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

  Make-A-Wish Canada is an independently operating affiliate of Make-A-Wish international. We create life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses, and we are on a quest to bring every eligible child's wish to life, because a wish is an integral part of a child's treatment journey. Research shows children who have wishes granted can build the physical and emotional strength they need to fight a critical illness. Make-A-Wish is the world’s leading children’s wish-granting organization, operating in 50 countries. Here in Canada, we serve children in every community from coast to coast to coast.

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Wish kids face a lot of challenges. They face critical illnesses, and they face uncertainty about their future. They face the facts about their sickness, and they face an often-harsh reality.

  Wish kids and their families persevere. They overcome.

  Make-A-Wish Canada has helped them since 1983. With generous support from donors, we have granted more than 38,500 wishes, lifting kids beyond their medical conditions and fulfilling once-in-a-lifetime dreams.

  Thanks to donors, kids, families and communities, we celebrate a successful history of granting wishes and changing lives. But with thousands of kids expected to be newly diagnosed with a critical illness this year, we have more to do if we are to reach every eligible child.

  Your support will help us do it. Through our Golf for Wishes, you can help wish kids face a new day with the happiness, health and hope a wish can bring.

• 97% of adult former wish kids report improved mental and emotional health because of their wish experiences

• 83% of adult former wish kids said that their wish experience improved their physical health and strength

• 71% of adult former wish kids believe the wish experience contributed to saving their lives