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Philanthrophy Spotlight

Through the generosity of businesses ranging from family-owned local enterprises to some of the world’s largest corporations, we are able to grant the wishes of Minnesota kids with critical illnesses. Learn more about our featured philanthropists.

Showcore Inc.

As an in-kind sponsor for Wish Ball and Walk For Wishes Twin Cities, Showcore, Inc .has been instrumental in making wishes come true. The company has been supporters since 2008.

Ashley Kilcher and Crystal Thom

Wish Ball co-chairs are friends and long-term supporters of Make-A-Wish Minnesota

Allstate Hot Chocolate
15K/5K Race Series

The Allstate Hot Chocolate 15K/5K race series has named Make-A-Wish Minnesota as the official charity partner!

Minnesota Vikings

The Vikings have been instrumental in granting wishes for more than 40 children.

Marquis Spas

Over the past 18 years, Marquis Spas has helped fulfill 800 wishes nationwide.

Sun Country Airlines

Sun Country will help make hundreds of wishes come true over the next three years.


iHeartMedia is helping wishes come true as the Radio Sponsor at Walk For Wishes® Twin Cities 2018.

Warners Stellian

Warners' Stellian has supported Minnesota wishes through several annual events.

Just Cause Charity Golf Classic

Since 2013, the Just Cause Charity Golf Classic has raised nearly $60,000 for Minnesota wishes.

Marsden Holding, LLC

Marsden has helped grant nearly 30 wishes since 2009.

Share Your Ears

Disney® fans across the country helped raise $2 million benefiting Make-A-Wish by using the hashtag #ShareYourEars.

Bob and Celeste Rekieta

The Rekietas have been regular sponsors of the annual Wish Ball gala since 2009.

Chi Omega Women's Fraternity

The women of Chi Omega's U of M chapter have supported Minnesota wish kids since 2014.

Ride For Wishes

In 2017, Ride For Wishes raised $29,000 to grant Minnesota wishes.

Morrie's Automotive Group

Since 2012, Morrie's Automotive Group and its employees have helped grant 11 wishes to Minnesota kids!

Bristol-Myers Squibb

Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS) and Make-A-Wish share a deep commitment to providing emotional support for patients and their families.

Custom One Homes

Custom One Homes is dedicated to granting seven Minnesota wishes this year.

Crown of Minnesota

Crown of Minnesota's support has helped more than 25 wishes come true in the past 10 years.

Cure For Connor

Cure For Connor has raised more than $10,000 since their Walk For Wishes team formed in 2014.

Lancer Hospitality

Lancer Hospitality is dedicated to making wishes come true by supporting several events throughout the upcoming year.

Deluxe Corporation

Deluxe Corporation has been instrumental in bringing hope, strength and joy to Minnesota wish kids and their families since 2014.

Love Your Melon

Love Your Melon has given over $2.6 million to nonprofit partners and over 98,000 hats to children battling cancer.


Since 2014, Make-A-Wish Minnesota has partnered with WCCO-TV and its AccomplishMN community outreach program to raise millions of airline miles and points, and grant wishes for Minnesota kids.

Joyce Leidenfrost

Joyce turned her cancer diagnosis into hope for Minnesota wish kids.

Steve and Louise Pfeiffer

The Pfeiffers have dedicated to support wishes for years to come.

Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo has helped more than 35 wishes come true in the past 15 years.

Showcore Inc.

Steve De Vries, his family and his company, Showcore Inc., have helped grant more than 75 wishes since 2008.

Blue Moo Ice Cream

Blue Moo Ice Cream donated its profits from the past season to help grant wishes.

UnitedHealth Group

Since 2007, UnitedHealth Group employees have donated more than $16 million to help grant wishes.

Wifflin' for Wishes

Since 2005 Wifflin' For Wishes has raise more than $40,000 to make wishes come true.

Kretschmar Premium Deli Meats and Cheeses & Cub Foods

Along with retail partners like Cub, Kretschmar has contributed over $515,000 nationally and $75,000 locally since 2012.

Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation

The Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation's generous support over the past 12 years has funded more than 40 wishes across the state.

Marsden Holding, LLC.

Marsden Holding, along with its CEO, Guy Mingo and his family, have been vital to helping Make-A-Wish® Minnesota bring hope, strength and joy to wish families.

Chi Omega

This past year, the women of Chi Omega helped make nine-year-old Rebecca’s wish to go to Walt Disney World® Resort come true.

Color Me Mine

Color Me Mine, a paint-your-own-pottery studio in Minneapolis, has helped Make-A-Wish® Minnesota bring wish families together and raise funds to make wishes come true through a budding partnership.

Kids For Wish Kids

There’s nothing more inspiring than kids helping other kids. Through the Kids For Wish Kids program, Caden's carnival for a cause helped raise funds to grant wishes for Minnesota kids.

Renovation Systems

Make-A-Wish Minnesota thanks Renovation Systems and their partners for their creative design and dedication in making Caleb’s wish come true.

Minnesota Food Truck Association

The Minnesota Food Truck Association has been instrumental in helping grant a wish for a local boy, Lucas, this summer.


We are thrilled to announce that Make-A-Wish Minnesota has been selected by TCF employees as one of their two nonprofit partners for 2015!

Morrie's Automotive Group

Morrie's combined its love of cars, skills, expertise and generous staff to give back to the community by granting wishes.

Marty and Patti Nanne

The 2015 Wish Ball could not have been a success without the leadership our amazing event chairs, Marti and Patti Nanne!

St Cloud Rox

Make-A-Wish Minnesota is happy to announce a new partner, St. Cloud Rox Baseball Club, part of the summer collegiate Northwoods League.


Make-A-Wish Minnesota is happy to announce a new sponsor, DIVI, a local company that links non-profit organizations, local business, and consumers.


Partnership with WCCO-TV helps raise airline miles and awareness of the impact wishes have on children and their families.

Thrivent Financial

Thrivent Financial expands its support of Make-A-Wish Minnesota.


For the third year in a row, Greco Properties is working to make wishes come true through our Season of Wishes® campaign.

Komfy Kozy

Komfy Kozy have been providing personalized blankets to nearly every wish child this past year. They have donated over 200 blankets to date!

Sun Country Airlines®

Partnership offers Sun Country Airlines and its passengers a convenient way to help grant wishes by donating Ufly® points.

Young Professionals Group

The newly formed group is made up of young professionals who want to inspire others to make a difference in their community.


Thanks to Coborn's and its community of customers for raising more than $28,000 for Minnesota wish kids.

Globe Education Network

Globe Education Network has been a wonderful partner of Make-A-Wish Minnesota since 2007.

Hopkins High School "HHS Got Talent"

Students from Hopkins High School come together to host their inaugural talent show, “HHS Got Talent, helping raise funds to grant wishes.


Galleria and its tenants support Make-A-Wish Minnesota through various campaigns and in-store events.


Boomerang's unique program has enabled us to utilize the power of bartering in order to obtain a variety of In-Kind items.

Transit Team

Transit Team helps provide a much needed In-Kind service of Accessible Transportation for our Wish Families at no cost.

Get Your Company Involved

Philanthropists are a key part of helping grant wishes to children with critical illnesses. We always welcome the opportunity to develop new corporate partnerships. To learn more about how you can become a partner, contact:

Mia Broos Hoagberg
President & CEO
(612) 767-2753
Make-A-Wish® Minnesota
1919 University Ave W
Suite 415
St. Paul, MN 55104
(612) 767-9474