Pilots For Kids is an international
organization dedicated to helping hospitalized children.
Founded in 1983 by airline crewmembers, the non-profit organization's
primary activity is visiting children's hospitals and bringing
toys and other needed items to each child. Pilots For Kids
members include major, national and regional airline crewmembers,
corporate, military and private pilots along with aviation
The uniformed crewmembers meet at the children's facilities
with their arms full of toys and goodies for the kids. The
delight in the children's eyes cannot be explained in words
as they see the pilots and flight attendants, wearing their
stripes and wings, coming down the hallways to visit them.
Each year, generous donations are made to purchase thousands
of toys and other items for
children’s hospitals and other facilities. Pilots For
Kids groups have visited children’s hospitals,
orphanages, halfway houses, shelters, and other facilities
in cities throughout the United States and in other areas, including
Anchorage, Hawaii, the Caribbean, Guam, Tokyo and
One hundred percent of our collected
donations go exclusively to benefit the children. Some of our purchases have included medical equipment,
wheelchairs and computers for needy hospitals.
If you would like to become a Pilots for Kids member and support our organization, click here to join us.