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Planned Giving

By including the Make-A-Wish Foundation®of Illinois in your estate plans, you can provide the resources necessary to grant inspiring wishes to children now and in the future.


We are pleased to share the Gift Illustrator tool with you. You can use this tool to help determine which type of planned gift will best meet your financial needs, while making a significant gift to support our future wish kids. (Please contact your tax advisor to discuss your specific circumstances.)


A brighter future for wish kids, here is how you can get started. 

Answer a few simple questions and we’ll point you down the right path.



Charitable Gift Annuities

Life Insurance

Legacy of Wishes


Please visit our e-brochure page to choose from our many downloadable resources.

I give the sum of $___ or ___% to   Make-A-Wish Foundation® of Illinois, 640 North LaSalle Drive Suite 280, Chicago, IL 60654 (tax id: 36-3422138)   to be used or disposed of as the Board of Directors deems appropriate in its role discretion.

Planned Giving Contact

Linda Parck
Senior Gift Officer
640 North LaSalle Drive Suite 280
Chicago, IL  60654

Phone : (312) 602-9420
Fax : (312) 602-9498
Email :

Latest Status Update

  • "His wish showed him that there is and always will be something to look forward to in the future. The countdown for this once in a lifetime experience was like no other. He focused on getting through many rough days of treatments knowing that things would be going better for him and he would again feel like doing fun things again. It gave him hope like he had really started to lose after being diagnosed. Missing out on school, playing sports and not seeing his friends on a regular basis like before was very difficult on him. We had talked of the Hawaii trip since the day he was told and that gave everyone something to look forward to while he was having such a hard time." - Kara, Wish Mom

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Make-A-Wish® Illinois
640 North LaSalle Drive
Suite 280
Chicago, IL 60654
(312) 602-9474
Toll Free (800) 978-9474