Pilot International

International Projects

Outstanding Pilot International projects have included:

  • Donating an ambulance to the Red Cross for use in England during WW II (1940)
  • Adopting a five-year project to rebuild the war-torn French village of Vimoutiers, Orne, France, which was accidentally bombed by allied troops (1949)
  • Feeding 80,000 hungry Alaskan and Japanese citizens through the “Meals for Millions” program (1959)
  • Sponsoring Project HOPE by equipping and maintaining the medical ship’s pediatric ward (1965-66)
  • Contributing $10,000 to establish cancer research laboratories at the Salk Institute (1967-68)
  • Establishing elementary schools in Guatemala (1968)
  • Contributing $200,000 within a two-year period to the United Cerebral Palsy Association (1985-87)
  • Founding Project: WOMANPOWER, a joint CARE/Pilot project which provided financial aid to cottage industries owned by women in Peru (1987-1992)
  • Contributing nearly $240,000 within a two-year period to pediatric AIDS research at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee (1988-1990)
  • Clean the World
  • No Child Hungry