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About Us

When a wish is granted, a child replaces fear with confidence, sadness with joy and anxiety with hope. This can have a real and tangible impact on a child’s health. In fact, research shows that wishes have proven physical and emotional benefits that can give children with critical illnesses a higher chance of survival. Doctors and social workers use wishes as part of their treatment plan because wishes are that important.


We believe that a wish experience can be a game changer. This one belief guides us in everything we do. It inspires us to partner with you and create wishes that change lives.

Right now, more than 500 children are waiting for a wish. Children with critical illnesses need your help today!

Alex wished for a robotics experience.

Making a Difference

A wish gives children renewed energy and strength, brings families closer together and unites communities.

Learn how wishes impact lives
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The Make-A-Wish® Story

Make-A-Wish is the legacy of Chris Greicius, a 7-year-old boy from Phoenix. His police officer wish inspired an unprecedented kind of charity.

Where are wish kids now?

What is the impact of granting wishes?

Learn about the impact wishes have for wish kids, families, and everyone else involved in a wish experience.

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How We Grant Wishes

There are four steps to granting a wish. Each step builds on the next and creates amazing experiences that delight wish kids and their families.

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Managing Our Funds

We are proud of the way we manage and safeguard your donations.

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Employment & Internships

Make-A-Wish Alaska and Washington employs a professional staff with headquarters in Seattle and regional offices in Spokane, WA and Anchorage, AK.

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Our People

From program services and operations to fundraising and brand advancement, every staff member fulfills a vital role in our mission.

Get Involved

Get Involved

Your skills, time or money can transform the life of a child with a critical illness.

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Giving Societies

We are thankful for the donors who make wish granting possible for children with life-threatening medical conditions.

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Make-A-Wish® Alaska & Washington
811 1st Ave #520
Seattle, WA 98104
(206) 623-5300
Toll Free (800) 304-9474
Make-A-Wish® Alaska & Washington, Eastern Washington Office
104 S Freya St
Green Flag Bldg #210
Spokane, WA 99202
(509) 458-2618
Toll Free (888) 790-7005
Make-A-Wish® Alaska & Washington, Alaska Office
430 W 7th Ave #110
Anchorage, AK 99501
(907) 258-9474
Toll Free (844) 510-9474