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OTHER WAYS TO GIVE
Tis the Season to Give a Gift of Appreciated Stock
Giving appreciated stock to the Foundation is just one of the many ways you can help make wishes come true for Wisconsin wish kids. If you have any questions about this, please contact David Groszczyk at 262.781.4445
Through our membership in Community Health Charities of Wisconsin, you can, through a periodic payroll deduction, provide a manageable annual gift to ensure that the programs we provide to local communities across Wisconsin continue. Contact your Human Resources coordinator or department to ensure you have this opportunity.
To find us on your United Way Form click here to view the sample form. Our organization number is 43540.
Workplace giving - Learn about workplace giving options.
Leave a Legacy
Richard and Janis, Make-A-Wish Wisconsin volunteers and long-time supporters, know how much a wish can bring hope, strength and joy to the lives of brave, deserving children.
Janis has been involved as a volunteer Wish Granter for over 13 years and has seen the amazing effects a wish has on the children and families we serve.
Richard and Janis wanted to ensure the next generation of wish children have the opportunity to have their wishes come true. Click here to read Richard and Janis' story.
Including Make-A-Wish Wisconsin in your estate plans is just one way you can make a legacy gift to the Foundation. To learn more about making a planned gift click here.
Remember to consult your attorney or financial planner when considering a planned gift.
Donate your air miles
CLICK HERE or call 855.332.9474 for more information.
Join the Make-A-Wish Team
Make-A-Wish Wisconsin has the following position open: Wish Coordinator
Click here to view the job description
Eat-A-Dish for Make-A-Wish at Maggiano’s Little Italy
Maggiano’s Little Italy restaurants across the country will encourage their guests to “Eat-A-Dish for Make-A-Wish” to help raise funds for Make-A-Wish from April 25 – July 3, 2013. The campaign includes donations to Make-A-Wish through the purchase of featured menu items as well as by guest donations through the purchase of Star Cards. Also, for each new "like" Maggiano’s receives on Facebook during the campaign, $1 will be donated to Make-A-Wish, up to $25k! Click here to find the closest Maggiano’s
Rare LEGO sets make wish complete
Neillsville, WI - Ben's wish request seemed simple enough at first glance. What he wanted more than anything else was LEGOs. However, most of the LEGO sets he wanted were rare or retired sets that were no longer being sold. With the help of a LEGO expert who located the LEGOs on his wish list, Ben now has the sets he needed to complete his Pirates and Castle collection. Many of the sets were found in parts of Europe and California. Click here to read more about Benjamin's wish.
World Wish Day
World Wish Day®, April 29, was a celebration more than 30 years in the making: in 1980, a 7-year-old boy received his heartfelt wish to be a police officer for a day. That one wish inspired the founding of Make-A-Wish® and launched the wish granting movement that circles the globe today. You can still be part of the celebration by donating your airline miles at wisconsin.wish.org/miles.
WWE Superstar and wish granter John Cena – WWE Universe, donated 4.5 million miles and he surprised a special wish kid on “Today.” Click here to watch the video.
Kaiden "Lambo" Lambert tops at TOPGUN
Neenah, WI - Move over Maverick and Iceman there's a new top gun and his name is Lambo. Eight-year-old Kaiden, a.k.a. Lambo just returned from his wish to visit the U.S. Navy's TOPGUN school in Fallon, Nevada and had an incredible experience. His grandmother, Dorothy, recently wrote a wonderful letter thanking everyone who made his wish possible. Click here to read her letter. To view some of the pictures from his wish experience click here.
Fashion show to benefit Make-A-Wish Wisconsin starting at 7:00 p.m. For directions click here to go to the Hot Water Wherehouse Web site.
This annual event is held at the Clark County Fairgrounds, Neillsville Registration is from 8:30 am to 11:30 am. Convoy leaves at noon sharp. Any vehicles welcome with donation at the door. Events include a food stand, silent auction and door prizes. For more information contact Punk Montgomery at (715) 238-7797 with questions or donations.
All Wisconsin Timber Rattlers baseball players will wear custom Star Wars jerseys. After the game all jerseys will be autographed and auctioned off to benefit Make-A-Wish. Don’t miss appearances by the 501st Legion of Star Wars characters.
Visit www.timberrattlers.com to purchase tickets and learn more.
June 8 - 10:00 a.m. to Noon
A great event organized by kids for kids! Dashing for Dollars will include soccer, a 50/50 raffle, bake sale and dollar donations per goal. For more information contact Greg or Candice Wimmer at 262.787.5977.
June 8 - 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Get your car sparkling clean and help grant a wish! Visit the Sole Sisters Club at the West Allis Wisconsin Athletic Club at 1939 S 108th St West Allis, WI 53227 and get your car washed.
Raise Funds for Make-A-Wish
Organize a fundraiser for Make-A-Wish Foundation this year and help make wishes come true for some very special children. Click here to learn how.
STUDENTS & TEACHERS
If you looking for an opportunity to sponsor local wishes by holding fundraisers like toy & coin drives, talent & fashion shows, sports tournaments, interschool competitions, teacher contests then the Make-A-Wish Foundation's Kids For Wish Kids program can help.
This program gives has all the tools you will need to create a successful fundraising event. Click here to download a FREE Kids For Wish Kids information kit.