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CHESTERFIELD, MO ( KTVI) ---It's the largest volunteer charity in the Midwest. Wings of Hope main mission is to implement humanitarian programs for a more peaceful world. The organization was  nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize two  consecutive years in 2011 and 2012. The organization continues to work to achieve hope, healing and peace.
Wings of Hope is  a recognized international resource . Implementing poverty reduction strategies for a defined region. Making a difference in the lives of people, where there are wings there is hope! It's the only free  medical relief and air transport program in the United States. The organization is  based in St. Louis  Missouri. Volunteers mend the hearts of the profoundly poor with medical, educational and community development programs.

Organizers say Wings of Hope do incredible work in far corners of the globe and extend a hand of human kindness to people who desperately need help. For that simple reason they believe their work truly changes the world.   The all volunteer charity works in 46 countries at 155 locations. Wings of Hope airlifts  the poorest of the poor to hospitals. Sick children and their families are given a future. Providing resources to change the future.