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35 Years of Wishes

With the help of the local community, we are proud to have granted more than 6,000 wishes to children battling critical illnesses.

Meet Kevin - 1980s
  Meet Jeff - 1990s

Kevin was diagnosed with Wilms' tumor when he was only 20 months old. After having his tumor removed, the cancer returned three times in the same location. In 1987, his most heartfelt wish to go to the Walt Disney World Resort came true. Today, he is a four-time cancer survivor. Read more
  Due to his Hodgkin's lymphoma diagnosis at 4 years old, Jeff's childhood was mostly spent in the hospital. He wished to have a tree house as it would give him a chance to not worry about his next hospital visit. In 1992, his doctors sent him home with a 5 percent chance to live. Today, he is clear of cancer. Read more

Meet Christian - 2000s    Meet Haley - 2010s

Christian had just celebrated his 6th birthday when he first started feeling cancer symptoms. Growing up, his most heartfelt wish had always been to be a storm chaser and experience a tornado first-hand. Although it was an extreme wish, Make-A-Wish made it happen. Read more
  With the news of her Hodgkin's lymphoma diagnosis, Haley felt that all her dreams of becoming an actress and wanting to help make the world a better place were becoming out of reach. In 2014, her wish to meet her favorite actress came true and gave her hope for the future. Read more

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