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About Us

Thousands of volunteers, donors and supporters advance the Make-A-Wish®Oregon mission to grant life-changing wishes of children with critical illnesses living in Oregon and Clark County, Washington. With YOUR help, we hope to grant more than 250 wishes each year.

Wish child Soren with wish manager Amanda

Our Chapter

Wish granting takes place at the local community level. Learn how Make-A-Wish® Oregon is serving your community.

Learn more about   Our Chapter
Christopher, age 7, smiling in his official police uniform.

How it all started

Chris, 7, was diagnosed with leukemia. More than anything else, he wished to be a police officer. Caring people in his community granted his wish ... and set in motion a phenomenon that would create an unprecedented kind of charity.

Read more about Chris Greicius
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How We Grant Wishes

There are four steps to granting a wish. Each step builds on the next and creates amazing experiences that delight wish kids and their families.

Our mission

Our Mission

Make-A-Wish serves a unique, and vital, role in helping strengthen and empower children battling critical illnesses.

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Employment & Internships

Make-A-Wish® Oregon employs a professional staff with headquarters in Portland.

Make-A-Wish® Oregon
5901 S Macadam Ave. Suite 200
Portland, OR 97239
(503) 292-2280
Toll Free (800) 934-9474