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Our Chapter

Our People

Other People (Board, etc.)

Tim McGill


McGill Restoration

Carrie Weber

Vice Chairman

Ameritas, Lincoln

Brian Pierce


Great Western Bank

Brian Ketcham


Lindsay Corp.

David Kirkwood

Past Chairman


Mike Abramson

Frankel Zacharia

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. If you are interested in a career or internship with Make-A-Wish, check out our current open positions

Managing Our Funds

Make-A-Wish® Nebraska 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.  

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 of Nebraska spent 82% of every dollar on wish granting and related program expenses. Only 8% of every dollar was spent on management and general costs and 10% was allocated to fundraising.  

For full financial details please review our most recent FY19 audit, FY19 Annual Report or our FY18 Form 990

If you would like a printed version please contact Linda Hogrefe. 

We are proud that Make-A-Wish Nebraska once again holds a 4-Star Rating on Charity Navigator

Make-A-Wish Nebraska is proud to be recognized as a 4-star charity by Charity Navigator, America's premier independent charity evaluator. Charity Navigator works to advance a more efficient and responsive philanthropic marketplace by evaluating the financial health of America's largest charities. 

Make-A-Wish Nebraska once again received a rating of Exceptional, meaning we exceed industry standards and outperform most charities in our Cause. We are proud to announce we have earned Charity Navigator’s 8th consecutive 4-star rating.

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Media Contact: 

Emily Marston 
Marketing and Events Manager 
1005 S. 107th Ave., Ste. 102, Omaha, NE 68114 
Phone: 402-333-8999 ex. 2805 
Fax: 402-333-8228 
[email protected] 

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