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Volunteer of the Month, Shantel Madsen

Shantel with wish granting partner Amy
When Shantel Madsen moved to Arizona with her kids a few years ago, she was looking for a new opportunity.

May 22, 2020

Volunteer of the Month, Shantel Madsen

Shantel with wish granting partner Amy
When Shantel Madsen moved to Arizona with her kids a few years ago, she was looking for a new opportunity.

Donor of the Month, The Goddard School

April Donor of the Month, The Goddard School
Last year, The Goddard School became the first early childhood development school to partner with Make-A-Wish Arizona.

Apr 14, 2020

Donor of the Month, The Goddard School

April Donor of the Month, The Goddard School
Last year, The Goddard School became the first early childhood development school to partner with Make-A-Wish Arizona.

For more than 30 years, Terri has volunteered in almost every fashion

Terri Amabisca
For more than 30 years, Terri has volunteered with Make-A-Wish Arizona in almost every fashion.

Apr 08, 2020

For more than 30 years, Terri has volunteered in almost every fashion

Terri Amabisca
For more than 30 years, Terri has volunteered with Make-A-Wish Arizona in almost every fashion.

Volunteer of the Month, Audrey Alfano

Audrey Alfano is the March 2020 Volunteer of the Month
Audrey decided to volunteer with Make-A-Wish in 2017 after attending the Wish Ball. Now, three years later, she has granted several wishes and is not stopping any time soon.

Mar 30, 2020

Volunteer of the Month, Audrey Alfano

Audrey Alfano is the March 2020 Volunteer of the Month
Audrey decided to volunteer with Make-A-Wish in 2017 after attending the Wish Ball. Now, three years later, she has granted several wishes and is not stopping any time soon.

After granting 60+ wishes, Aaron Ling says volunteering changed his life

Wish kid Sebastian
Aaron has volunteered since high school, at places like Habitat for Humanity, Big Brothers Big Sisters, United Way and other mentorship programs. Yet, once Aaron heard about Make-A-Wish Arizona, he knew it was the place for him.

Mar 25, 2020

After granting 60+ wishes, Aaron Ling says volunteering changed his life

Wish kid Sebastian
Aaron has volunteered since high school, at places like Habitat for Humanity, Big Brothers Big Sisters, United Way and other mentorship programs. Yet, once Aaron heard about Make-A-Wish Arizona, he knew it was the place for him.

Donor of the Month, West Valley Mavericks

January Donor of the Month, West Valley Mavericks
The West Valley Mavericks Foundation is a nonprofit organization that supports children and families in the West Valley. Since partnering with Make-A-Wish Arizona in 2015, its members helped grant 25 wishes while also raising more than $150,000 for the local chapter.

Jan 08, 2020

Donor of the Month, West Valley Mavericks

January Donor of the Month, West Valley Mavericks
The West Valley Mavericks Foundation is a nonprofit organization that supports children and families in the West Valley. Since partnering with Make-A-Wish Arizona in 2015, its members helped grant 25 wishes while also raising more than $150,000 for the local chapter.

[QUIZ] What's Your 2020 Resolution?

Find out how you can connect your resolution to help grant wishes
Are you celebrating any milestones or starting a new resolution this year? Find out how you can connect your resolution to help grant wishes!

Jan 03, 2020

[QUIZ] What's Your 2020 Resolution?

Find out how you can connect your resolution to help grant wishes
Are you celebrating any milestones or starting a new resolution this year? Find out how you can connect your resolution to help grant wishes!

ACE Asphalt paves the way to Caroline’s wish for a backyard race track

If there is one thing 9-year-old Caroline knows for sure it is that she “likes to go fast.”

Oct 17, 2018

ACE Asphalt paves the way to Caroline’s wish for a backyard race track

If there is one thing 9-year-old Caroline knows for sure it is that she “likes to go fast.”

October Volunteer of the Month, Krizia Ayoub

October Volunteer of the Month
Krizia Ayoub is a self-described hometown kid. She went to high school in Arizona after moving from Texas, so it just made sense to her to volunteer for an organization that started right here in Phoenix.

Oct 10, 2018

October Volunteer of the Month, Krizia Ayoub

October Volunteer of the Month
Krizia Ayoub is a self-described hometown kid. She went to high school in Arizona after moving from Texas, so it just made sense to her to volunteer for an organization that started right here in Phoenix.

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
(602) 395-9474
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