Wings of Hope changes and saves lives through the power of aviation.


We envision a world in which all people have access to the resources they need to create a better life.

U.S. Medical Transport

Wings of Hope pilot and nurse posing with a baby boy and his father in front of a M.A.T. plane.

Based in St. Louis, MO – the Medical Relief & Air Transport (MAT) program serves patients throughout the Midwest. Learn more about how the MAT program delivers hope to those who need it the most.

Global Programs

Pilot flying over the Nicaraguan rainforest.

Wings of Hope has been making a lasting and positive impact on the international community for over 50 years. Find out more about how we support Health, Education, Economic Opportunity, and Food Security.

Wings of Hope's Young Ambassadors washing an airplane.


Cover of the Wings of Hope newsletter, called Lift.


Bret Heinrich speaking at the Gala.


Airplane donor posing in front of his plane.


Meet our supporters on the Honorary Council

The Wings of Hope Honorary Council is made up of established professionals, pilots, pioneers, celebrities and, most importantly, humanitarians.

Learn more about our Honorary Council.

Community Support

Members of the Young Ambassadors posing after a meeting.
Young Ambassadors logo.

The Young Ambassadors

Our Young Ambassadors program supports the international projects of Wings of Hope through social, educational and fundraising events. Our mission is to engage, empower and inspire young professionals. LEARN MORE…

Champions for Kids logo.
Mother and two daughters posing in front of a M.A.T. plane.

Champions for Kids

Champions for Kids are corporations, businesses, organizations, or individuals interested in making a substantial and lasting impact on the lives of those we serve through our Medical Relief & Air Transport Program. LEARN MORE …

Pilot posing beside a M.A.T. Seneca plane.
1977 Cessna 150M raffle plane.

Airplane Raffle

White and green airplane.

Airplanes for Sale

Order of the Aviator medallion.

Donate Your Airplane