Our ultimate goal is to identify and serve every eligible child in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. We partner closely with our local medical community and educate the public about our mission, in order to identify as many eligible children as possible.
To be deemed eligible for a wish from Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island, a child must meet all of the following criteria:
The Foundation accepts referrals from one of three sources:
If you would like to refer a child who may meet the Foundation's criteria you may contact us in one of two ways:
Contact Julie Abel or Lauren Cotter at 617.367.9474 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island exercises the utmost respect for the privacy of the children and families it serves. All medical information is considered confidential and is not discussed with outside parties unless it is required for the wish and the child's parent(s) or guardian(s) have given consent.