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Every fulfilled wish represents a unique collaboration between wish families, medical professionals, volunteers and donors. Wish granting is a memorable, comprehensive and dynamic process.

Lydia on the beach

Wish Stories

Make-A-Wish® Oregon's mission is simple and clear: we grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. Each year, with YOUR help, the Oregon chapter grants more than 200 wishes to local children. Experience the stories of those who know firsthand the power of a wish-come-true.

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Nikolai Wishes to be a Zookeeper

Nikolai’s wish to be a zookeeper came true on a sunny day in Portland at the Oregon Zoo.


Adeline's Magical Play Structure

Adeline wished for a play structure to play with her sister and friends. Now, she is enjoying a licorice slide, swings and more.

Matt cuts the ribbon

Matt Wishes for a Man-Cave

Matt's wish to have a man-cave gives him a chance to relax and just be a kid.

Mira's Shopping Sprees

Mira's Shopping Spree Wish

After being referred to Make-A-Wish, Mira decided on a wish to have a shopping spree and the planning for her wish began!

Make-A-Wish® Oregon
2000 SW 1st Avenue, Suite 410
Portland, OR 97201
(503) 292-2280
Toll Free (800) 934-9474