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Adopt-A-Wish®

How to Adopt-A-Wish!

Everyone involved in fulfilling the wish of a sick child is touched by the magic of the experience…magic that brings hope, strength and joy to children and their families during a difficult time. A wish is something precious to look forward to and can make all the difference to a sick child and their family.

By adopting a wish you too can be part of the magic. When you, your company, professional club or student group chooses to adopt a specific child’s wish, you have the opportunity to become connected to the wish experience. Every wish is a unique and memorable experience for the wish child, the wish family and all those who participate in the wish. And many donors say they began their support of Make-A-Wish® and its endearing mission after hearing a child’s memorable wish story.

The average cost of a wish is approximately $5,000.  Your donation of $1,000 to $4,999 makes you a Wish Partner. Wish Partners fund a wish in concert with other Wish Partners. Or with a donation of $5,000+, you can be a Wish Maker, and fully fund a child’s wish.

Now you can help create more heartwarming stories for children with life-threatening medical conditions through the Make-A-Wish Foundation’s Adopt-A-Wish program. This giving option allows donors to fund a single wish experience in its entirety. The Make-A-Wish Foundation covers all costs associated with a wish, including transportation, food, lodging and admission fees for the entire family. We will provide you with a special story about your adopted wish so that you can see how your contribution brings joy to a courageous wish child.  We will also be able to invite you to be part of that child’s wish party if applicable.

Contact Jane Walsh at 601-366-9474 ext. 1305 or email jwalsh@ms.wish.org to find out how you can Adopt-A-Wish®!

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How We Grant Wishes

There are four steps to granting a wish. Each step builds on the next to help create the amazing experiences that delight wish kids and their families. A wish experience is frequently a source of inspiration for children undergoing difficult medical treatments and a positive force that helps them overcome their obstacles. A wish experience is often more than a dream come true: It’s the catalyst that rekindles their belief in themselves and the promise of their future.

See the steps it takes to grant a wish!

Make-A-Wish® Mississippi
576 Highland Colony Parkway
Suite 120
Ridgeland, MS 39157
(601) 366-9474
Toll Free (800) 819-4072
Make-A-Wish® Mississippi, Southern Region - Gulfport
P. O. Box 7488
Gulfport, MS 39506
(228) 575-8691
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