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About Us

Christopher, age 7, smiling in his official police uniform.

How it all started

Chris, 7, was diagnosed with leukemia. More than anything else, he wished to be a police officer. Caring people in his community granted his wish ... and set in motion a phenomenon that would create an unprecedented kind of charity.

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Our mission

Our Mission

Make-A-Wish serves a unique, and vital, role in helping strengthen and empower children battling critical illnesses.

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How We Grant Wishes

There are four steps to granting a wish. Each step builds on the next and creates amazing experiences that delight wish kids and their families.


Our Staff

Our dedicated staff strives every day to grant life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses.


Leadership & Advisors

Make-A-Wish Greater Virginia is grateful for leadership from members of its Board of Directors.

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COVID-19 Impact

During this unprecedented time, Make-A-Wish remains focused on keeping our wish kids and families, community supporters, volunteers, and employees safe.

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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