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
Eva, 3

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.

Wish Stories

I Wish To Be A Model

I Wish To Be A Model

Upon waking up from one of the chemo sessions, Elisa commented to her mother: “I already know what my wish is! I want to be a model and walk the catwalk!”.

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I wish to be an army officer

I wish to be an army officer

Samuel’s greatest wish was to become an officer in the Colombian army. Samuel had a day full of joy and meaning as he got to don his own military uniform!

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We are Make-A-Wish International, a child charity and foundation that helps to grant wishes for children with critical illnesses, with your donation to our sick children we can help more of them to have better lives. Also you can help and save lives and ensure that these sick children also experience the childhood they deserve.