Give hope for children with critical illnesses
by granting life-changing wishes
I wish to have a tea time in a castle like a princess with my mommy
Make-A-Wish® creates life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses. We seek to bring every eligible child’s wish to life because every child deserves a childhood. Make-A-Wish has become the world’s leading children’s wish-granting organization, serving children in 50 countries worldwide. Together, generous donors, supporters, staff and more than 30,000 volunteers unite to deliver hope to wish kids and their families when they need it most. Please join us by making your donation to help us grant more life-changing wishes come true!
40 international affiliates grant wishes for children in 50 countries, on 6 continents.
For every wish we grant, 32 more children with critical illnesses need your financial support to grant wishes
97% of wish parents report an improvement of the wish child’s emotional health
A Wish is Hope, Donate Now to Help
“It isn’t always necessary to cure in order to heal.”
Wishes make the impossible, possible – helping children replace fear with confidence, sadness with joy and anxiety with hope.
Make-A-Wish helps to grant wishes for children with critical illnesses, we believe that a wish has a long-lasting impact on the life of a child.
A wish begins with hope, hope begins with you.
I Wish To Build Sandcastles At The Beach
Thalisson is a shy little boy from west-central Brazil who, during his treatment for lymphoma, began dreaming of a trip to the beach to build sandcastles.
I Wish To Dance With Prince Charming
12-year-old Sofia was born with Rett syndrome, but her condition does not stop her from dreaming. Sofia just loves fairy tales and the company of others.
I Wish To Be A Penguin Expert
After extensive treatments, including surgery and chemotherapy, it was time for 7-year-old Darren’s wish to come true with a trip to Singapore zoo!