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Chapter History

Make-A-Wish® Greater Virginia is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that has been granting wishes since August 1987. Through fundraising and donor support, the Greater Virginia Chapter has been able to grant the wishes of more than 4,500 children.

Our Chapter territory covers the entire Commonwealth of Virginia except for the counties immediately surrounding Washington, D.C. For more information about that region, visit the Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic website.

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  • “The transformation that Make-A-Wish brings ... it really empowers them and helps to better their mental health.” We are grateful for those who heal, like Lori. As a child life specialist, Lori focuses on supporting the emotional and mental health of children battling critical illnesses. She believes that Make-A-Wish provides the positive reinforcement a child needs to feel empowered while facing their challenges. Meet more heroes like Lori: a.wish.org/worldwishday1.

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  • @Bass2Billfish @VISITFLORIDA Thank you so much for making Wyatt's wish so very special! We've loved seeing the incredible photos and video!

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A wish granted is vital for children with life-threatening illnesses. It has the power to change lives.

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Make-A-Wish® Greater Virginia
2810 N. Parham Road
Suite 302
Richmond, VA 23294
(804) 217-9474
Toll Free (800) 234-9474