President & CEO
Chief Financial Officer
Michael Scott Smith
Chief Operating Officer
Chief Development Officer
Director of Mission Integration
Board of Directors
Leslie Starr Keating
Jamil N. Alibhai
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.
We are currently seeking an experienced a Philanthropic Advisor (Major Gifts Officer) to join our team in our Fort Worth, TX, location and a Philanthropic Advisor (Major Gifts Officer) to join our team in our El Paso, TX, location. Review the job description here:Fort Worth Philanthropic Advisor.pdf El Paso Philanthropic Advisor.pdf
View our 2020-2021 internship opportunities.
Managing Our Funds
Make-A-Wish North Texas 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 independently audited by CliftonLarsonAllen.
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 North Texas spent 65% of every dollar on wish granting and related program expenses. Only 13% of every dollar was spent on management and general costs and 22% was allocated to fundraising. For full financial details please review our most recent documents below.
To view archived financial documents (FY14-FY18), please click here.
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Make-A-Wish® North Texas
Addison, TX 75001
Make-A-Wish® North Texas, Northeast Regional Office
Tyler, TX 75711
Make-A-Wish® North Texas, Southwest Regional Office
Fort Worth, TX 76109
Make-A-Wish® North Texas, Midland Office
Suite 100 PMB 10
Midland, TX 79707
Make-A-Wish® North Texas, El Paso Regional Office
El Paso, TX 79901
Make-A-Wish® North Texas, Amarillo Regional Office
Amarillo, TX 79109
Make-A-Wish® North Texas, Lubbock Regional Office
Lubbock, TX 79424