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Make-A-Wish America
“It was a memory he would cherish forever...” Photo: Maximillian Schell
Luke, 8 acute lymphoid leukemia

I wish to meet sea turtles at the beach

Start a Fundraiser

Create a personal fundraising page and help grant wishes

Rally the support of your friends, family, coworkers and social networks to help make children’s wishes come true! Create and share a fundraising page in honor of a special person, occasion or event with our easy-to-use tools.

Join a network of Make-A-Wish supporters who have raised millions to help grant wishes to children with life-threatening medical conditions. The money you raise can support wish children locally, nationally or internationally the choice is yours.

A wish experience can truly change a child’s life, and so can you. Start your personal fundraising page today.

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Serving children outside the United States.

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When wish kids are granted a wish, they get more than just a great experience for a day, two days, or a week. That experience improves the quality of life for them and their entire family.

How It Works

Start your fundraiser

Page ideas can include celebrating your birthday, asking for donations instead of holiday gifts, running a race or honoring a loved one.

Personalize your fundraising page

Customize your personal page and share your fundraiser through email, Facebook, Twitter, and other social media sites.

Raise money and help grant wishes

Inspire others to support Make-A-Wish and watch as you get closer to your fundraising goal.


Total Impact of fundraising

48 participants
$3,853.00 raised

Top individual fundraisers

  1 -  $500 Michael La Pietra ($590.00)
  2 -  $250 Karen Rakshys ($400.00)
  3 -  $250 Tom Pham ($345.00)
  4 -  $100 Erika Viviano ($148.00)
  5 -  $100 John Reeth Iv ($125.00)
  6 -  $100 Louis Pavia ($110.00)
  7 -  $100 Jennifer Berkebile ($100.00)
  8 -  $100 Jim Wiles ($100.00)
  9 -  David Berkebile ($75.00)
  10 -  Wilfred Mejia ($75.00)

Top team fundraisers

  1 -  48 Hours of Tristate ($1,050.00)
  2 -  Sassy Suitemas ($940.00)
  3 -  UMN KicksForKids ($5.00)