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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 critical illnesses.

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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

  • This #WorldWishDay, we’re trying to make the impossible possible by granting every eligible child's wish. You can help us reach our goal and transform the lives of wish kids like Charlotte by donating to Make-A-Wish America in-store or online at Claire's through 5/30!
Make-A-Wish® Wyoming
PO Box 273
Casper, WY 82602
(307) 234-9474
Toll Free Wyoming Only (888) 996-9474