Yara El-Sayed Guest
President & CEO
Director of Finance
Director of Development
Development Coordinator - Louisiana
Senior Director of Program Services
Director of Program Services
Our Board of Directors & Advisors
Chairman, Board Development Committee Chair
Secretary, Compliance Committee Chair
Charles A. Giraud III
Investment Committee Chair
Program Committee Chair
Managing Our Funds
Make-A-Wish Texas Gulf Coast and Louisiana 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 audited locally by CliftonLarsonAllen LLP.
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 2018 audit results, Make-A-Wish Texas Gulf Coast and Louisiana spent 93 cents of every dollar on wish granting and related program expenses. Only 7 cents of every dollar was spent on administration and fundraising costs. For full financial details please review our most recent 990 form and FY19 Audited Financial Statement.
We are proud to be a BBB Accredited Charity Seal Holder, having met all 20 BBB Standards for Charity Accountability and received a 4 star rating from Charity Navigator.
In the News & Blogs
Newspaper and magazine articles, blogs and other media often tell stories about wishes.
Fill out this short form and our Communications team will respond as soon as possible.
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.
Currently there are no openings available.
Make-A-Wish® Texas Gulf Coast & Louisiana
Stafford, TX 77477
Make-A-Wish® Texas Gulf Coast & Louisiana, Louisiana Office
Metairie, LA 70002