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Long-time volunteer finds new ways to keep giving

Audrey visits the Make-A-Wish office in Seattle.

“ I want to help Make-A-Wish grow and continue to meet the needs of children. ”


- Audrey Seale, volunteer and Legacy of Wishes member

"We refocus childhood that has been interrupted by medical challenges." That's how long-time supporter Audrey Seale describes her role at Make-A-Wish

As a wish-granting volunteer, she meets with families when they are at their most vulnerable and fearful. "I have the privilege of saying we can plan for a wish and dream again," she said.

Audrey meets wish kid Audrey to help plan her wish!Now retired, Audrey finds that her involvement with Make-A-Wish continues to give her purpose. Being part of this community of support has kept her giving her time and talents for 29 years. Audrey and her husband have pledged their financial support for multiple years and are Legacy of Wishes members, ensuring the organization has the resources to grant wishes today and in the future by designating an estate gift.

For Audrey, and so many others like her, Make-A-Wish is the conduit that brings together families in need with people who want to help.

Every June, Audrey eagerly keeps an eye on her mailbox. She's waiting for graduation announcements from her wish kids. At the completion of each wish, she asks the family to send her an announcement when their child graduates from high school. So far, she's received dozens of them.

"If hope is the reasonable expectation of a good life that's safe and free from fear, then sharing hope is a huge gift," she said. "That's what Make-A-Wish means to me."

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