Wings Foundation provides financial grants to American Airlines flight attendants who are in critical need of financial assistance due to illness, injury, or disability; or who sustain damage to their primary residence by a natural disaster or catastrophic event.


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.


 Read the December, 2020  
Issue of the Wings E-News 

President: Kazumi Chapa (DFW)
Vice President: Anne Elfant (LGA)
Treasurer:  Roberto Jimenez-Curiel (DFW)   Secretary: Mary Jo Brown (DFW)
Wings Ad-Hoc: Lo Cruzan (LGA)

Wings Foundation Officers



As you can imagine, being a Kiwi is great fun.
But we're serious too, serious about helping others.

The Kiwi Club has been involved in endeavors, both locally and nationally, for charities since beginning in 1952.

The WINGS Foundation was organized to provide urgent and critical financial support to American Airlines flight attendants who find themselves in need due to illness or tragic circumstance.  In many cases, recipients of Wings assistance have used funds for such basic needs as food, housing, and medicine.

In 1996, The Kiwi Club chose to support the Wings Foundation as its National Endeavor
Almost $600,000.00 has been donated to Wings, as of May 1, 2020.

Because of the background of our membership, our relationship with Wings is a special one. 

Through its involvement with Wings, The Kiwi Club is making a positive difference in the lives of many. We are proud to assist this organization. It is administered by American Airlines flight attendant volunteers and virtually all proceeds are distributed to those in need - a remarkable achievement.

We are united in our efforts to support American Airlines flight attendants through our involvement with the Wings Foundation.

The National Endeavor Coordinator
the Past President of the Kiwi Club:
Kathy Poppenberg Kridel

The WINGS~Kiwi Liaison
Sam Gooch

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