Help Make-A-Wish Deliver Hope to Children With Critical Illnesses. Celebrate World Wish Day 2021 by Creating Hope.

Help Make-A-Wish Deliver Hope to Children With Critical Illnesses. Celebrate World Wish Day 2021 by Creating Hope.

Don't Wait for Hope. Create it.
Don't Wait for Hope. Create it. Support Wishes Like Kylie's.

Don't Wait for Hope. Create it. Support Wishes Like Kylie's.

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.@Amercharities: Hope is essential for children with critical illnesses. You can unlock the life-changing power of a wish for a child in your community today. Don’t wait for hope. Create it. Learn how you can celebrate #WorldWishDay with @MakeAWish: https://impact.ac/3wU3tEU
Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 12:30pm

CAMPAIGN: Connecting Business to Cause

CONTENT: Blog

Every year, Make-A-Wish, the organization that grants life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses, celebrates World Wish Day® on April 29, the anniversary of the wish that inspired the founding of Make-A-Wish in 1980. As the countdown to World Wish Day continues all throughout April, Make-A-Wish is launching a bold, fundraising-focused campaign titled, "Don't Wait for Hope. Create it."

The inspiration for "Don't Wait for Hope. Create it." stems from the fact that wish families have been some of the hardest hit by the pandemic. Feelings of fear and isolation have become commonplace for everyone, but they are often felt deepest by the most vulnerable members of the population, including children with critical illnesses. Now more than ever, wishes can bring hope, joy and a sense of normalcy back into the lives of wish kids and their families. "Don't Wait for Hope. Create it." empowers individuals and corporations to donate to make life-changing wishes possible for children who are waiting for their wishes to come true.

"With our new campaign, we are focused on conveying urgency and driving action because Make-A-Wish is uniquely qualified to deliver hope to children with critical illnesses and their families at a time when they need it most," said Richard K. Davis, president and CEO of Make-A-Wish America. "Through a wish come true, we are able to give wish kids a piece of their childhood back – and every child deserves a childhood."

Between now and World Wish Day, several Make-A-Wish national sponsors will showcase their support for the wish-granting organization, including Macy's, Avis, City Electric Supply, FabFitFun, Keebler, Marquis®, Topgolf and WWE.

Learn more and help at wish.org.

About Make-A-Wish
Make-A-Wish creates life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses. Headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, Make-A-Wish is the world's leading children's wish-granting organization, operating in every community in the United States and in nearly 50 countries worldwide. Together with generous donors, supporters, staff and more than 30,000 volunteers across the U.S., Make-A-Wish delivers hope and joy to children and their families when they need it most. Make-A-Wish aims to bring the power of wishing to every child with a critical illness because wish experiences can help improve emotional and physical health. Since 1980, Make-A-Wish has granted more than 500,000 wishes worldwide; more than 340,000 wishes in the U.S. and its territories alone. For more information about Make-A-Wish America, visit wish.org.