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Social worker says referring kids for a wish is "the best feeling"

Krista Altermatt has witnessed the positive impact a wish has on kids with life-threatening medical conditions time and time again. A licensed social services professional who currently works at Banner University Medical Center in Tucson, Krista is one of many medical professionals who regularly refers children to Make-A-Wish Arizona.

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Dec 06, 2016

Social worker says referring kids for a wish is "the best feeling"

Krista Altermatt is one of many medical professionals who regularly refers children to Make-A-Wish.

Krista Altermatt has witnessed the positive impact a wish has on kids with life-threatening medical conditions time and time again. A licensed social services professional who currently works at Banner University Medical Center in Tucson, Krista is one of many medical professionals who regularly refers children to Make-A-Wish Arizona.

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Arizona pediatric oncologist shares why wishes are good medicine

A combined 89 percent of doctors, nurses and health professionals believe a wish experience can influence a child's physical health. Dr. Lisa Kopp, a pediatric oncologist at Banner Children’s Diamond Children’s Medical Center, is one of the many medical professionals in Arizona who has seen the healing power of a wish and feels a wish is really part of the treatment.

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Apr 19, 2016

Arizona pediatric oncologist shares why wishes are good medicine

Arizona pediatrician Dr. Lisa Kopp shares why wishes can heal.

A combined 89 percent of doctors, nurses and health professionals believe a wish experience can influence a child's physical health. Dr. Lisa Kopp, a pediatric oncologist at Banner Children’s Diamond Children’s Medical Center, is one of the many medical professionals in Arizona who has seen the healing power of a wish and feels a wish is really part of the treatment.

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Send a message of hope

With many of our wishes postponed, we want you to help keep our wish kids’ spirits high! Write, video or photograph yourself sharing a message of hope and post to any of our Make-A-Wish Arizona social media channels at @makeawishaz (tag @makeawisharizona on Instagram) and use the hashtag #WishesAreWaiting.

You can help bring hope to a child who needs it!

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