Two Evening of Wishes are taking place this April, benefiting Make-A-Wish Metro and Western New York. If you’re in the Rochester or Buffalo area, you can take part in the wonderful wish granting experience all while having a great evening out. The Rochester Evening of Wishes is April 18, and the Buffalo event is April 25. 

Rochester Evening Of Wishes

On April 18, come out to the Locust Hill County Club in Pittsford from 5:30-11:30 p.m. The Evening of Wishes will celebrate all of the wishes granted by Make-A-Wish Metro and Western New York, all while raising money to grant even more wishes this year. The evening is emceed by sports director Mike Catalana. Guests will enjoy a live and silent auction with great items, as well as dinner, dancing and live music by the group Something Else. On top of all that, guests will hear an inspiring story from Wish Kid Brittany and her mom.

Tickets are just $175 each, but tables of 10 are also available if you’re coming with a large party. Sponsorship opportunities start at $2,500. Contact Mary Jones at for more information and to purchase your tickets.

Buffalo Evening Of Wishes

The Buffalo Evening of Wishes takes place at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Buffalo on April 25. Just like the Rochester event, Buffalo’s evening of wishes will be a celebration of all the children and families whose lives have been touched by Make-A-Wish Metro and Western New York. The evening will be emceed by Larry Norton from 97Rock and Jacquie Walker from WIBV-TV. The evening will feature a fun live and silent auction. Top the evening off with dinner, dancing, and great live music!

Tickets are available now for $200 each, and tables of 10 are available as well. Sponsorships start at $2,500. Contact Tracy Gray at for more information or to purchase tickets.

More Ways To Help Make-A-Wish Metro And Western New York

If you can’t attend the Evening of Wishes in Rochester or Buffalo this year, there are still plenty of ways to help wishes come true this spring! Consider making a general donation, donating airline miles through Wishes in Flight, or donating a car through Wheels For Wishes!

Donating your car, truck, boat, RV or motorcycle gives you free towing and a great tax deduction. But best of all, it helps grant wishes for local kids! Whether a child wishes to meet their favorite celebrity, travel to a tropical beach, have a playhouse built or even use their wish to help other kids, the proceeds from your car donation will help make it happen!

To make a donation, please give us a call at 1-877-431-9474 or take a moment to fill out our online car donation form.