U.S. Medical Relief & Air Transport (MAT) Program
What We Do
To request a Medical Air Transport, please fill out the MAT Flight Request Form or call us at (636) 537-1302
Who We Serve
Who Makes It Happen
“I am passionate about flying and helping people. Volunteering at Wings of Hope is a perfect opportunity for both.” – Jack Taylor, MAT pilot
Meet Some of Our Patients
We fly Mason to St. Louis Children’s Hospital for treatment of a difficult and regressive case of clubfoot. Mason is on well on his way to walking brace free – and when he grows up, he wants to fly for Wings of Hope!
“All this has been so very overwhelming to us and your help has been so great. I don’t know if I could survive without your help!” Mason’s mom, Carla
Gracin was born with one leg shorter than the other. We fly her from central Kansas to St. Louis Shriners for bone lengthening. Gracin spends four hours a day doing physical therapy. Her mom, Traci, says she “couldn’t imagine adding 16 hours driving to that routine every two weeks.” When asked what Wings of Hope means to her, Traci says, “There are no words.”
Born premature and with mild cerebral palsy, Elizabeth spent the first five years of her life pulling herself around using her forearms, aka doing the “military crawl.” We flew Elizabeth from rural Kansas to St. Louis Shriners Hospital for major surgery – and continue to fly her for post-op treatments. Now, she is walking with a walker!