About Us

Make-A-Wish® believes that a wish experience can be a game-changer for a child with a life-threatening medical condition. This one belief guides us in everything we do. It inspires us to grant wishes that change the lives of the kids we serve.

Wish kid Chris Greicius

The Make-A-Wish® Story

Make-A-Wish is the legacy of Chris Greicius, a 7-year-old boy from Phoenix. Find out how his wish to be a police officer set in motion a phenomenon that would create an unprecedented kind of charity.

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Our Chapter

We are dedicated to granting the wishes of children with life threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength, and joy.

wish kid Zachary

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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.

Managing our funds

Managing Funds

We take seriously our responsibility to steward supporter contributions wisely. Learn how we make the most of every dollar.

Our mission

Our Mission

Make-A-Wish serves a unique, and vital, role in helping strengthen and empower children battling life-threatening medical conditions.

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Make-A-Wish® Connecticut
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Trumbull, CT 06611