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About Us

Each day Make-A-Wish® New Jersey creates life-changing wishes for children battling critical illnesses 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.

Wish kid Chris Greicius

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 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.

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Managing Funds

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


Board of Directors

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


Employment & Internships

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


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
1384 Perrineville Road
Monroe Township, NJ 08831
(609) 371-9474
Toll Free (800) 252-9474