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Make-A-Wish Orange County and the Inland Empire has granted wishes to more than 5,000 local children. Wishes strengthen these children and their families, rally communities together, and change the lives of everyone involved.


Wish Stories

When we first meet with a child, we ask, “What is your most heartfelt wish?” When a child answers this question, a Make-A-Wish experience is born.

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Wish Videos

Wishes captured on video allow you to see and hear the joy of wish children whose lives have been changed thanks to a Make-A-Wish experience.

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Wish Impact & Facts

Want to know more about the wishes we grant and why we grant them? Learn more here!

Share Your Wish Story

Have you had a Make-A-Wish® experience?

Share your personal recollections about a Make-A-Wish® experience.

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Latest Status Update

  • Happy #StPatricksDay! Last Sunday, many came together to surprise wish kid Dallas with the news that his wish to go to Ireland is coming true! Thank you to his wish granters, California Irish Festival and Brick Top Blaggers for making his wish reveal extra special. Read more:

Did You Know?

The Orange County and the Inland Empire chapter hopes to grant 347 wishes this year, but that is still less than half of the eligible wishes in the community. With additional funding, more wishes could be granted.   

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  • Happy St. Patrick’s Day! 🍀 Meet Brianna! In 2011, her most heartfelt wish to go to Ireland and learn more about her…
Make-A-Wish® Orange County & the Inland Empire
3230 El Camino Real
Suite 100
Irvine, CA 92602-1389
(714) 573-9474

Make-A-Wish® Orange County & the Inland Empire, Riverside Office
1650 Spruce
Suite 100
Riverside, CA 92507
(951) 321-0179