A referral can be made through parent/legal guardian, medical professionals, or the potential "wish child" to the wish-granting organization. If a well-meaning friend or family member refers a child, it is suggested that they contact the family, who in turn should place the call.
Wish-granting organizations, such as the Make-A-Wish Foundation, exist in communities and rely upon individuals and other organizations to provide the means to grant wishes.
The first and largest national wish-granting organization
for adults, Dream Foundation enhances the quality of life for individuals and their families battling life-threatening illness.
Santa Barbara, CA, September 28, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Dream Foundation - the only national adult wish-granting organization
for individuals and their families suffering life-threatening illness - is pleased to announce its 2014 Celebration of Dreams Gala honorees.
Santa Barbara, CA, August 30, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Dream Foundation - the only national adult wish-granting organization
for individuals and their families suffering life-threatening illness - fulfilled Allison Anderson's dream to abandon the daily struggles of life with terminal illness and relax by the beach with her family.
An international charity spanning the globe, Make-A-Wish[R] is the largest wish-granting organization
in the world with a wish granted globally every 22 minutes.
Partners, LLC, one of the nation's premier SSAE 16 audit firms, has selected Make-A-Wish[R] Philadelphia & Susquehanna Valley, the area's largest wish-granting organization
serving seriously ill children, as the beneficiary of its company-wide fundraiser.
With the help of many generous individuals, corporations and other organizations (including the Workers' Compensation Institute, which helps support its efforts) as well as partnering wish-granting organizations
, GKTW has welcomed more than 132,000 families from all 50 states and more than 75 countries.
Since its inception in 1986, Give Kids The World has welcomed more than 92,000 families from more than 67 countries, thanks to the generosity of individuals, corporations and partnering wish-granting organizations
Some 300 wish-granting organizations
work with Give Kids the World to help expedite the planning process for families of sick children.
Determination is a common trait among wish-granting organizations
. No one wants to deny a kid a dream because of lack of funds or resources.
Similar to well-known wish-granting organizations
for children, Fill Your Bucket List Foundation grants adults (21+) with cancer the opportunity to create lasting memories with the people they love.