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Make-A-Wish® Greater Bay Area granted 378 wishes last year alone – each one a life-affirming testament to hope, strength, and joy.

Mile's Wish to be Batkid

Wish Stories

Make-A-Wish grants a wish, on average, every 38 minutes to a child with a life-threatening medical condition. Wishes come in all shapes and sizes. Some are heartfelt or jaw-dropping, funny or tear-jerkers. Enjoy your journey.

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Wish Impact & Facts

Learn about the very real impacts that wishes have for wish kids, families, and everyone else touched by a wish.

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Wish kid Noella

How We Grant Wishes

There are four steps to granting a wish. Each step builds on the next and creates amazing experiences that delight wish kids and their families.

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Latest Status Update

  • 11-year-old Ava, who has a gastrointestinal disorder, wished to go to the set of Dancing with the Stars, where she met and danced with Val Chmerkovskiy! Learn more about the incredible support from our many Disney friends: (Make-A-Wish Southern Florida; Make-A-Wish Greater Los Angeles, Make-A-Wish America)
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San Francisco, CA 94105
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