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Event Volunteering

Event volunteers are crucial to making our fundraising events successful.

Make-A-Wish needs extra help from volunteers at our annual events. Volunteers will generally help with things like registration, auctions, setup, breakdown, and much more.

Upcoming Event Volunteer Opportunities

  • Wine & Wishes – Saturday, February 4, 2017
    Wine & Wishes is our gala wine-tasting evening, held at the Design Center in San Francisco.  With around 800 guests, this is a large event, and it takes about 130 volunteers to make it happen.  Volunteers help with things like silent auction, live auction, raffle, registration, checkout, pouring wine, and more.  We will also be looking for large groups to help with setup on Friday, February 3rd.
  • Wishes in Wine Country - Saturday, May 20, 2017 
    This is one of our largest events, a wine-tasting gala held at the Sonoma-Cutrer Vineyards in Windsor, CA (just north of Santa Rosa), and takes about 140 volunteers to make it happen. Volunteers help with setup, breakdown, registration, wine pouring, raffle sales, silent auction, live auction, and more.  We also need large groups to help set up for the event on Friday, May 19th.

  • Walk for Wishes – August  12 - Shollenberger Park, Petaluma
        August 19  - Google, Mountain View
        East Bay - date and location coming soon
    Walk for Wishes is a 5k fundraising walk where participants raise money to walk. We hold these at Shollenberger Park in Petaluma, the Google Headquarters in Mountain View, and the East Bay.  Volunteers help with registration, raffle, setup, breakdown, and course monitoring.
Make-A-Wish® Greater Bay Area
55 Hawthorne Street
Suite 800
San Francisco, CA 94105
(415) 982-9474