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Our Board

Michelle Wilson

Board Chair

Former Co-President, WWE

Tracey Yurko

Vice Chair

Chief Legal Officer, Bridgewater Associates, LP

William Feher


Chief Financial Officer, Emerging Risk LLC and Consumers Petroleum of CT

Tara Carraro


Executive Vice President & Chief Corporate Affairs Officer, Nestlé Waters North America

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Managing Our Funds

Make-A-Wish Connecticut finances endeavors 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 by CliftonLarsonAllen LLP. 

At Make-A-Wish, we take our responsibility for the monies donated to our cause very seriously and are pleased to confirm that according to the fiscal year 2019 audit results, Make-A-Wish Foundation Connecticut spent 74% of every dollar on wish granting and related program expenses. Only 8% of every dollar was spent on management and general costs and 18% was allocated to fundraising. For full financial details please review our most recent FY19 Audited Financial Statements, FY19 Impact Report or our latest 990.  

FY19 Audited Financial Statements FY19 Form 990

We are proud to be a BBB Connecticut Accredited Charity Seal Holder, having met all 20 BBB Standards for Charity Accountability. 

Careers & Internships

At Make-A-Wish, we are more than a great place to work — our work is life-changing. We are an inclusive and diverse group of people who, through a mosaic of backgrounds, thought and experiences, are united in purposeful work. We are fueled and guided by our values — values that are represented in the inspired 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. Currently we don't have any open positions. If you are interested in an internship with us, check out our Internship Page.

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