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Wishes strengthen wish kids and their families, rally communities together, and change the lives of everyone involved. Experience the stories of those who know firsthand the power of a wish come true. Each one a life-affirming testament to hope, inspiration, and resilience.


Wish Stories

Make-A-Wish® grants a wish, on average, every 38 minutes to a child with a life-threatening medical condition. Wishes come in all shapes and sizes. Some are heartfelt or jaw-dropping, funny or tear-jerkers. Enjoy your journey.

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Wish Impact & Facts

Learn about the very real impact that wishes have for wish kids, families, and everyone else touched by a wish.

Share Your Wish Story

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Kennedy meets ballerinas

Kennedy: I wish to meet real ballerinas

Kennedy wished to meet real ballerinas.


Ben: I wish to go to Legoland Denmark

One of the greatest loves in Ben’s life is Legos. His passion for Legos inspired his wish to go to Legoland in Denmark.


Emma: I wish to go to Hong Kong

Emma's trip provided her joy to offset her struggles against a respiratory condition and gave her and her family the strength to continue the battle.

Make-A-Wish® Minnesota
1919 University Ave W
Suite 415
St. Paul, MN 55104
(612) 767-9474