The Wings Foundation is a non-profit organization, formed & managed by American Airlines Flight Attendants. Volunteers administer support to AA Flight Attendants applying for assistance who are in critical need of financial help. Assistance may be available to those experiencing serious illness, injury or disability. It may also include those affected by a disaster or catastrophic event which ultimately causes a major financial hardship.

The Wings Foundation offers justified & verifiable assistance that is strictly governed according to well defined guidelines. We observe all Local, State & Federal laws which apply to non-profit organizations as defined in Section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code.

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A message from the Wings Foundation President, Kazumi Chapa, in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Here are Testimonials from a few of our Recipients who have received assistance from the Wings Foundation thanks to the support of their fellow Flight Attendants as well as the generous donations to our cause.

Since 2005, Wings Foundation has given out

$10,482,972 in assistance grants

*this total does not include 2020 grants

“First of all, thank you so much for your help! I had to have a surgery and be out for 8 weeks. I am single and have a mortgage and bills to pay with 1 child in college. Wing Foundation helped me to keep all my payments on time and I did not have to worry about money while I was in bed rest recovering. The process was very easy, but involving a lot of paperwork to make sure the fund is used to the legit candidates. I will continue to donate and support Wings Foundation for my AA family!”


Thank you again!


Yoko Sato Schlueter

WINGS Assistance


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