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As a whole, Make-A-Wish® granted nearly 14,000 wishes last year alone – each one a life-affirming testament to hope, inspiration, and resilience. Wishes strengthen wish kids and their families, rally communities together, and change the lives of everyone involved. Experience the stories of those who know firsthand the power of a wish-come-true.

Keyla with wish granters at her send off party

Wish Stories

Make-A-Wish® grants a wish, on average every 38 minutes, to a child with a life threatening medical conditions. Wishes come in all shapes and sizes. Some are heartfelt or jaw-dropping, funny or tear-jerkers. Enjoy the journey.

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Wish kid Nyiah

Wish Impact & Facts

Learn about the impacts wishes have for Make-A-Wish® kids, families and everyone else involved.

Share Your Wish Story

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

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

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