A STORY OF HOPE, STRENGTH AND JOY

When Make-A-Wish Greater Virginia grants the wish of a child diagnosed with a life-threatening medical condition, the experience forever changes the lives of everyone involved. Wish kids and their families emerge happier, more confident and renewed to overcome every obstacle. Volunteers develop greater compassion, optimism and desire to help others. In Fiscal Year 2016, Make-A-Wish Greater Virginia granted 180 wishes for local children. See how the wish experience transforms children, families and communities by reading Mark's story below.