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Our Story

Make-A-Wish® is the legacy of Chris Greicius, a 7-year-old boy from Phoenix who had his one true wish granted in 1980. Over 30 years later, there are now thousands of wishes granted every year.

Christopher, age 7, smiling in his official police uniform.

How it all started

Chris, 7, was diagnosed with leukemia. More than anything else, he wished to be a police officer. Caring people in his community granted his wish ... and set in motion a phenomenon that would create an unprecedented kind of charity.

Read more about Chris Greicius
Our mission

Our Mission

Make-A-Wish serves a unique, and vital, role in helping strengthen and empower children battling life-threatening medical conditions.

Wish kid Noella

How We Grant Wishes

There are four steps to granting a wish. Each step builds on the next and creates amazing experiences that delight wish kids and their families.

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Latest Status Update

  • Our Kids for Wish Kids students at Natrona County High School raised $2,210 during Natrona Palooza this week to grant the wishes of Wyoming children! We couldn't be more thankful for the group of dedicated students in our state, together we are making wishes possible.
Make-A-Wish® Wyoming
PO Box 273
Casper, WY 82602
(307) 234-9474
Toll Free Wyoming Only (888) 996-9474