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

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. The Top-Rated Nonprofit Award is based on the large number of positive reviews written by volunteers, donors and clients.

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Oct 28, 2016

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

2016 Top-Rated Nonprofit - Make-A-Wish Arizona

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. The Top-Rated Nonprofit Award is based on the large number of positive reviews written by volunteers, donors and clients.

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2016 Phoenix Walk For Wishes helps grant 25 future wishes

Make-A-Wish Arizona, the founding chapter of the international wish granting organization, raised more than $260,000 toward future Arizona wishes through the 2016 Phoenix Walk For Wishes® presented by Isagenix, even though the event itself was rained out.

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Oct 17, 2016

2016 Phoenix Walk For Wishes helps grant 25 future wishes

Phoenix Walk For Wishes 2016

Make-A-Wish Arizona, the founding chapter of the international wish granting organization, raised more than $260,000 toward future Arizona wishes through the 2016 Phoenix Walk For Wishes® presented by Isagenix, even though the event itself was rained out.

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October Volunteer of the Month: Mindi Carlisle

Mindi has a very special place in her heart for giving. Three years ago she was looking to get more involved in the community. Her job at Discover, a Make-A-Wish Arizona workplace giving partner, led her to volunteer as a wish granter.

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Oct 11, 2016

October Volunteer of the Month: Mindi Carlisle

Mindi Carlisle is the October 2016 Volunteer of the Month.

Mindi has a very special place in her heart for giving. Three years ago she was looking to get more involved in the community. Her job at Discover, a Make-A-Wish Arizona workplace giving partner, led her to volunteer as a wish granter.

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August Volunteer of the Month: Melissa Stevens

Melissa has been a Make-A-Wish Arizona wish granting volunteer since 2014. Although she lives an extremely busy life and is involved with many different things, Melissa always manages to make the time to help grant kids their one true wish.

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Aug 01, 2016

August Volunteer of the Month: Melissa Stevens

Melissa is the August 2016 Volunteer of the Month.

Melissa has been a Make-A-Wish Arizona wish granting volunteer since 2014. Although she lives an extremely busy life and is involved with many different things, Melissa always manages to make the time to help grant kids their one true wish.

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[VIDEO] Learn more about what volunteer opportunities we offer!

We rely on the dedication and passion of our volunteers to accomplish our mission of granting the wishes of Arizona children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength, and joy. We invite you to Share the Power of a Wish®, whether it's a few hours each month or a few days each year.

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Jul 21, 2016

[VIDEO] Learn more about what volunteer opportunities we offer!

Volunteer with Make-A-Wish Arizona

We rely on the dedication and passion of our volunteers to accomplish our mission of granting the wishes of Arizona children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength, and joy. We invite you to Share the Power of a Wish®, whether it's a few hours each month or a few days each year.

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Watch Cox 7 Arizona's four part series on the impact of a wish

Cox 7 Arizona has documented the impact of a wish through a four part series about Make-A-Wish Arizona, illustrating the wish journey and all of the people involved who make wishes possible for Arizona kids with life-threatening medical conditions. Meet wish kids, families and volunteers through all stages of the wish process and learn more about how the organization started right here in Arizona.

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Jul 19, 2016

Watch Cox 7 Arizona's four part series on the impact of a wish

The Wish Journey

Cox 7 Arizona has documented the impact of a wish through a four part series about Make-A-Wish Arizona, illustrating the wish journey and all of the people involved who make wishes possible for Arizona kids with life-threatening medical conditions. Meet wish kids, families and volunteers through all stages of the wish process and learn more about how the organization started right here in Arizona.

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Wish granting becomes a family affair for parents Jeff and Mindy

Make-A-Wish Arizona is founded on the idea that it is not just the wish kid who benefits from a wish experience. Volunteers Mindy and Jeff Clark are a perfect example of how a wish can change the life of everyone around a wish child.

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Jun 23, 2016

Wish granting becomes a family affair for parents Jeff and Mindy

Wish parents, Jeff and Mindy Clark, are also volunteer wish granters.

Make-A-Wish Arizona is founded on the idea that it is not just the wish kid who benefits from a wish experience. Volunteers Mindy and Jeff Clark are a perfect example of how a wish can change the life of everyone around a wish child.

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Father and son pediatricians know the healing impact of a wish

Dr. Harold Magalnick and Dr. Michael Magalnick are father and son pediatricians living in Arizona, who understand the physical impact a wish has on kids with serious illnesses. While both doctors have seen the healing power of a wish from the physician side, they’ve also experienced the impact a wish can have through their other roles in the organization.

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May 18, 2016

Father and son pediatricians know the healing impact of a wish

Father and son pediatricians Dr. Harold and Dr. Michael Magalnick share the healing power of a wish.

Dr. Harold Magalnick and Dr. Michael Magalnick are father and son pediatricians living in Arizona, who understand the physical impact a wish has on kids with serious illnesses. While both doctors have seen the healing power of a wish from the physician side, they’ve also experienced the impact a wish can have through their other roles in the organization.

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Make-A-Wish Arizona earns 4-Star rating from Charity Navigator

Make-A-Wish Arizona is proud to announce that the chapter has earned a valued 4-star rating on Charity Navigator. The 4-star rating is given to charities for sound fiscal management, commitment to accountability and commitment to transparency. This is the first time Make-A-Wish Arizona has earned this top distinction.

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Apr 15, 2016

Make-A-Wish Arizona earns 4-Star rating from Charity Navigator

Make-A-Wish Arizona earns 4-star rating on Charity Navigator

Make-A-Wish Arizona is proud to announce that the chapter has earned a valued 4-star rating on Charity Navigator. The 4-star rating is given to charities for sound fiscal management, commitment to accountability and commitment to transparency. This is the first time Make-A-Wish Arizona has earned this top distinction.

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Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation awards $100,000 Grand Slam Grant

Make-A-Wish Arizona was awarded a $100,000 Grand Slam Grant from the Arizona Diamondback Foundation on March 31 during the 10th Annual Evening on the Diamond. More than $1.8 million was raised, and the D-backs awarded more than $1 million to participating organizations.

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Apr 15, 2016

Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation awards $100,000 Grand Slam Grant

Make-A-Wish Arizona awarded $100,000 Grand Slam Grant from Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation

Make-A-Wish Arizona was awarded a $100,000 Grand Slam Grant from the Arizona Diamondback Foundation on March 31 during the 10th Annual Evening on the Diamond. More than $1.8 million was raised, and the D-backs awarded more than $1 million to participating organizations.

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