Honorary Council

John Danforth

John Danforth

Former U.S. Senator
& Humanitarian

“The children of the world are our future. The children of Africa, South Africa, in every populated and forgotten place on earth. Assisting them is my most satisfying purpose.”

Elizabeth Dole

Elizabeth Dole

Former U.S. Senator
Former President, American Red Cross

“Your soul can fly no higher than when you have worked to help a child.”

Carl Edwards

Carl Edwards

Professional Stock Car Driver, retired
Harrison Ford

Harrison Ford

Actor & Pilot

“Our future, all of us, will be determined by the clamoring of those who have no hope in their lives. By sharing what we have, we can change their future, and subsequently, ours.”

Barrington Irving

Barrington Irving

Pioneer Pilot
Founder, Experience Aviation
DRa. Sherrill Kazan

DRa. Sherrill Kazan

Chairperson, President, World Council of Peoples for the United Nations

“Mankind continually prays for redemption; with Wings of Hope redemption comes one child at a time.”

General Colin L. Powell

General Colin L. Powell

Former Chairman of the
Joint Chiefs of Staff
Former Secretary of State

“Making the world a better place is not easy work. Organizations like Wings of Hope allow us all to do our part.”

Justin Cardinal Rigali

His Eminence Justin Cardinal Rigali

Archbishop Emeritus of Philadelphia

“Wings of Hope works at the heart of social problems in the most forlorn places on earth. I am pleased to assist them.”

Kurt Russel

Kurt Russel

Actor & Pilot

“When you change the world for one child, you have altered the future for all of mankind.”

Lt. Gen. Tom Stafford

Lt. Gen. Tom Stafford

Former Astronaut

“Sadness and desolation know no color, race, culture or political boundaries – neither does the job of humanity.”

Patty Wagstaff

Patty Wagstaff

Aerobatic National Champion Pilot

“We are not just passive spectators in life. We have a responsibility to help the things we love.”

Brig. Gen. Chuck Yeager

Brig. Gen. Chuck Yeager

Legendary Test Pilot, Author

“When a child needlessly dies in some forgotten corner of the planet, you and I may not even notice it. But God does, and he’d like us to do something about it.”

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