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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

  • A couple of visitors stopped in for ice cream this week during our annual Make-A-Wish Wyoming board retreat! Lexi's wish to go to the Virgin Islands was granted in 2016, and she returned to share the impact of her wish experience since it was granted 3 years ago.
Make-A-Wish® Wyoming
236 W 1st Street
Casper, WY 82601
(307) 234-9474
Toll Free Wyoming Only (888) 996-9474