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Season of Wishes

Season of Wishes

Rally your co-workers, clients, family and friends to grant wishes this season.

The Season of Wishes – a time defined by stories of giving and giving back – is finally here. During this season, we highlight the incredible children whose true and heartfelt wish was to help others.

In honor of these incredible children, we hope you and your company will join us in granting the wishes of so many deserving children right here where we live and work. Bring your employees together to make dreams a reality and help give so many children the gifts of Hope, Strength and Joy this holiday season.

Corporate Holiday Ideas

Adopt-A-Wish
Share the Power of a Wish® by helping to make a wish come true for a child in your community. As part of this program, you may be able to connect to your impact by hosting a wish child and their family.

Wishmakers at Work
Host a holiday party or plan a holiday competition that will benefit Make-A-Wish. We’ll help you to develop a creative campaign and motivate and inspire your team with stories of resilient wish kids who wished to pay it forward.

Casual for a Cause

Get your co-workers to go casual this season by wearing denim in exchange for donations to Make-A-Wish. Jazz this campaign up with an ugly sweater day or other holiday themed outfit challenges. We’ll provide you with fundraising materials, a website, and ongoing support to help you reach your goals.

Holiday Cards

Thank your clients, colleagues and employees and spread a Make-A-Wish magic this season with our holiday cards. Additional information will be available soon.

Volunteer Day
Rally your staff to spend an afternoon wrapping presents at 900 N. Michigan in exchange for donations to benefit Make-A-Wish.

Building a Culture of Giving In the Workplace
Companies that engage their employees in philanthropic initiatives often have higher rates of employee satisfaction and retention, as working together toward meaningful cause creates a strong sense of community. For more information, call 312.602.9445 and ask for Wande Olude or email olude@illinois.wish.org.

Promotions That Give Back

900 N. Michigan
November 25 through December 24, you can get your gifts wrapped at the Shoppes at 900 North Michigan in exchange for donations to Make-A-Wish.

Macy's Believe
Your letter to Santa can help grant wishes. From November 4 through Dec. 24, bring a letter to Santa to Macy’s big red letterbox or send a letter online at macys.com/believe. For each letter received, Macy’s will donate $1 to Make-A-Wish®, up to $1,000,000 nationally.

This year, Macy’s will celebrate $100 million in total giving to Make-A-Wish since 2003.

Subaru Share the Love
During the 2016 Subaru Share the Love Event, Subaru of America, Inc. will donate $250 for every new Subaru vehicle sold or leased between November 17 – January 3 with a minimum donation of $250,000, to the purchaser’s choice of participating charities selected by the purchaser, including Make-A-Wish. Visit subaru.com/share for more details. 

GameStop
GameStop, a global retailer of multichannel video game, pop culture collectibles, consumer electronics and wireless services, is helping to be a game changer in the lives of wish kids this holiday season. From November 18 – December 31, 100% of customer donations made at GameStop, ThinkGeek, Spring Mobile and Simply Mac stores or online at gamestop.com will benefit Make-A-Wish. To learn more visit wish.org/gamestop.

Sears Hometown & Outlet Stores
From November 2 – December 31, Sears Hometown Stores, Sears Outlet Stores, Sears Hardware & Appliance Stores and Sears Appliance Showrooms (SHOS) will ask guests at their registers to donate $2, $5 or $10 to benefit Make-A-Wish®. At times during this campaign, SHOS will offer incentives for guest donations, including an opportunity to skip black Friday shopping lines during their Wish Wednesday promotion and an opportunity to take an additional 10-20% off nearly everything in-store during their Very Merry Santa Sale. Sears Hometown & Outlet Stores will donate 100% of customer donations to Make-A-Wish, with a minimum guarantee of $200,000 from all in-store promotions. To learn more about donation incentives and to find a store near you, visit www.searsoutlet.com

View other Promotions that Give Back.

Elijah's Wish

Elijah, 15

cardiac condition
I wish to give back

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