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Welcome to Wings & Wishes

WHO WE ARE

Wings & Wishes is a not-for-profit organization governed by volunteer trustees. We are dedicated to transporting critically ill children to receive the life-saving medical treatment they need.

The program is funded primarily through donations and is supported by many individuals, organizations and volunteers in South Africa. As word of the program spreads, requests for flights and bus tickets are a daily occurrence and we are now assisting at least one child a day.

WHAT WE DO 

Every day, children are diagnosed with life threatening illnesses. Help is often available at specialized government hospitals, but for many children the treatment they so desperately need is out of reach because transport is either not affordable or readily available. Wings & Wishes provides transport opportunities (flight or road) to a suitable medical facility for these critically ill children. 

10,662

Travel requests to transport critically
ill children since 2006

8,260

Flights sponsored
since 2006

2,340

Bus tickets sponsored
since 2006

How can you help?

Money

Money

Your donation of funds towards travel costs and essential provisions will make a significant difference in the lives of these children and their families.

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Mercy

Mercy Packs

Wings & Wishes provides basic essentials for the children whilst in hospital. Donations towards the Mercy Packs are gratefully received.

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Aeroplane

Miles

Donate a minimum of 32,000 voyager miles to fund a flight for a child (with an accompanying adult) to receive life saving treatment at a medical centre across SA.

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Meet Carlo

Diagnosed with Central Hypertonia

Carlo spends his morning at Aurora rehabilitation centre in Port Elizabeth. He suffers primarily with severe reflux, cerebal palsy, oesophagitis and aspiration pneumonia and underwent an operation last week at the Christiaan Barnard Hospital in Cape Town. His blood pressure has to be check...

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Carlo

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We would like to thank our current supporters for their generous support. With your help we have given wings to many critically ill children.

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