Wishes are important not only in the moment in time they are granted, but for their lasting gifts of hope, strength and joy to wish children, their families and the communities who support them.
Wishes can be life-changing experiences for children with life-threatening medical conditions.
Share your personal recollections about a Make-A-Wish® experience.
A ballerina, a rock star, a reporter ... a wish to "be" offers endless possibilities in the minds of our wish children.
Each year, about 70 percent of all wishes granted by Make-A-Wish Illinois involve travel.
Wishes for computers, tree houses, pets and more
A favorite singer, cartoon character, sports star or celebrity.
Write a Letter to Santa
Office Phone Numbers
Chicago - 312.602.9474
Peoria - 309.637.1659
Springfield - 217.544.9470
Toll-Free - 800.978.9474
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