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The Make-A-Wish Story

Christopher, age 7, smiling in his official police uniform.

How it all started

Chris, 7, was diagnosed with leukemia. More than anything else, he wished to be a police officer. Caring people in his community granted his wish ... and set in motion a phenomenon that would create an unprecedented kind of charity.

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How We Grant Wishes

There are four steps to granting a wish. Each step builds on the next and creates amazing experiences that delight wish kids and their families.

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Local & Global Structure

Make-A-Wish® is one united family, but also a collection of independently chartered nonprofits committed to a shared vision and mission.

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Latest Status Update

  • A huge thank you to Portland Maine Police Department Chief Michael Sauschuck for all the amazing work he’s done for Make-A-Wish Maine over the years! We wish you the best of luck in your future endeavors!

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  • What an amazing video of Alice’s Wish Day! Thank you @sfiprogram! https://t.co/qSIeA77Nvw
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