It all started with a single wish, when a 7-year-old boy battling leukemia who wishes to be a police officer. In 1980, his Phoenix community came together to make his wish come true. Little did Chris know that his wish would create a movement that would transform millions of lives.
Today, the Make-A-Wish has been granting life-changing wishes for children and families for 40 years. After the start of Make-A-Wish in the United States in 1980. In 1993, Make-A-Wish International was officially formed to serve five countries outside the U.S. – and now helps to serve children outside the United States in nearly 50 countries on 5 continents through its 39 affiliates. With the help of our donors and more than 43,000 volunteers around the world, Make-A-Wish has collectively granted more than 500,000 wishes worldwide. This means a life-changing wish is granted every 16 minutes on average.
Make A Wish Foundation Pakistan
Make-A-Wish Foundation Pakistan is an affiliate member of Make-A-Wish Foundation Int’l USA, the world’s largest wish granting organization with its presence over 55 Countries in 5 continents, dedicated to grant the most cherished wishes of critically ill Children thereby bringing smile on their faces during the last era of their lives. Make-A-Wish Pakistan is registered & certified by Pakistan Centre for Philanthropy and Economic Affairs Division, Govt. of Pakistan. The foundation is also in the Gazette of Pakistan as tax exempted NGO. Make-A-Wish Foundation Pakistan is also registered With Charity Aid Foundation, America.
Our mission is to grant the wishes of children with life threatening illnesses in Pakistan, thereby enriching their lives with hope, strength and joy.
Our vision is to reach every medically eligible child and bring hope, joy & happiness by granting their most cherish wishes irrespective of their cast, color and religion.