Fall 2016

You helped Lucy feel like a star

Renowned children’s musician Chris Ballew, AKA Caspar Babypants, has always found joy in singing fun, whimsical songs. But he never expected a call from our local Make-A-Wish office asking for his help to make a young girl’s wish come true.

When Chris learned about six-year-old Lucy’s wish to share her music with the world, he had to be part of it.

Photo Courtesy of Scott Harder, Puget Sound Energy

I love collaborating with inspired people, and Lucy is inspired.”

– Chris Ballew

Photo Courtesy of Arthur Wessel, Hero Creative Media

Wishes wouldn’t be possible without the help of people like Chris and you. Right now, more than 500 kids like Lucy are waiting for a wish. And that’s just the beginning. One in five kids are not being referred to our program because they don’t know about us.

You give local kids hope

Two years ago, there were days when wish mom Jean couldn’t imagine bringing her son Jonathan to a 5K walk. Treatment for chronic myeloid leukemia had drained him of his energy and spirit.

But, this past September on a sunny morning, Jean saw a very different side of her son and so did the more than 700 people who showed up in support of kids like him at the Walk For Wishes®.



Together, you raised more than $175,000 to grant wishes for more local kids like Jonathan, who received his wish to go to New York City.

But, there is still more work to be done. Please make a donation today so we can meet our Walk fundraising goal of $240,000.

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Wish Creator Sponsor

Mark Your Calendars!

Wish Night Gala and Auction is March 4. This year’s honorary co-chairs, John and Heather Ramseyer, share why Wish Night is important to them.

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Wish Champion Sponsor


Official Airline Partner

Tickets sell out quickly for this event so reserve your seat today by calling Tamsyn Theo at 206.623.5999.

Macy’s is a star for wish kids like Eva

Three-year-old Eva, battling a life-threatening heart condition, has spent a lot of her short life focused on medical struggles.

Thanks to the support of Macy’s, one of our oldest corporate partners, Eva received the royal treatment when her wish for a shopping spree came true.

You brought happiness back to my family

When a child is diagnosed with a life-threatening medical condition, their entire family is affected. Hear 11-year-old Helaina reflect on her sister’s diagnosis, and how donors like you brought happiness to her family in the form of a wish.

When I saw Hanna walk through the hotel and she was smiling and so happy, it was as if all the pain never happened.”