Ways to Help Us

Thanks to passionate supporters like you, Make-A-Wish shines a light of hope for children fighting critical illnesses when they need it most. Together, we create life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses during their darkest days. Whether you are an individual donor, corporate sponsor, fundraising advocate or volunteer, your generous support transforms lives, one wish at a time. 
Child in front of Macy's ornaments

Be the reason for the season and give the gift of a wish.

Learn all of the ways you can help bring the joy and hope back to a child's life during the holidays.

Wish Kid Sammie in her wheelchair at Walk for Wishes

Fundraising empowers you to make a greater impact 

Whether it’s through athletic events, lemonade stands or birthday fundraisers, passionate supporters rally their networks to grant wishes in their communities. 

Wish kid Maren becomes a mermaid

There are many other ways to support

Whether you donate airline miles, gifts in-kind or establish a charitable giving plan – there are so many ways you can transform kids' lives. 

A Make-A-Wish Office Volunteer poses at his desk

Volunteers are the backbone of making wishes come true 

They are at the airport greeting a wish family, delivering gifts or helping a child determine a heartfelt wish. Share your time and talents as a volunteer and transform a child’s life. 

Wish Kid drops wishes down our wishing well

Your monthly gift helps grant wishes all year long

You can become a monthly giving donor and make a big difference for local children – transforming lives, one wish at a time – every month of the year. 

Wish Kid Ethan running through a crowd of onlookers

Community Supporters transform lives

Our generous local community supporters help grant life-changing wishes through innovative and customized partnership programs. Learn how your company can make a difference today!