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WISHES GRANTED TO DATE

Together, we create life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses.

A Year of Unprecedented Wishes Fulfilled: Celebrating Our Impact

2023 was a year of great impact for Make-A-Wish Canada. We granted 1,389 wishes, connecting over 377,000 people and providing moments of strength, hope, and joy that resonated throughout communities across Canada. Together we granted 44% more wishes than the previous year! You can explore our impact in our newly released annual report.​

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Meet the courageous wish kids

Wishes are transformative, replacing fear with confidence, sadness with joy, and anxiety with hope. We believe that through these experiences, children can find strength and inspiration, discovering that anything is possible.

Scarlett

A wish is more than a wish

It’s a powerful psychological intervention that strengthens not only the children and parents facing critical illness but everyone connected to that child: their siblings and extended family, their teachers and classmates, their care team, volunteers, donors, and the broader community.

a wish is more than a wish
Woman for wishes

Women for Wishes

Last year, the inaugural Women for Wishes program inspired a diverse community of women from across Canada to be ambassadors to help Make-A-Wish raise $1 million dollars. Thanks to our participants, we reached our goal! Become part of the 2024 movement and help us smash our next $1 million dollar target, and grant wishes to children from coast to coast who are living with critical illnesses.

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