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When we first meet a wish kid, we ask, “If you could go anywhere, have anything, be anything or meet anyone, what would it be?” When a child answers this question, a wish is born.

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Wish Stories

Make-A-Wish has many stories to tell -- stories of special kids and their families enjoying life-changing experiences full of hope, strength and joy.

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Wish Impact and Facts

Find out about the wish experience and the impact it has on our wish kids and their families.


Wish Photo Gallery

Photos are worth a thousand words. View these priceless photos of some of our wish kids enjoying their once-in-a-lifetime wish experience.


Wish Art Gallery

When we meet a wish kid, we ask them to design a creative drawing of their most heartfelt wish.


Have you had a Make-A-Wish® experience?

Share your personal recollections about a Make-A-Wish® experience.

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Then and Now Wishes

Read about past wish kids and what they're doing now.

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