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February Volunteer of the Month: Rana Ali

With juggling her double major at Arizona State University, helping out as a teacher’s assistant and volunteering at Phoenix Children’s Hospital, Rana Ali definitely has a busy schedule. But amidst it all, Rana has jumped in as a volunteer wish granting assistant – so much so that she is being honored as Volunteer of the Month for February.

Feb 06, 2017

February Volunteer of the Month: Rana Ali

With juggling her double major at Arizona State University, helping out as a teacher’s assistant and volunteering at Phoenix Children’s Hospital, Rana Ali definitely has a busy schedule. But amidst it all, Rana has jumped in as a volunteer wish granting assistant – so much so that she is being honored as Volunteer of the Month for February.

December Volunteer of the Month: Jonathan Muñoz

Jonathan may be fairly new to wish granting, but he’s proven that with a little time, it’s easy for people to do a lot of good.

Dec 02, 2016

December Volunteer of the Month: Jonathan Muñoz

Jonathan may be fairly new to wish granting, but he’s proven that with a little time, it’s easy for people to do a lot of good.

Celebrating Chi Omega on Sisters Serve the World Day

Celebrating Chi Omega on Sisters Serve the World Day
"The power of a wish" - It's phrase I have heard more times than I can count. It is a combination of five simple words that hold so much meaning to me.

Nov 15, 2016

Celebrating Chi Omega on Sisters Serve the World Day

Celebrating Chi Omega on Sisters Serve the World Day
"The power of a wish" - It's phrase I have heard more times than I can count. It is a combination of five simple words that hold so much meaning to me.

November Volunteer of the Month: Manny Lucero

To say Manny is excited about granting wishes is an understatement. Five years ago, Manny participated in a Make-A-Wish Arizona volunteer training and signed onto his first wish the following day – which also happened to be his birthday.

Nov 01, 2016

November Volunteer of the Month: Manny Lucero

To say Manny is excited about granting wishes is an understatement. Five years ago, Manny participated in a Make-A-Wish Arizona volunteer training and signed onto his first wish the following day – which also happened to be his birthday.

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.

Oct 28, 2016

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.

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. With the average cost of a wish approximately $10,000, the money raised by the Walk For Wishes will help grant more than 25 Arizona wishes.

Oct 17, 2016

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. With the average cost of a wish approximately $10,000, the money raised by the Walk For Wishes will help grant more than 25 Arizona wishes.

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.

Oct 11, 2016

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.

September Volunteer of the Month: Krystal Sixberry

When Krystal became a Make-A-Wish Arizona volunteer in 2014, she was looking for a something positive and meaningful to help her through a very tough time in her life.

Aug 31, 2016

September Volunteer of the Month: Krystal Sixberry

When Krystal became a Make-A-Wish Arizona volunteer in 2014, she was looking for a something positive and meaningful to help her through a very tough time in her life.

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.

Aug 01, 2016

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.

Vote for Make-A-Wish Arizona to help us win $10,000 toward future wishes!

Make-A-Wish Arizona has been selected as one of the 15 nonprofit finalists for the three grants being offered from the Phoenix Business Journal!

Jul 19, 2016

Vote for Make-A-Wish Arizona to help us win $10,000 toward future wishes!

Make-A-Wish Arizona has been selected as one of the 15 nonprofit finalists for the three grants being offered from the Phoenix Business Journal!

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

About this Blog

Make-A-Wish Arizona is the founding chapter of Make-A-Wish, the international wish granting organization. Our chapter grants incredible wishes every day for Arizona children with critical illnesses. We want to share the stories of our wishes -- and the inspiration, creativity, imagination and life-affirming enthusiasm that they bring -- with you.

Make-A-Wish® Arizona
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Scottsdale, AZ 85251
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