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Kids for Wish Kids®

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Kids for Wish Kids®

Kids For Wish Kids® is a Make-A-Wish® program that enables students to discover philanthropy by selecting their own fundraising project and managing it from start to finish, with little or no help from their teachers. Students develop leadership skills, build self-esteem and learn about teamwork while working towards a final goal, making a difference in the life of a child who is fighting overwhelming odds.

Kids For Wish Kids program objectives:

  • Increase awareness among children and teenagers about the mission of Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area
  • Encourage young people to become actively involved in fulfilling wishes through Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area Foster the value of community service, using this program as a hands-on learning experience for children
  • Create school spirit and help students learn how to work together for a common goal

Project Ideas:

  • Organize a holiday party, a dance, a bowl-a-thon or walk-a-thon
  • Organize a bake sale or a carwash
  • Sell Make-A-Wish® Holiday Cards

You can try one of these ideas or devise a project on your own!

Putting the “fun” in fundraising, Kids for Wish Kids offers youngsters a unique opportunity to raise money for some very special children - Make-A-Wish kids. Kids for Wish Kids is an educational program that enables students to work together and develop leadership skills while raising money for a great cause. With the assistance of parents, teachers, and community leaders Kids for Wish Kids provides students and young people the opportunity to be creative and manage their own fundraiser from start to finish.

If you want to join the fun and raise money to help grant wishes, please contact Micaela Wallen at (415) 402.2764 or

Participating Schools and Organizations Include:

Aragon High School
Ecole Notre Dame des Victoires
Fremont School District
James Logan High School
Jefferson High School
Los Lomas High School
McKinley Elementary School
Redwood High School
San Ramon Valley High School
St. John’s School
St. Stephen School
St. Victor School
The Harker School
Tierra Linda Middle School
Tiffany’s Dance Academy
Wade Thomas Elementary School

Wade Thomas Elementary Kids for Wish Kids

Latest Status Update

  • Wish kid Maya is helping out on the Day of Giving at Jersey Mike's Subs and you can too! Just stop by for lunch or dinner and 100% of your sale will be donated to Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area. Then, be sure to show us your #DayOfGivingSelfie! #JerseyMikesGives
Make-A-Wish® Greater Bay Area
55 Hawthorne Street
Suite 800
San Francisco, CA 94105
(415) 982-9474