Aging 2.0 Optimize event in San Francisco on Nov. 14 for the $10,000 grand prize.
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Envoy America wins aging-focused startup contest

May 3, 2017

Scottsdale-based Envoy America, a senior ride program that serves seniors in the greater Tucson and Phoenix areas, recently won the Sacramento, California Chapter’s Aging2.0 Global Startup Search competition. The Jewish Federation of Greater Phoenix utilizes Envoy America for its senior transportation program.
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Business awards earned in Southern Arizona

Arizona Daily Star | May 9, 2017

Envoy America: The Arizona-based senior ride program that offers door-to-door service in the greater Tucson and Phoenix areas won the Sacramento, California, Chapter’s Aging2.0 Global Startup Search competition……
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Glendale Star

Successful Aging: Safe travel a must for seniors

By KAYE BAKER, Producer, Special to The Glendale Star | May 22, 2017

Envoy America is for people who can’t drive, don’t want to drive, or shouldn’t drive. They offer an alternative that is even more expansive than the other ride-sharing companies, Uber and Lyft.
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Giving back in Southern Arizona: Charitable donations by local businesses or nonprofits

By Courtney Talak For the Arizona Daily Star | April 7, 2017

Envoy America: The Arizona-based ridesharing program has partnered with the American Cancer Society to offer free rides to Tucson patients who struggle to make it to appointments….
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Envoy America expands services to Tucson

Scottsdale Independent | Jan 23rd, 2017

Scottsdale-based Envoy America, a comprehensive ridesharing program that offers accompanied transportation and extra assistance for seniors, announced it is expanding into Tucson…..
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Scottsdale-based Envoy America expands into 2nd market

AZ Business Magazine | January 19, 2017

Scottsdale-based Envoy America, a ride-sharing program for seniors, is expanding into Tucson as its second market, with other markets being considered in future months….
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Scottsdale-based senior ride-sharing company Envoy America expands to Tucson

Biz Journals | Wednesday, 18 January 2017

Envoy America, a Scottsdale-based ridesharing company, announced Monday that its services are expanding down to Tucson — its second market. The expansion to Tucson comes about a year after beginning operation in early 2016… Read More

American Cancer Society and Envoy America team up to help cancer patients

By Janice Yu, Reporter | 22 March 2017

The American Cancer Society Road to Recovery Program and Envoy America have teamed up to help provide rides to cancer patients…. Read More

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New ridesharing service helps Tucson seniors stay active

By Leah Merrall For the Arizona Daily Star | Feb 5, 2017

A new service is helping Tucson seniors stay independent, healthy and socially active without having to get behind the wheel of a car…..
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Former Intel Execs take Plunge in Senior Transport Business

Phoenix Business Journal | January 29, 2016

Karim Kanaan and Andy Eran met while working for Intel Corp. in California…A little over a year ago, they started talking about the transportation problems seniors face when they can no longer drive….Read More

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Ride service helps seniors stay independent

The Republic | AZCentral  June 29, 2015

The business provides companionship for seniors and peace of mind for their children, said co-founder K.C. Kanaan. Unlike dial-a-ride services, Envoy America is door-to-door, and unlike ride sharing, it doesn’t require a smart phone app… Read More

Phoenix Journal

Scottsdale-based senior ride-sharing company Envoy America expands to Tucson

Jan 18, 2017 | 1:46pm MST

Envoy America, a Scottsdale-based ridesharing company, announced Monday that its services are expanding down to Tucson — its second market……
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Innovative ride service for seniors comes to Scottsdale

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Lyft, ‘Envoy America’ partnership expands rideshare benefits for seniors

Phil Benson, AZFamily.com | Oct 10th, 2016

A new partnership between Scottsdale-based Envoy America and ridesharing company Lyft is aimed at increasing the independence of elders who require curb-to-curb transportation….
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Senior transportation service provides relief

Marilyn Hawkes, Jewish News | Nov 30th, 2016

Before 79-year-old Zipora Caplan found out about Envoy America, she and her husband, who is 82 and uses a walker, would call Dial-a-Ride whenever they had to go to a medical appointment. “Sometimes Dial-a-Ride doesn’t come right away and sometimes there’s a wait of two hours. Then we have to take a cab and that’s expensive,” she says. One time….
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Envoy America expands senior ride service to NW Valley

Scottsdale Independent | November 14th, 2015

Envoy America, an innovative ride service for seniors, announced that it is expanding its coverage area to include the Northwest Valley. Envoy America is a ride service offering an alternative to taxi and ride shares for seniors and others who cannot drive…..Read More

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Federation aims to expand senior rides program

LEISAH WOLDOFF, Jewish News | Nov 30th, 2016

Since the Jewish Federation of Greater Phoenix started administering the Jewish Federation Senior Rides Program three months ago, it has become clear how high the demand is for transportation for older adults and the Federation is hoping to raise significant dollars to expand the program…..
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Senior ride-sharing program, Envoy, expands in East Valley

Gilbert Sun News | October 2015 | Page 29

Envoy America is an enhanced rideshare program offering an alternative to taxi and rideshare services for seniors and others who cannot drive. Instead of the standard curbside service of other transportation… Read More

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Senior Ride Service Committed to Safety, Security

McDowell Mountain News | August 2015

Envoy America, a new “door-to-door” transportation model designed specifically for seniors to help them maintain their independence, announced a partnership agreement with Scottsdale-based Reliable Background Screening… Read More

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Senior ride service partners with background screening firm

Scottsdale Independent | July 31st, 2015

Envoy America is an affordable time-based subscription ride service. Envoy America drivers are also companions and helpers. For example, during an outing, the driver may help with errands by carrying groceries or picking items off high or low shelves…. Read More

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Ahwatukee cancer patients can get free rides for treatments

Ahwatukee Foothills News | June 18th, 2016

Cancer patients in Ahwatukee who have trouble getting to their treatments can now get free door-to-door transportation from Envoy America, a senior ride program. Envoy has teamed up with the American Cancer Society to offer rides to patients who don’t own a vehicle…. Read More

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Coming Together Across Cultures to Help Seniors

Jewish Life Arizona | October 2015 | Page 9

For many elderly Americans, giving up or losing their driving privileges can be a frightening proposition. Having no car often feels as if one is losing his or her independence and is solely reliant on others – family, friends or vendors such as taxi drivers and ride-share services…. Read More

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Senior Support

The Record Reporter | October 16th, 2015

It’s like a ride-sharing app, but for seniors. But taking a hint from the number of nascent ride-sharing companies, Andy Beran and K.C. Kanaan are tweaking the business model. Their company, Envoy America, brings drivers to seniors, and much more…..Read More

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Service Offers ‘Freedom’ to Seniors

Jewish Life Arizona | August 19th, 2015

Seniors who no longer want to drive or can no longer drive have a new option to get where they want to go. Envoy America – a subscription-based ride service that provides door-to-door rides and companionship for seniors – was founded in 2012 by Andy Beran and K.C. Kanaan…. Read More

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Company helps provide transportation to seniors

East Valley Tribune | January 17, 2016

As people age, driving can become a scarier and scarier proposition. Eyesight diminishes, reaction times slow and the chances of an accident grow. One East Valley company, though, has a solution to that potential problem….Read More

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Business Provides Transportation, Assistance to Senior Citizens Who No Longer Drive

West Valley View | May 4th, 2016

A business that provides transportation for seniors who need more than a taxi cab ride has expanded its service to the West Valley. The service is for people who no longer drive or do not want to drive and need more personal assistance than a taxi cab can offer….Read More

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