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Our Mission:
Make-A-Wish® Massachusetts and Rhode Island grants wishes for children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength, and joy.

Our Vision:
We are dedicated to making every eligible child’s wish come true.

About Make-A-Wish® Massachusetts and Rhode Island

Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island grants wishes for children between the ages of 2 ½ and 18 with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength, and joy. For a seriously ill child, a wish fulfilled provides profound joy and lasting hope to keep fighting and dreaming for the future. In its 27-year history, the organization has granted more than 7,000 wishes for children in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. 

Visit Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island at www.massri.wish.org for more information and to volunteer or make a donation to bring the joy of a wish to a child in Massachusetts or Rhode Island, or follow us on Facebook at Facebook.com/MassRIWish, on Twitter at Twitter.com/MakeAWishMassRI, and on Instagram at Instagram.com/MakeAWishMARI.

Fact Sheet

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By the Numbers
  • In Fiscal Year 2015, our organization fulfilled wishes for 326 children across Massachusetts and Rhode Island.
  • The average cost of a wish is $8,000.
  • 600+ volunteers help keep administrative costs low. 
  • 80 cents of every dollar donated is directed to children’s wishes, according to our most recent audit. 
Make-A-Wish® Massachusetts and Rhode Island
One Bulfinch Place, 2nd Floor
Boston, MA 02114
(617) 367-9474
Back Line (617) 367-0739
Make-A-Wish® Massachusetts and Rhode Island, West Springfield Office
181 Park Avenue
Suite 12
West Springfield, MA 01089
(413) 733-9474

Make-A-Wish® Massachusetts and Rhode Island, Providence Office
20 Hemingway Drive
East Providence, RI 02915
(401) 781-9474