There are many wonderful organizations dedicated to granting wishes for families living with a catastrophic diagnosis. Below are links to various groups that provide such services.
*Please note: Groups featured on this page are not meant as an endorsement of that group.
Wish requests include diversionary activities and gifts for seriously ill children up to the age of 21. Special requests address essential, practical needs of seriously ill children up to the age of 21.
Do It For The Love
Do It For The Love is a wish-granting nonprofit organization that brings people living with life-threatening illnesses, children with severe challenges and wounded veterans to live concerts. Through the healing power of music, our goal is to inspire joy, hope and lasting celebratory memories in the face of severe illness or trauma.
The Dream Factory is the largest children’s wish-granting organization that does not limit its mission to children who have life-threatening illness. “We grant dreams to critically and chronically ill children from the ages of three through eighteen.”
Dream Foundation serves terminally-ill adults and their families by providing end-of-life Dreams that offer inspiration, comfort and closure.
Grant Angel Wishes and Travel,
Grant Angel Wishes and Travel grants a travel wish to individuals ages 3-75 who have a terminal condition, with a 12 month or less diagnosed prognosis.
Hope Kids provides ongoing events, activities and a powerful, unique support community for families who have a child with cancer or some other life-threatening medical condition.
Jason’s Dream for Kids
Jason's Dreams for Kids, Inc. fulfills the wishes of children diagnosed with life-threatening illnesses through a variety of fundraising events as well as individual and corporate donations.
Kids Wish Network
“Kids Wish Network has been making dreams come true for hundreds of thousands of children all over the world since 1997. We are dedicated to infusing hope, creating happy memories, and improving the quality of life for children who are experiencing life-altering situations.”
“We grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy.”
The Marty Lyons Foundation
The Marty Lyons Foundation (MLF) was established in 1982 to fulfill the special wishes of children, ages three (3) to seventeen (17) years old, who have been diagnosed as having a terminal or life-threatening illness by providing and arranging special wish requests. We are unique in that we will grant a second wish to a deserving child.
Merlin’s Magic Wand
Charity that arranges “magical days out” for seriously ill, disabled, and disadvantaged children
Project Angel Fares
Project Angel Fares serves to provide all travel expenses paid trips to Morgan’s Wonderland, the world’s first ultra-accessible theme park, where anyone can play! We give trips of a lifetime, and you can too. If you share the Project Angel Fares vision, then please consider making a gift today.
Special Spectators provides VIP sports experiences for critically ill children and their families
A Special Wish
A Special Wish Foundation, Inc., is a non-profit charitable organization dedicated to granting the wishes of children under the age of 21 and diagnosed as having a life-threatening disorder.
Sunshine Foundation’s sole purpose is to answer the dreams of chronically ill, seriously ill, physically challenged and abused children ages three to eighteen, whose families cannot fulfill their requests due to financial strain that the child’s illness may cause.
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