Our Chapter

Our Staff

Our Board

DJ Campbell

Chair

Mandan

Vanessa Lystad

Vice Chair

Fargo

Josh Herbold

Treasurer

Fargo

Eric Lunn, M.D

Secretary

Grand Forks

Careers

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. 

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Managing Our Funds

Make-A-Wish North Dakota proudly manages and safeguards the generous contributions of individual donors, corporations and other organizations. We finance our endeavors through corporate sponsorships, special events, foundation grants and personal contributions. However, we do not solicit funds by telephone via telemarketers 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.

We take our responsibility for the monies entrusted to our cause very seriously and are pleased to confirm that according to the fiscal year 2019 audit results, Make-A-Wish North Dakota spent 73% of every dollar on wish granting and related program expenses. Only 10% of every dollar was spent on management and general costs and 17% was allocated to fundraising.

Our financial statements are audited locally by CliftonLarsonAllen LLP and our IRS Form 990 is prepared by DeloitteFor more in depth information, please view our most recent audit and 990. To request additional information, please contact President and CEO, Billi Jo Zielinski.

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