Our Chapter 

About Us 

For three and a half decades, we have partnered with thousands of volunteers, donors and medical professionals in our community to grant more than 7,500 wishes to children with critical illnesses. Learn more about the behind-the-scenes from the people who make it happen to our finances to joining our team by scrolling below! 

Our People

Many different leaders make our work possible. Learn more about the people who make wishes possible!  

Media Center

In the News and Blogs
Newspaper and magazine articles, blogs and other media often tell inspiring stories about wishes. Have a story idea or question? Let's work together! Please contact Jeannette Tarcha at 206.623.5338.  

Media Requests 
Fill out this short form and our Communications team will respond as soon as possible. 

Careers & Internships

Make-A-Wish Staff and Interns

Join our team!  

At Make-A-Wish, we are more than a great place to work — our work is life-changing! We are fueled and guided by our core values of inclusion, joy, excellence, integrity and collaboration. These values were inspired by the people we work with and the life-changing work we do, every day. 

We are always on the lookout for great talent who share in our passion. If you are interested in a career or internship with Make-A-Wish, bookmark this page and visit frequently.  

Employment Opportunities: There are currently no job openings but check back frequently to stay up to date on our employment opportunities!

Internships: From accounting to marketing to special events and wish-granting, our unpaid internships provide students with a valuable on-the-job experience that is sure to enhance your resume. To apply for an internship, please send your resume and cover letter to the Volunteer Manager.  

Managing Our Funds

Make-A-Wish Alaska and Washington raise funds to support our mission through corporate sponsorships, special events, foundation grants and individual contributions. However, we do not solicit funds by telephone and receive no federal or state funding. As a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization, all contributions are deductible to the extent permitted by law. Our financial statements are audited locally by CliftonLarsonAllen LLP. 

We are proud to be a BBB Accredited Charity Seal Holder, having met all 20 BBB Standards for Charity Accountability, and continue to receive high marks from charity watchdog groups. For questions about our financials, please contact Melissa Arias at [email protected]

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Wish Family Satisfaction Survey Results

We are dedicated to providing our wish families with an exceptional experience. In an effort to help us continue to learn, grow, and improve our program, we ask wish families for their feedback upon the completion of their wish via a survey. Each survey is reviewed by our program team and used to help refine our program services.

FY20 Wish Family Survey Results.pdf

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