Young Wishmakers of Wisconsin

Change the World...One magical wish at a time. 

You can grant life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses by joining Make-A-Wish®  Wisconsin’s Young Wishmakers of Wisconsin. We’re seeking dynamic young professionals with diverse interests, backgrounds and professions who are passionate about being active and philanthropic members of their community. 

As a Young Wishmakers of Wisconsin member, you will: 

  • Engage with new people and make important connections 
  • Serve as a Make-A-Wish advocate and ambassador at events 
  • Contribute your unique skills & knowledge to a global brand 
  • Improve your public speaking skills 
  • Bring hope, strength and joy to Wisconsin children in need 

Young Wishmakers of Wisconsin 
Come for the Connection. Stay for the Cause. 

If you would like to join, just fill out the  Young Wishmakers of Wisconsin Online Form  or download the  YWOW Application  and return it to Andrea Hug. 

If you or someone you know would be a good fit for this program, please contact Andrea Hug at 414.763.0472 or  [email protected]  for more information or to make a referral. 

Upcoming Events 

Quarantine Christmas:  Sunday, December 13th - Enjoy a five minute, virtual one-on-one visit with Santa Claus. This unique experience will allow your child to talk about what they'd like for Christmas with Santa Claus. All tickets come with a Make-A-Wish Goody Bag filled with a "Santa's Nice List' Certificate, hot cocoa and more fun additions... more


If you’re interested in sponsoring an event please contact Andrea Hug at  [email protected]  for information on how you can become a sponsor of the events our young professionals group organizes to benefit Make-A-Wish Wisconsin.  

Previous events 

Cheers for Wishes 2019:  The evening featured a variety of tasting stations, live entertainment, stock your bar, interactive entertainment.  View photos on Flickr

Big Bash for Kids 2019: Kids enjoyed playing in the bounce houses, face painting, arts and crafts, music and other entertainment.  View photos on Flickr

Wear White for Wishes: Click  here to view all the photos from this fantastic evening that was held September, 2018. 



Christine Lebiecki 
Marquette University 


Wes Warne
Milwaukee Bucks 

Financial Development Director

Jill DeWitt 

Member Communications Director

Ashley Frank 
Merrill Lynch 

Committee Chairs 

Member Chair

Danielle Fadel   
Davis and Kuelthau
Attorneys at Law

YP Event Chair

Alexa Campbell  
Wells Fargo 

Family Event Chair

Melissa Theisen
Badger Mutual Insurance Company


Other Members Are Employed at Companies Such As: 

AG Realty Group - Keller Williams Realty 

Associated Bank 



BMO Harris Bank 

Godfrey & Kahn 

Green Bay Packers 

Marquette University 

Merrill Lynch 


Milwaukee Bucks 

Milwaukee World Festival, Inc. 




Wells Fargo