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Make-A-Wish Arizona honored as 2016 Top-Rated nonprofit


October 28, 2016

PHOENIX (October 28, 2016) – Make-A-Wish Arizona has once again been awarded the prestigious 2016 Top-Rated Award by GreatNonprofits, the leading provider of user reviews about nonprofit organizations.

“We are excited to be named a Top-Rated 2016 Nonprofit by,” says Elizabeth Reich, President/CEO of Make-A-Wish Arizona. “We are so humbled that our volunteers, our donors and even our wish families wrote such positive reviews based on their personal experience with our organization. This fiscal year, we were able to grant a record 365 wishes, or 1 Wish A Day, and to know that our wish kids, volunteer and donors felt the impact of those wishes is extraordinary.”

While the Top-Rated Awards run through the end of October, Make-A-Wish Arizona was part of the inaugural group to qualify for the year. In addition, the organization was added to GreatNonprofits #GivingTuesday Guide—an interactive guide to top nonprofits throughout the years. Look for this near the holidays.

“Savvy donors want to see the impact of their donations more than ever,” said Perla Ni, CEO of GreatNonprofits, “People with direct experience with Make-A-Wish Arizona have voted that the organization is making a real difference.”

Being on the Top-Rated list gives donors and volunteers more confidence that this is a credible organization. The reviews by volunteers, clients and other donors show the on-the-ground results of this nonprofit. This award is a form of recognition by the community.

About Make-A-Wish Arizona
Make-A-Wish Arizona is the founding chapter of the now international wish granting association and grants approximately 365 wishes per year. With more than 540 children diagnosed annually with a life-threatening medical condition that would make them eligible for a wish, the chapter is dedicated to raising the funds to expand their reach throughout the state.

For more information, visit to discover how you can share the power of a wish®.

About GreatNonprofits
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Hollie Costello
VP of Public Relations & Marketing
2901 North 78th Street
Scottsdale, AZ  85251

Phone : (602) 343-9434
Fax : (602) 395-0722

Make-A-Wish® Arizona
2901 North 78th Street
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
(602) 395-9474
Toll Free (800) 324-9474