Return to mobile version

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.

Read more about Chris Greicius
Wish kid Noella

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.

Earth

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.

You might also be interested in ...

Latest Status Update

  • Help us grant the next wish at wish.org/300kwishes #300kWishes

Latest Tweet

  • Amazing outpouring of love for Wish Kid, Brock! 🎃https://t.co/wAseO3gd4a
Make-A-Wish® Maine
477 Congress Street
Suite M1
Portland, ME 04101
(207) 221-2306
Toll Free (800) 491-3171