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.
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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 Amelia

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 Angel

Volunteers are the backbone of making wishes come true   

Whether delivering gifts or helping a child determine a heartfelt wish, your time and talents as a volunteer can transform a child’s life. 

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Corporate sponsors transform lives   

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

Dressed in gray pajamas covered with multi-colored dinosaurs, a 4-year-old child pretends to be a dinosaur roaring. In the background is a playroom, with a shelf full of toys and dinosaur images on the walls.

Kids For Wish Kids®

The Kids For Wish Kids program engages students, schools and youth organizations in philanthropy and service activities in partnership with Make-A-Wish.

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Wishmakers On Campus®

Wishmakers on Campus empowers the collegiate community throughout Missouri & Kansas to help fund life-changing wishes for local children fighting critical illnesses.

Volunteers in Instagram photo at the Walk for Wishes event

Young Professionals

Are you between 24-39 and looking for a great cause to rally behind? Check out our YP opportunities! 

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There are many other ways to support

Whether you donate airline miles, attend an event or establish a charitable giving plan – there are so many ways you can transform kids' lives.