Jake and FredbirdThrough Wings, our in-home Pediatric Palliative Care Program, children with a life-limiting illness receive extraordinary hospice care -- and their families receive extraordinary support. The program meets a range of physical, emotional and spiritual needs.

Wings pediatric hospice provides nurturing and supportive services in the home to improve quality of life for both the patient and the family. Children continue to receive their prescribed medical treatment with a focus on relieving symptoms and managing pain. Wings transitions the child to the home setting after prolonged hospital care, coordinates care for the child at home and supports the family after the child's death.

Learn more about Wings: Pediatric Palliative Care and Hospice.


A small gift of your time can make a big impression on someone's heart when you volunteer for Wings pediatric hospice. Volunteers provide indispensable support to patients and their families. Volunteers are needed for a variety of positions, including bereavement camp volunteers. How much time you volunteer is your choice, and you are guided each step of the way with ongoing training.

Learn more about volunteer opportunities.

Why Choose Us?

St. Louis Children’s Hospital is consistently ranked among the nation’s best pediatric hospitals by U.S. News & World Report, the most comprehensive source of quality-related information on U.S. pediatric hospitals. We follow one simple mission – to do what’s right for kids. That mission comes to life through medical discovery, innovative therapies and compassionate care.

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We offer world-class care to children thanks in part to generous gifts from hundreds of people who have joined us in making health care better for all children. This philanthropic support enables us to fulfill our mission to do what's right for kids.

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