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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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Upcoming Events

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Walk For Wishes

August 05, 2017

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Walk For Wishes East Bay

August 05, 2017

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Walk For Wishes North Bay

August 12, 2017

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Latest Status Update

  • Ashley, 5 with end stage kidney disease, wished to have a Rapunzel-themed birthday party! It takes an entire community to grant a wish. Special thanks to the Marinovich Community Center; photographer Hollie Flicke; Edith Garcia of Sweet Treasures, who provided the dessert table; costume characters from Children's Delight Entertainment; and volunteers Jenn Majdi and Brenda Ruiz, who all played an integral role in granting this wish! To find out how you can get involved in making wishes come true for kids like Ashley, please visit:
Make-A-Wish® Greater Bay Area
55 Hawthorne Street
Suite 800
San Francisco, CA 94105
(415) 982-9474