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The Wish List of Granting Orgs.

  Adventures For Wish Kids - Ohio
Provides continuing support and lasting memories for children and adolescents with life threatening illness and their families.
  • Angelwish
    We are going to remove all the obstacles that have stood in your way of helping others, especially children and their families that are living with HIV/AIDS.
  • Believe In Tomorrow National Children's Foundation
    Our programs and services help children with life-threatening illnesses believe in hope, joy and the promise of tomorrow.  Our foundation is dedicated to improving the quality of life for critically ill children and their families through three unique programs. Serving over 38,000 children each year, we have become a national leader in pediatric support services that help to ease pain, reduce loneliness and bring joy to children throughout their treatment process.

  • Canadian Centre for Abuse Awareness
    Grants non-travel wishes and programs to severely abused and neglected children.
  • Central Illinois Dream Factory
    Grants dreams to children in the Central Illinois area (75 mile radius of Peoria, Illinois), who are between the ages of 3 and 18 years who have been diagnosed with critical or chronic illnesses.
  • Chef David’s Kids
    We help children afflicted with any form of terminal illness such as cancer, leukemia, and pediatric HIV. We also help with neglected and abused children. We have handled thousands of interactions and wishes for children in the last ten years and have never failed to help when needed, no matter how many times a child needs us.
  • Children's Wish Foundation International
    Children's Wish will fulfill the favorite wish for any child not expected to reach age 18. Each wish, truly the child's own, must be completed while the child is healthy enough to fully enjoy it. The immediate family is included in the wish fulfillment, so that the child and family will share in the experience and create happy memories together.
  • Children's Wish Foundation of Canada—Canada
    This organization with 12 provincial Chapter Offices from coast to coast is dedicated to fulfilling a favorite wish for children afflicted with a high risk, life-threatening illness.
  • Dial-a-Dream—United Kingdom
    This organization strives to make Dreams a reality for children suffering a life threatening or debilitating illness, and thereby enabling them to continue their fight against their illness.
  • Dream-A-Wish Foundation—Florida

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  • Dream Come True—Pennsylvania
    Dream Come True seeks to fulfill the dreams of children who are seriously, chronically, and terminally ill and reside in the greater Lehigh Valley area of Pennsylvania.
  • Dreams Come True
    Provides wishes for children battling life-threatening illnesses in Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia.  All children between the ages of two and a half and eighteen who have been diagnosed with a life-threatening illness and either live or are treated in Northeast Florida or Southeast Georgia, including Shands Gainesville, are eligible for a dreams. Children must be referred by their physician and have all activities approved.
  • Dream Factory
    The Dream Factory grants dreams to children diagnosed with critical or chronic illnesses who are 3 through 18 years of age.
  • Dream Factory of Greater Kansas City
    Grants wishes to seriously or chronically ill children aged 3 to 18 who live in the greater Kansas City area.
  • Dream Foundation
    Dream Foundation is a national wish-granting organization who grants the wishes of terminally ill adults aged 18 to 65.
  • Dream Lives On - Alaska
    Adults, age 18 years and older, who have been diagnosed with a year or less to live.
  • Fairygodmother Foundation
    Fairygodmother Foundation make wishes come true for individuals (18 and older) and loved ones in their time of greatest need by turning dreams into reality.
  • Give Kids the World
    This organization is not a wish-granting organization in the strictest sense. Rather, it works with other wish foundations to send children with life threatening illnesses to the Central Florida area. Every child that comes to Give Kids The World does so with the sponsorship of another wish granting organization. It has served children from all 50 states and more than 45 countries.
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  • Make-a-Wish Foundation of Canada—Canada
    This chapter which serves various regions in Canada seeks to fulfill the special wishes of children under the age of 18 who have life-threatening illnesses.
  • Make-a-Wish Foundation of India—India
    This chapter which serves those in India helps children suffering from life threatening diseases realize their heart's desire.
  • Make-A-Wish Foundation of Wisconsin
  • The Marty Lyons Foundation
    Established to fulfill the special wishes of children aged three to seventeen years old, who have been diagnosed as having a terminal or life threatening illness by providing and arranging special wish requests. The principal office is in New York, but the Foundation also operates chapters in New Jersey, New York, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Maryland, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida.
  • Never Too Late
    Staffed by a passionate group of volunteers who donate their time and talents to help make the dreams and wishes of the forgotten elderly and terminally ill adults come true.
  • Round Table Children's Wish - United Kingdom
    Grant Wishes to children suffering from life-threatening illnesses.

    • Silver Lining Foundation
      Among other things, the Silver Lining Foundation provides wishes for children with cancer while their are receiving treatment. 

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    List of Wish Granting Organizations - Family Village Society & Culture  (tags: wish foundationschildren, family, health, women, philanthropy, humans, GoodNews )

    StarsButterfliesGold Notes
    - 10 hours ago -
    Quite a few around the world, Canada, USA, UK. For various reasons, and illnesses

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