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35 years of impact

Wishes Matter

Wishes change lives. The wish experience provides children and families an opportunity to spend time together away from hospitals, treatments and procedures; giving them a chance to feel normal again. The experience gives wish families something to think about and hope for when times are dark. Wishes provide children and families a healing experience when they are devastated by a life-threatening diagnosis.

The Power of Wishes

  • 99% of parents reported the wish experience gave their children increased feelings of happiness
  • 96% of parents said the wish strengthened their families
  • 81% of parents observe an increased willingness by their wish kids to comply with treatment protocols
  • 74% of parents observed their child’s wish marked a turning point in their response to treatment
35 years
Make-A-Wish® Minnesota
615 First Ave NE
Suite 415
Minneapolis, MN 55413
(612) 767-9474