Community Events

Join an Event 

Check out our calendar of upcoming events and join us in person (or virtually!) to help grant wishes in your community.  

Organize Your Own Event or Activity

When it comes to raising funds for Make-A-Wish® Metro New York and Western New York, the only limit is your imagination.  

 Would you like to host a fundraiser to help grant wishes for local children with critical medical conditions? If you’ve got a fundraising idea, let us help you make it happen!  

 Some of the unique fundraising events that have been created to support Make-A-Wish® include polar bear plunges, bowling tournaments, virtual workout classes, cooking classes and many others!  

If you live in the Metro New York area and would like to organize your own fundraiser, please contact Caroline Ver Planck at [email protected] or 929-388-1977.  

If you live in the Buffalo area and would like to organize your own fundraiser, please contact Mary Hazel at [email protected] or 716-268-8907. 

If you live in the Rochester area and would like to organize your own fundraiser, please contact Donna Auria at [email protected] or 585-213-5061. 

We are so grateful for your interest!