Make-A-Wish Chapter List
Make-A-Wish® Suffolk County
Since its inception in 1983, Make-A-Wish Suffolk County has granted over 2,400 wishes to local children. In the past year alone, the chapter has granted 121 wishes. Your car donations allow the Suffolk County chapter to grant the very special wishes of children such as: Jordan, age 6, who wished to go to Disney with his family; Benjamin, age 9, who wished to meet WWE Wrestlers; Caitlin, age 14, who wished to visit the set of Harry Potter in the U.K.; James, age 18, who wished to receive his own DJ equipment!
Make-A-Wish® Central New York
Make-A-Wish Central New York was founded in 1985, has approximately 300 volunteers, and has granted more than 1,400 wishes. Make-A-Wish Central New York serves these 15 counties: Broome, Cayuga, Chenango, Cortland, Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Madison, Oneida, Onondaga, Otsego, Oswego, St. Lawrence, Tioga & Tompkins.
Central New York
Make-A-Wish® Texas Gulf Coast & Louisiana
The Texas Gulf Coast & Louisiana chapter was founded in 1984. The chapter covers 47 counties and 64 parishes with a seven and a half person staff and hundreds of dedicated volunteers. Since the chapter’s inception in 1984, they have granted more than 6,100 wishes.
Texas Gulf Coast & Louisiana
Founded in 1985, Make-A-Wish® Tri-Counties has granted the wishes of more than 1,400 local children in Ventura, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties on the central coast of California.
Make-A-Wish® Greater Virginia
Since 1987, Make-A-Wish Greater Virginia has granted the wishes of over 4,000 children throughout Virginia, and currently have over 500 volunteers helping to share the power of a wish®
Make-A-Wish® Alaska and Washington
Make-A-Wish Alaska and Washington grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. Last year alone, they granted over 300 wishes to children throughout Alaska and Washington, and have granted more than 5,400 wishes since 1986!
Alaska and Washington
The Wisconsin chapter was founded in 1984 and more than 6,500 families statewide can attest to the power of a wish. The chapter’s two Regional offices in Appleton and Madison allow us to better serve children and their families across the state of Wisconsin. Nearly 80% of every dollar raised goes directly towards wish granting.
Wheels For Wishes in Michigan currently benefits Make-A-Wish Michigan. The proceeds from your donation stay local and help benefit children in your area.
Wheels For Wishes in Vermont benefits Make-A-Wish Vermont. The proceeds from your donation stay local and help benefit children in your area.
Wheels For Wishes in Nebraska benefits Make-A-Wish® Nebraska. The proceeds from your donation stay local and help benefit children in your area.
Wheels For Wishes in Alabama benefits Make-A-Wish Alabama. The proceeds from your donation stay local and help benefit children in your area.
The Utah chapter was founded in 1985 and thousands of families statewide can attest to the power of a wish.
Make-A-Wish® New Hampshire
The New Hampshire chapter was founded in 1987 and thousands of families statewide can attest to the power of a wish.
Wheels For Wishes in Mississippi benefits Make-A-Wish Mississippi. The proceeds from your donation stay local and help benefit children in your area.
Wheels For Wishes in Idaho currently benefits Make-A-Wish Idaho. The proceeds from your donation stay local and help benefit children in your area.
Make-A-Wish® Missouri and Kansas
Make-A-Wish Missouri and Kansas is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that was formed in 1983. Their mission is to grant the wishes of Missouri and Kansas children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength, and joy. Fulfilling a wish provides a joyful and meaningful experience that benefits both the child and the family. The Missouri and Kansas Chapter has granted more than 5,300 wishes
Missouri and Kansas
Make-A-Wish® New Jersey
Founded in 1983, Make-A-Wish New Jersey has granted more than 7,400 wishes. Make-A-WishÂ® New Jersey granted over 400 wishes last year alone! Make-A-Wish New Jersey has more than 400 active volunteers throughout the state.
Make-A-Wish® New Mexico
The New Mexico Chapter was founded in 1986 and granted its first wish in January 1987, to Donovan who wanted a bicycle. In the past 28 years Make-A-Wish New Mexico has granted more than 1,580 Wishes to New Mexico children!
Make-A-Wish® Metro New York
Make-A-Wish Metro New York serves the five boroughs of New York City and Nassau County. Long Island began in 1983 and is headquartered in Lake Success with a field office in Manhattan. Make-A-WishÂ®Metro New York impacted the lives of 829 wish children and their families in fiscal year 2013. They grant a new wish every 10 hours.
Metro New York
Make-A-Wish® North Dakota
Make-A-Wish North Dakota was founded in 1985, currently has over 100 volunteers, and has granted more than 600 wishes.
Make-A-Wish® North Texas
Make-A-Wish® Ohio, Kentucky, & Indiana
Make-A-Wish Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana is headquartered in Columbus, OH and has six regional offices in Cleveland, Columbus, Cincinnati, Toledo, Louisville, and Indianapolis. In their 35+ year history, they have proudly granted more than 17,000 wishes. Today, the Make-A-Wish Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana chapter is one of the largest of the 60 Make-A-Wish chapters in the country in both territory and wishes granted.
Ohio, Kentucky, & Indiana
Founded in 1983, Make-A-Wish Oregon is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization registered in the states of Oregon and Washington. Make-A-Wish Oregon was the fifth chapter to form and started in 1983. It all began when Sam, who struggled with leukemia, wished to meet Erik Estrada from the hit television show. To date, more than 2,900 wishes have been granted for local children.
Make-A-Wish® Philadelphia, Delaware & Susquehanna Valley
Make-A-Wish Philadelphia, Delaware and Susquehanna Valley was founded in 1986, has granted more than 4,700 wishes, and currently has 200+ volunteers and welcomes other interested individuals.
Philadelphia, Delaware & Susquehanna Valley
Make-A-Wish® Greater Pennsylvania & West Virginia
Make-A-Wish Greater Pennsylvania and West Virginia was founded in May 1983 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Bryan was a seven-year-old cancer patient who wanted to visit his favorite uncle in Texas for one of his famous piggy-back rides. Today, the chapter has granted more than 15,000 wishes. They were the first chapter in the world to fulfill more than 700 wishes in one year!
Greater Pennsylvania & West Virginia
Make-A-Wish® Western New York
Make-A-Wish Western New York was founded in the summer of 1992 when a young girl wished to meet her favorite country singer, Reba McIntyre. Make-A-Wish® Western New York grants over 150 wishes a year to children diagnosed with life-threatening medical conditions. Make-A-Wish Western New York has more than 225 active volunteers.
Western New York
Make-A-Wish® Northeastern & Central California and Northern Nevada
Make-A-Wish Northeastern & Central California and Northern Nevada was founded in 1983. Since then, it has granted 5,000 wishes to children from Northeastern & Central California and Northern Nevada.
Northeastern & Central California and Northern Nevada
Make-A-Wish® San Diego
Make-A-Wish San Diego was chartered in 1983 has granted more than 3,000 wishes to children in San Diego and Imperial Counties.
Make-A-Wish® Greater Bay Area
Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area was founded in 1984. In its first year, a total of 27 wishes were granted. Now one of the largest chapters nationwide, the Foundation has granted over 6,000 wishes and grants more than 340 wishes per year.
Greater Bay Area
Make-A-Wish® South Carolina
Founded in 1984, Make-A-Wish South Carolina aims to grant more than 130 wishes per year. It has granted more than 2,000 wishes since the chapter was founded.
Make-A-Wish® South Dakota & Montana
Since 1984, Make-A-Wish South Dakota & Montana has been making very special wishes come true for South Dakota & Montana children facing life-threatening medical conditions.
South Dakota & Montana
Make-A-Wish® Southern Florida
Make-A-Wish Southern Florida has grown from granting two wishes in 1983 to granting more than 500 wishes each year, which is a wish every 16 hours. The chapter serves children in the counties of Broward, Collier, Glades, Hendry, Highlands, Indian River, Lee, Martin, Miami-Dade, Monroe, Okeechobee, Palm Beach and St. Lucie counties, plus children of the US Virgin Islands.
Make-A-Wish® Southern Nevada
Make-A-Wish Southern Nevada was founded in 1996, and currently serves the southern half of the state, encompassing the counties of Clark, Nye, Lincoln and Esmeralda. They have more than 100 active volunteers fulfilling their mission. Make-A-Wish Southern Nevada has granted more than 1,500 wishes to date.
Make-A-Wish® Northeast New York
The Make-A-Wish Northeast New York chapter was incorporated in 1987 and has granted over 1,300 wishes since. Around 100 wishes are granted each year! The help of over 250 volunteers work to make this happen.
Northeast New York
Wheels For Wishes in Arizona benefits Make-A-Wish Arizona. The proceeds from your donation stay local and help benefit children in your area.
Make-A-Wish® Central and South Texas
Since 1984, Make-A-Wish Central & South Texas has granted more than 3,000 wishes to children with life-threatening medical conditions.
Central and South Texas
Make-A-Wish® Central and Western North Carolina
Founded by Dr. Jerry Clark, the Central and Western North Carolina chapter was chartered in 1985. The chapter was originally called the Charlotte Clark Chapter in honor Dr. Clarks’ first wife, whom he lost to cancer. The chapter covers the state from Burlington (Alamance County) through the 51 counties to the west, with offices in Asheville, Charlotte & Greensboro. The chapter has granted more than 3,000 wishes since its inception in 1985.
Central and Western North Carolina
Make-A-Wish Colorado grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. Since being founded in 1983, the chapter has granted more than 4,200 wishes to eligible Colorado children.
Wheels For Wishes benefits Make-A-Wish Connecticut. The proceeds from your donation help benefit children in your state.
Make-A-Wish® Eastern North Carolina
Make-A-Wish Eastern North Carolina was founded in 1986, and currently has more than 200 volunteers throughout their 49 counties. Make-A-Wish Eastern North Carolina has granted more than 2,700 wishes in the past 28 years. The first wish was for a young man named Benny, who wished to meet his favorite wrestlers, Magnum T.A. and Rock n Roll Express.
Eastern North Carolina
Make-A-Wish® East Tennessee
Wheels For Wishes in East Tennessee benefits Make-A-Wish East Tennessee. The proceeds from your donation stay local and help benefit children in your area.
Make-A-Wish® Central & Northern Florida
Make-A-Wish Central and Northern Florida began in 1986 and has offices in Orlando, Tampa Bay and Sarasota. The chapter serves 54 counties including the Central, Norther, Space Coast and Suncoast Regions of Florida.
Central & Northern Florida
Founded in 1995, Make-A-Wish Georgia has granted more than 6,000 wishes. They granted their 6,000th wish in 2013! Last year alone, they granted 425 wishes for local kids.
The Hawaii chapter was established in 1982 and has granted more than 800 wishes for local children. In concert with granting wishes for the keiki of Hawaii, they also assist other chapters to host more than 650 wish children annually, that choose to visit the Islands as their one true wish.
Make-A-Wish® Hudson Valley
Make-A-Wish Hudson Valley was founded in 1986. Make-A-Wish Hudson Valley has granted more than 2,200 wishes since! The chapter serves the eight counties of Delaware, Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster and Westchester.
Make-A-Wish Illinois grants wishes to children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich their lives with hope, strength and joy. Since 1985, the Foundation has granted more than 12,000 wishes for kids in Illinois.
Make-A-Wish Iowa was founded in 1985. A wish is granted every other day in the state of Iowa. They currently have 300 volunteers and welcome other interested individuals in Iowa. The average cost of a wish in Iowa is $8,600.
Make-A-Wish® Greater Los Angeles
Benefiting Make-A-Wish® Greater Los Angeles. Make-A-Wish Greater Los Angeles granted their first wish in 1983. Thirty years later, the 8,056th wish was granted.
Greater Los Angeles
Make-A-Wish® Massachusetts and Rhode Island
Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island fulfilled its very first wish in 1987: a family trip to York Beach for a little girl with Niemann-Pick Disease. Since then, the Foundation has served over 6,000 children in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.
Massachusetts and Rhode Island
Wheels For Wishes in Washington D.C. currently benefits Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic in Washington D.C. and the surrounding areas, including Alexandria, Arlington County, Prince William County, Loudon County, Fairfax County and Fauquier County in Virginia. The proceeds from your donation stay local and help benefit children in your area.
Make-A-Wish Mid-South was founded in 1986, currently has 500 volunteers, and has granted more than 4,300 wishes.
Make-A-Wish® Middle Tennessee
Wheels For Wishes in middle Tennessee currently benefits Make-A-Wish Middle Tennessee, including the following counties: Bedford, Cannon, Cheatham, Clay, Coffee, Davidson, Dekalb, Dickinson, Fentress, Franklin, Giles, Hickman, Houston, Humphreys, Jackson, Lawrence, Lewis, Lincoln, Macon, Marshall, Maury, Montgomery, Moore, Overton, Perry, Pickett, Putnam, Robertson, Rutherford, Smith, Stewart, Sumner, Trousdale, Van Buren, Warren, Wayne, White, Wilson and Williamson. The proceeds from your donation stay local and help benefit children in your area.