• Make-A-Wish Northeast New York


    Non-Profit Organization

    About Us

    Not for Profit granting wishes for chronically ill children. Make-A-Wish Northeast New York is on a quest to bring every eligible child's wish to life, because a wish is an integral part of a child's treatment journey. Research shows children who have wishes granted can build the physical and emotional strength they need to fight a critical illness.

    The chapter:
    - Grants 95-100 wishes a year on average to kids with life-threatening medical conditions across the 15 counties we serve;
    - Spends 78 cents of every dollar donated supporting wish-granting;
    - Is a Better Business Bureau Accredited Charity, a leading charity watchdog group;
    - Deploys more than 700 volunteers;
    - Has granted 1,950 wishes dating to our establishment in 1987;
    - Dedicates every penny of every dollar raised to granting LOCAL wishes;
    - Celebrates that 80 percent of our wish kids have survived and are living healthy and happy lives today;
    - Notes 99 percent of wish families observe increases in their wish kids’ emotional health!