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What Covid Means for Wishes

Dear Friends, In these challenging times, we are all navigating through uncertainty for ourselves, our loved ones and our community. We hope you are staying healthy and safe. More than ever, we are committed to delivering hope and joy to children with critical illnesses. In light of current medical and public concerns, we wanted to update you on the steps we’re...

Make-A-WishⓇ International Operations Hub Opens in Europe!

On the 5th of February 2020, the new operations hub of Make-A-Wish International - the global organization that creates life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses - will be formally opened at the Media Park in Hilversum, the Netherlands. Date: Thursday, February 6, 2020 Location: Hilversum, Netherlands Since 1 July 2019, the Media Park has become the new operational office of Make-A-Wish International. The...

Make-A-WishⓇ International Partners with StreamElements for Charity Campaign

op streamers come together to help Make-A-Wish International reach US $50,000 goal Date: Monday, June 17, 2019 PALO ALTO, Calif.--June 17, 2019 - StreamElements, a new form of media company that powers digital content creators by providing tools and services for live stream production, monetization, and audience engagement, today announced a partnership with Make-A-Wish® International, the global nonprofit organization that creates life-changing...

Eurail Joins Make-A-Wish® In Granting Wishes for Children Across the Globe

Make-A-Wish welcomes Eurail to the community of corporations transforming lives, one wish at a time Date: Thursday, June 13, 2019 PHOENIX (June 13, 2019) – Today, Make-A-Wish® – the global organization that creates life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses – announced a new partnership with Eurail, the popular rail pass providing multi-destination train travel across Europe. Now through July 16, 2019, Eurail...

THE WALT DISNEY COMPANY AND MAKE-A-WISH® LAUNCH #FRIENDLIKEME CHALLENGE WITH WILL SMITH IN CELEBRATION OF STUDIO’S UPCOMING RELEASE “ALADDIN”

Disney to Donate up to $1 Million to Help Grant Wishes for Children with Critical Illnesses via Global Challenge Date: Monday, April 29, 2019 Location: BURBANK, Calif. THE WALT DISNEY COMPANY AND MAKE-A-WISH® LAUNCH #FRIENDLIKEME CHALLENGE WITH WILL SMITH IN CELEBRATION OF STUDIO’S UPCOMING RELEASE “ALADDIN” Disney to Donate up to $1 Million to Help Grant Wishes for Children with Critical Illnesses via Global Challenge Movie Tickets Now on...

Make-A-Wish® International Announces Partnership with Utomik

Gaming platform Utomik supports wishes granted to children with critical illnesses in 50+ countries Date: Tuesday, April 16, 2019 Location: Phoenix, Arizona USA Make-A-Wish® International is proud to announce it has partnered with Utomik, a Netherlands-based online PC gaming subscription service, to provide support for its mission to grant the wishes of children with critical illnesses around the world. Through its partnership with Make-A-Wish International,...

Make-A-Wish® Announces Global Celebration of Wish Alumni with World Wish Day® Campaign

Make-A-Wish chapters and affiliates worldwide celebrate making the impossible possible for children with critical illnesses Date: Thursday, April 4, 2019 Location: Phoenix, Arizona USA For Immediate Release Make-A-Wish® - the global organization that creates life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses – will celebrate World Wish Day on 29 April, the 39th anniversary of the wish for then-7-year-old Chris Greicius that inspired the founding of the...

Make-A-Wish International® Announces New CEO, Michel Rudolphie

Former President of Dutch Cancer Society will take over as CEO effective December 1, 2018 Date: Friday, December 7, 2018 Location: PHOENIX, Ariz.   Make-A-Wish International® announced today that the Board of Directors has selected Michel Rudolphie as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective December 1, 2018. Rudolphie  was selected by the search committee appointed by the Make-A-Wish International Board, after a lengthy, global search which...