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Wishes

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.

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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!

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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

  • We want to give a special thank you to our amazing friends at The Smile Generation for their donation of a First Pitch opportunity for wish alumni Michael at a recent Los Angeles Angels game! You may remember Michael from 2015 when we granted his wish to meet the Angels and Mike Trout! #FlashbackFriday #WishKidAlumni

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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  • Huge thanks to @smilegen for allowing wish alumni Michael to throw out the first pitch at a recent @Angels game! Yo… https://t.co/N7kShgxkgn
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