Make-A-Wish® is able to fulfill its mission because of its volunteers.
Each year, nearly 28,000 volunteers contribute to our mission of granting wishes.
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When volunteer wish-granter Cindy Sampson visits a wish family, she has an understanding for everything the family is facing. That’s because she’s been there before.
Like many modern relationships, Judith Gardner’s started on the Internet. But in this case, her suitor was Make-A-Wish®.
A grinning 9-year-old named Timmy rushed into his grandma’s arms and exclaimed that Make-A-Wish® was going to send him to the Walt Disney World® Resort to meet Goofy, his favorite character.
All Korde expected was a tour of the General Motors Fairfax plant in Kansas City, Kan., and a chance to meet the auto workers restoring his 1983 El Camino. By day’s end, he'd done much more.
You’ll have to forgive Matt Terry if he had an early moment of doubt. He’d barely left the garage as a Make-A-Wish® volunteer when he felt a thunk in his wish-granting engine.
Shortly after Traci Walton started granting wishes for Make-A-Wish® Atlanta, she learned first-hand what every wish kid experiences: the anxiety when a doctor delivers the diagnosis, the seemingly endless treatments, the uncertainty.
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