Make-A-Wish® Foundation of America | April 1, 2018

Make-A-Wish® Challenges You to Support World Wish Day® this April

Make-A-Wish World Wish DayWorld Wish Day, April 29, celebrates the day that Chris Greicius’ wish was granted in 1980 – sparking the creation of Make-A-Wish and a global wish-granting movement that has seen nearly 450,000 life-changing wishes come true for children worldwide, since Chris’ wish in 1980.

It is celebrated annually by the global organization and has been an opportunity to raise awareness and funds online to help grant the wishes of children diagnosed with critical illnesses – while celebrating our global impact.


Wishes take muscle. Wishes help make the seemingly impossible, possible. But wishes just don’t happen. It takes the support of doctors, sponsors, volunteers, donors and communities to make these wishes possible. A wish experience can give children the mental toughness they need to fight their illness.

And this World Wish Day, we’re going to prove that wishes don’t just happen. They take muscle. And we’re going to do it in the most epic of ways. We’re going to showcase the impact of a wish and celebrate the wishes that take place every 17 minutes, somewhere around the world. With the help of Guinness World Records, we have set a goal to become recognized as the world’s largest wish-granting organization.

This World Wish Day, we are bringing star power to the table with the help of some of our celebrity wish granters, and our amazing wish children, like our very own Super Kaheem. We have created exciting assets for sponsors to utilize on your marketing channels and invite you to join us in making World Wish Day an epic event!

You are part of the muscle that makes life-changing wishes possible for children battling critical illnesses in the U.S. and around the globe.

Help us communicate to the world that a wish is more than nice… it’s necessary to transform the lives of wish kids and give them the mental muscle to keep fighting!

Make-A-Wish World Wish DayNeed a platform to raise money? Contact America’s Charities about our suite of online giving and funds management solutions. As Make-A-Wish’s workplace giving partner, we can help you and your employees make World Wish Day an epic event!

Please let us know if you will be able to support World Wish Day and if you have any questions.

Already an America’s Charities client? Contact your account manager and we’ll help you promote World Wish Day through your employee giving site.

Make-A-Wish World Wish Day

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