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  • Home Page | Make-A-Wish International
    Portugal Romania Spain Switzerland and Liechtenstein United Kingdom North Central America Canada Mexico Panama United States of America South America Argentina Brazil Chile Peru Central Asia Middle East India Israel Pakistan Turkey United Arab Emirates Donate Learn More Give Joy Every donation gets us closer to granting a wish that brings the promise of tomorrow to children with life threatening medical conditions Donate Now Make wishes come true Everyday children around the world are granted wishes that change their lives You can be a part of that magic Become a Monthly Donor Corporate Support Our strategic partnerships with companies around the world help us make wishes come true See Our Sponsors We grant the wishes of children with life threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope strength and joy Wishes Jeremy Hong Kong bone tumor I wish to go seawater fishing Alexandros 18 Greece osteosarcoma I wish to be a police officer Fae 6 Australia neuroblastoma I wish to have a pony More Wishes Happening Now 1 2 3 Managing Our Funds Connect with us More facebook Twitter YouTube Google Plus Instagram Site Map About Us Make A Wish Story Social Feed Board of Directors International Office

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  • The Make-A-Wish Story | Make-A-Wish International
    we embrace the challenge to exceed expectations at every opportunity Community We foster a collaborative global community composed of staff volunteers and donors with the collective ability to make the broadest possible range of wishes come true Inspiration We are inspired by the examples of our wish kids and the actions of the entire Make A Wish community to approach our mission with life affirming enthusiasm imagination and creativity As a result we fill each wish experience and every interaction with hope strength and joy Our Global Reach Founded in Phoenix Arizona in 1980 when a group of caring volunteers helped a young boy fulfill his dream of becoming a police officer Make A Wish is one of the world s leading children s charities After the start of Make A Wish in the United States interest in granting the wishes of children with life threatening medical conditions quickly spread to other nations In 1993 Make A Wish International was officially formed to serve the five countries outside the U S and now helps to serve children outside the United States in nearly 50 countries on five continents through its 39 affiliates Make A Wish America grants the wishes of children in the United States through its 61 chapters With the help of generous donors and over 32 000 volunteers Make A Wish has collectively granted approximately more than 350 000 wishes worldwide since 1980 The First Wishes Chris Greicius The Wish That Inspired Make A Wish The creation of Make A Wish was inspired in the U S in 1980 by the fulfillment of a wish of a 7 year old boy with leukemia named Chris Greicius who wished to be a policeman His mother several friends and a group of police officers with the cooperation of the Arizona

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  • Social Feed | Make-A-Wish International
    Central America Canada Mexico Panama United States of America South America Argentina Brazil Chile Peru Central Asia Middle East India Israel Pakistan Turkey United Arab Emirates Donate You are here Home About Us Social Feed Social Feed About Us Make A Wish Story Social Feed Board of Directors International Office Financials Press Releases Media Kit and Contacts Careers and Internships Contact Form FAQs DONATE Site Map About Us Make A

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  • Board of Directors | Make-A-Wish International
    A Wish in the Pacific Previously Gilli was the Executive Officer for Pediatric Oncology Steering Group and Adoption First Steps inter country adoption Currently Gilli is the CEO of the Cerebral Palsy Society of New Zealand and Go Baby Go New Zealand and Pacific Mark Adams Director X Mark Adams Director Managing Director IMG Singapore Mark has been in leadership at IMG for over 20 years beginning with the opening of IMG Indonesia and directing the company s operations in Indonesia He is currently Managing Director of IMG Singapore one of IMG s key regional hubs for its events and sponsorship business Mark also heads up IMG Golf Course Services in the Asia Pacific region Graham Freeman Director X Graham Freeman Director CEO Korora Partners Inc Graham is the CEO of Korora Partners Inc a business he founded in 2011 to provide leadership development and support executive teams to navigate through business transitions He has over 25 years of experience with high technology companies helping build those businesses globally Prior to founding Korora Partners Graham held senior executive positions at Adobe Systems Arbortext Compaq and Quark He has served 6 years on the Board of Directors Make A Wish Greater Bay in San Francisco Carole Hakko Director X Carole Hakko Director CEO Founder Make A Wish Turkey Carole founded Make A Wish Turkey in 2005 and has been the CEO for the last ten years She has initiated all aspects of the affiliate by designing and maintaining a successful and efficient operational system establishing a strong board of professionals developing a CSR project which returned a value over 1 million as well as granting over 2000 wishes Prior to her time at Make A Wish Turkey Carole had an illustrious career in the fields of advertising and photography Ajay Hinduja Director X Ajay Hinduja Director President of Finance Hinduja Group Ajay is the President of Finance for the Hinduja Group He has varied experience in the international banking arena and has served as a board member of several institutions Hinduja Bank Switzerland Ltd Induslnd Bank Gulf Oil International Limited and Hinduja Automotive among others The Hinduja family has been conducting its business activities for over 100 years across Asia Europe and America Luciano Manzo Director X Luciano Manzo Director President CEO LM Partners Luciano has a vast experience in international business having worked in all 5 continents in senior leadership roles mainly in the information and financial services industry He served as CEO of Experian EMEA from 2008 to 2011 in his last corporate position after 18 years of service He has since worked with the World Bank on several projects in various emerging economies and has consulted major private equity firms on significant acquisition projects throughout Europe Currently he advises various clients on strategy managing growth and international expansion Sang Il Park Director X Sang Il Park Director Sr Partner Hwang Mok Park P C Sang Il Park represents multinational corporate clients in Korea on general corporate law securities

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  • International Office | Make-A-Wish International
    for international strategic initiatives and operational activities designed to help the affiliates to achieve the vision of granting a high quality wish for every eligible child She enables the development of materials and processes necessary to implement the Wish Journey in the affiliates offering support and training She is also responsible for Wish Assists for wish children and families traveling outside the affiliate s territory and for the organization of wish assists during special international events Annick Gubbels Manager Wish Assist X Annick Gubbels Manager Wish Assist Annick is responsible for supporting Make A Wish Foundation International affiliates and Make A Wish Foundation of America chapters with wish assistance for children and families travelling outside their affiliates territory She is responsible for updating and maintaining the International Wish Assist database Tyler Adams Administrative Associate X Tyler Adams Administrative Associate Tyler provides administrative support for both the affiliate relations and marketing teams Corporate Alliances Lori Newcomb Vice President Corporate Alliances X Lori Newcomb Vice President Corporate Alliances Lori oversees the relationship and stewardship strategy for Make A Wish International s portfolio of existing corporate partners She leads an account management team that works to implement sponsorship programs with global companies that benefit both the International Office and the affiliate network Lori and her team are responsible for managing growing and renewing key global corporate alliances Heidi Degan Director Corporate Alliances New Business X Heidi Degan Director Corporate Alliances New Business Heidi leads the effort to bring in new global corporate partners to support affiliates and the International Office by finding ways to create mutual benefits for both Make A Wish and the organization s corporate partners Nicole Buratovich Manager Corporate Alliances X Nicole Buratovich Manager Corporate Alliances Nicole manages several of the organization s existing global corporate relationships She also supports new business development efforts to bring on new international corporate partners Blythe Tarbox Corporate Alliances Associate X Blythe Tarbox Corporate Alliances Associate Blythe manages the administrative functions of the global corporate alliance team and helps to support the fundraising efforts of the organization s network of affiliates around the globe Development Sarah Weisman Manager Development X Sarah Weisman Manager Development Sarah provides support to the development department through the management of our donor care process for individual donors and foundations including donor research proposal development acknowledgment reporting and stewardship of our global individual and foundation supporters Finance and Administration Peter Finley Vice President and Chief Operating Officer X Peter Finley Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Peter provides leadership and strategic direction for the organization in the areas of finance human resources information technology and business intelligence Peter leads the finance and administration team and is responsible for the development and execution of the organization s strategic plan budgets audits and financial reporting employee and employer compliance and technology infrastructure Carly Galli Director Innovation and Technology X Carly Galli Director Innovation and Technology Carly is responsible for the implementation of the Salesforce CRM platform for the organization Carly maintains relationships

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  • Financials | Make-A-Wish International
    Asia Middle East India Israel Pakistan Turkey United Arab Emirates Donate You are here Home About Us Financials Financials Make A Wish International is proud of the way it manages and safeguards the generous contributions from individual donors corporations and other organizations Make A Wish International supports its day to day operations in addition to its 38 affiliates working to grant wishes across the globe This includes helping affiliates develop resources administer programs and referrals navigate policies and guidelines and brand advancement In 2013 more than 86 cents out of every U S dollar given to Make A Wish International helped grant the wishes of children leaving with life threatening medical conditions International Office 2014 Financial Information 2014 Tax Return PDF File 774 1KB 2014 Financial Statements PDF File 118 9KB 2014 Snapshot PDF File 2 06 MB International Office 2013 Financial Information 2013 Tax Return PDF File 3600KB 2013 Financial Statements PDF File 90KB 2013 Snapshot PDF File 682KB International Office 2012 Financial Information 2012 Tax Return PDF File 391KB 2012 Financial Statements PDF File 227KB 2012 Year In Review PDF File 2MB About Us Make A Wish Story Social Feed Board of Directors International Office Financials Press Releases

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  • Press Releases | Make-A-Wish International
    Celebrate 100 000 Wishes Together Make A Wish International Achieves Eleven Consecutive 4 Star Ratings from Charity Navigator Wednesday August 5 2015 Phoenix Arizona USA For the eleventh consecutive year Make A Wish International has received the highest 4 star rating from Charity Navigator America s premier charity evaluator for its ability to adhere to good governance and other best practices that minimize the chance of unethical activities and consistently executes its mission in a fiscally responsible way Read more about Make A Wish International Achieves Eleven Consecutive 4 Star Ratings from Charity Navigator Jewelers for Children Celebrates 17 Years Sunday May 31 2015 Jewelers for Children held the 17th Annual Facets of Hope event in Las Vegas at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino The charity announced that 2 8 million had been raised to support their charity partners in the year ahead and that since 1999 more than US 48 million had been donated on behalf of the industry to help children in need Read more about Jewelers for Children Celebrates 17 Years Make A Wish Reflects on Nearly 35 years of Disney Wishes and Will Celebrate Disney s 100 000th Global Wish in 2015 Disney helps Make A Wish grant thousands of life changing wishes around the world each year Monday February 2 2015 It all started with the first wish in 1981 a wish by an 8 year old boy named Frank Bopsy Salazar who wished to be transported into the magical world of inspiration and motivation at Disney Thirty four years later Make A Wish and Disney will grant their 100 000 th global wish together Read more about Make A Wish Reflects on Nearly 35 years of Disney Wishes and Will Celebrate Disney s 100 000th Global Wish in 2015 Build A Bear Workshop Aligns with Make A Wish to Share Your Heart for Valentine s Day Contributions in the U S Canada the U K and Ireland will help grant wishes for children with life threatening medical conditions Monday January 26 2015 St Louis MO USA For the second year in a row in the U S and for the first time internationally Build A Bear Workshop NYSE BBW will commemorate Valentine s Day by offering the opportunity to Share Your Heart by making a donation to help Make A Wish grant life changing wishes for children with life threatening medical conditions Read more about Build A Bear Workshop Aligns with Make A Wish to Share Your Heart for Valentine s Day Make A Wish Launches Million4Wishes Campaign on GivingTuesday Help raise 1million for Make A Wish by donating on 2 December at just ly million4wishes Monday December 1 2014 Join the global network of Make A Wish supporters by making a donation at http just ly million4wishes and spreading the word on 2 December via Million4Wishes on social media to raise awareness and vital funds to help bring more life changing experiences to children and families worldwide Help us reach our GivingTuesday

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  • Media Kit and Contacts | Make-A-Wish International
    of America South America Argentina Brazil Chile Peru Central Asia Middle East India Israel Pakistan Turkey United Arab Emirates Donate You are here Home About Us Media Kit and Contacts Media Kit and Contacts The following documents provide background information on Make A Wish International our affiliates and the wish granting process If you would like to learn more see our media contact information below Media Kit Make A Wish International Backgrounder and Fast Facts Download Now Make A Wish International Brochure updated July 2014 Download Now Video 2015 Make A Wish International PSA The Healing Power of a Wish Come True 60 Video of a5zbIJ8iXpw 2014 Make A Wish International PSA 60 Video of YyHmju7GNFo A Partner s Perspective Mattel on Working with Make A Wish 2 30 Video of 4rKXkhMAFK8 View more videos at our YouTube Channel Media Contacts International Media All inquiries about international media should be directed to Sioban Kerr Director Brand Marketing and Communications Make A Wish International 4742 North 24th Street Suite 400 Phoenix AZ 85016 4862 1 602 792 3344 skerr worldwish org National Local Affiliate Media If you are interested in wishes activities and public service announcements being coordinated in your community please select your local affiliate from the Select Country dropdown menu in the toolbar at the top of the page to contact them directly Media in the United States and its Territories All inquiries media opportunities in the U S and its territories should be directed to Josh deBerge Senior Manager National Communications PR Make A Wish America 4742 North 24th Street Suite 400 Phoenix AZ 85016 4862 1 602 792 3185 jdeberge wish org About Us Make A Wish Story Social Feed Board of Directors International Office Financials Press Releases Media Kit and Contacts Careers and Internships Contact Form

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