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It Takes Muscle: Volunteers Are the Heart of Our Mission

Since National Volunteer Week is April 15-21, we’re sending out special thanks to our amazing volunteers who donate their time, skills and resources to children with critical illnesses.
Wishes take muscle – a collective force of doctors, donors and volunteers – all working together to make the seemingly impossible possible. And since National Volunteer Week is April 15-21, we’re sending out special thanks to our amazing volunteers who donate their time, skills and resources to children with critical illnesses. You are the heart of our mission.

Apr 13, 2018

It Takes Muscle: Volunteers Are the Heart of Our Mission

Since National Volunteer Week is April 15-21, we’re sending out special thanks to our amazing volunteers who donate their time, skills and resources to children with critical illnesses.
Wishes take muscle – a collective force of doctors, donors and volunteers – all working together to make the seemingly impossible possible. And since National Volunteer Week is April 15-21, we’re sending out special thanks to our amazing volunteers who donate their time, skills and resources to children with critical illnesses. You are the heart of our mission.

Questions People Ask Me About Working at Make-A-Wish

Imagine you are a child. A child sitting in a hospital room. You are fighting an illness. You’ve had a few surgeries, maybe missing some school. One day, someone in a blue t-shirt comes to visit you, and tells you that your wish has just come true. You now have the power to wish for anything in the entire world. A trip, a puppy … anything.

How do you feel? Happy? Excited? For some children and their parents, this excitement over a wish does not come easily. Sometimes, it comes with mixed feelings, guilt and even sadness

Aug 05, 2015

Questions People Ask Me About Working at Make-A-Wish

Imagine you are a child. A child sitting in a hospital room. You are fighting an illness. You’ve had a few surgeries, maybe missing some school. One day, someone in a blue t-shirt comes to visit you, and tells you that your wish has just come true. You now have the power to wish for anything in the entire world. A trip, a puppy … anything.

How do you feel? Happy? Excited? For some children and their parents, this excitement over a wish does not come easily. Sometimes, it comes with mixed feelings, guilt and even sadness

Hope, Strength and...

Nyiah experiences joy on her Hawaiian adventure
You know those “ah ha” moments? Those moments of clarity, where something makes sense in a way that it didn’t previously. Mine hit me on my day off.

Jul 25, 2014

Hope, Strength and...

Nyiah experiences joy on her Hawaiian adventure
You know those “ah ha” moments? Those moments of clarity, where something makes sense in a way that it didn’t previously. Mine hit me on my day off.

About this Blog

Wish Nation gives you a behind-the-scenes look at Make-A-Wish®. See how wishes come together and how they change lives forever. Hear directly from those who work or volunteer here, or those who have been transformed by a wish. And learn why we are so committed to someday granting the wish of every eligible child, every year.

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