Give Back MKE: Make-A-Wish Wisconsin

Here’s why you should consider donating to Make-A-Wish Wisconsin as part of Give Back Milwaukee.


What We Do:

Make-A-Wish Wisconsin creates life-changing wishes for children battling critical illnesses, serving kids between the ages of 2 1/2 and 18 who have been diagnosed with a malignant, progressive or degenerative condition. Research shows children who have wishes granted can build the physical and emotional strength they need to fight a critical illness. A wish gives a child renewed energy and strength, brings families closer together and unites communities.

Where Your Money Goes: 

• Right now, more than 200 kids with travel wishes are waiting due to COVID, with that number growing. We need your airline miles to prepare to grant those wishes once travel resumes.

• Donating airline miles is easy. Simply have your Delta, United or American Airlines frequent flier number ready and visit Once donated, your miles won’t expire.

• Funds raised by Make-A-Wish Wisconsin are used to create life-changing wish experiences, whether it be a wish to have a shopping spree, to be a ballerina or police officer, to go to Hawaii or meet the Packers.



Nominations are open for the 2024 Unity Awards! 

Know an individual or group committed to bridging divides in our community? Nominate them for a Unity Award by Oct. 31.

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This story is part of Milwaukee Magazine‘s December issue.

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