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About Us

Each day Make-A-Wish® New Jersey grants the wish of a child diagnosed with a life-threatening medical condition in the Garden State. We believe that a wish experience can be a game-changer. This one belief guides us in everything we do. It inspires us to grant wishes that change the lives of the kids we serve.

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The Make-A-Wish® Story

Make-A-Wish is the legacy of Chris Greicius, a 7-year-old boy from Phoenix. Find out how his wish to be a police officer set in motion a phenomenon that would create an unprecedented kind of charity.

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Our chapter

Our Chapter

Our chapter, founded in 1983, serves the entire state of New Jersey.

Samuel & Josephine Plumeri Wishing Place

Samuel & Josephine Plumeri Wishing Place

The Samuel & Josephine Plumeri Wishing Place opened on December 2, 2011. This 20,000-square-foot wish-granting facility is the only one of its kind!

Our mission

Our Mission

Make-A-Wish serves a unique, and vital, role in helping strengthen and empower children battling life-threatening medical conditions.

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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.

Managing our funds

Managing Funds

We take seriously our responsibility to steward supporter contributions wisely. Learn how we make the most of every dollar.

Our People

Board of Directors

The Make-A-Wish® New Jersey Board of Directors ensures that we are operating according to the highest standards.

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Employment & Internships

Learn about working at Make-A-Wish and check out open positions and internship opportunities

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Contact Information

Contact Make-A-Wish New Jersey by phone, email or fax and find the Wishing Place.

Make-A-Wish® New Jersey
Samuel & Josephine Plumeri Wishing Place
1347 Perrineville Road
Monroe Township, NJ 08831
(609) 371-9474
Toll Free (800) 252-9474