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One Epic Flight to Launch Hundreds of Others

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Meet the Give Hope Wings Crew

  • Dave McElroy

    Dave learned to fly in Cranbrook in the heart of the Canadian Rockies and has flown more than 3300 hours in 29 different aircraft types. In 2014 Dave flew a Piper Comanche around the world, raising more than $150,000 for two charities: SickKids Foundation of Toronto and Scotland’s Charity Air Ambulance of Perth, Scotland. In 2015 the Royal Aero Club in London awarded him the Norton Griffiths Challenge Trophy. Learn More
     
  • Russell Airey

    Russ completed his private pilot license at age 40 and holds several other pilot ratings including IFR and Floatplane endorsements. Some of his most memorable flying moments have been while “paying it forward" and "paying it back." He has participated in several flights where pilots give their time and aircraft to fly kids who would not otherwise have the opportunity to experience the wonder of flight in a small aircraft. Learn More
     
  • Harold Fast

    A seasoned pilot with over 3200 hours, Harold will act as co-pilot on Russ’s RV9A. Harold regularly uses his aircraft to generate funds for good causes, especially MS and Cancer research. He is excited about the upcoming Give Hope Wings flight which will afford him with the opportunity to step up his planning and navigation skills, while raising significant funds for Hope Air. Learn More
     

Our Title Sponsor

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The crew of Give Hope Wings is delighted to announce that First Choice Haircutters has joined its mission for Hope Air as TITLE SPONSOR. Read the announcement here.

Contact Us

The Give Hope Wings crew is actively engaged in all aspects of the flight and sponsorship activities. Contact any member of our team with questions about the flight or sponsoring/donating.

Give Hope Wings Mission

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Give Hope Wings is flying to raise $500,000 in support of Hope Air and its noble cause of helping Canadians fly to the medical care they need. Learn More

Profiles of Hope

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Hope Air's Clients are the focus and source of inspiration for all they do. Read three of their stories here.

Sponsorship Opportunities

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Give Hope Wings and Hope Air will recognize our valued sponsors - both corporate and individual - who donate to this worthy cause. Learn more about Sponsorship Opportunities

Our Sponsors & Donors

A Big Thank You ...

We thank those who have already donated to this worthy cause.

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Our Individual Donors