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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 Staff

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

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Board of Directors


Meet our Board of Directors, who determine our chapter's vision and serve as advocates and leaders for Make-A-Wish in our communities.

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Make-A-Wish Connecticut

Board Testimonials

Read about the experiences and reflections of some members of our Board of Directors.

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Managing our funds

Managing Funds

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

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wish kid Zachary

Employment & Internships

Search for opportunities to join the Make-A-Wish Connecticut team.

Search for opportunities to join the Make-A-Wish Connecticut team.

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Make-A-Wish® Connecticut
56 Commerce Drive
Trumbull, CT 06611
(203) 261-9044
Toll Free (877) 203-9474