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Make-A-Wish® New Jersey granted a record 560 wishes last year alone – each one a life-affirming testament to hope, inspiration, and resilience. Wishes strengthen wish kids and their families, rally communities together, and change the lives of everyone involved. Experience the stories of those who know firsthand the power of a wish-come-true.

Peter wished to go to Australia to experience aboriginal culture.

Wish Stories

Make-A-Wish reveals the imaginative possibilities of a wish and empowers children to once again imagine and believe. Ultimately, a wish come true restores hope, renews strength and returns the joys of childhood.

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Tyshon wishes for a puppy!

Wish Impact & Facts

Learn about the very real impacts that wishes have for wish kids, families, and everyone else touched by a wish.

Sofia's Wish to go to Disney World

Sofia's wish to go to Walt Disney World® Resort!

After suffering a stroke on her second birthday, Sofia celebrates her third birthday during her wish to go to Walt Disney World® Resort.

Dakota's wish to have a pool

Dakota's wish to have a pool!

10-year-old Dakota wishes to have a pool. See how the local fire company helps to make the granting of his wish extra special!

Ryland's wish to go to the Weather Channel and predict the weather on live TV

Ryland's wish to be a weatherman on the Weather Channel!

Ryland's wish to be a weatherman on the Weather Channel!

Ava's wish to have a cello

Ava's wish to have a cello!

16-year-old Ava wishes to have a cello! Read how her favorite instrument helped her find her voice.

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