In 1980, seven-year-old Chris from Phoenix, Arizona (USA), suffered from leukemia, and his deepest wish was to become a police officer. Even though, his wish seemed impossible because of his medical condition, the unlikely happened: Family, friends, neighbors and the local community cooperated in order to fulfill Chris’ wish and make him happy.
Make-A-Wish grants wishes that have the power to transform the lives of children with critical illnesses. A wish is an inherent part of the healing journey, that’s why we are committed to granting the wish of every child that meets our criteria. Research shows that children whose wish has been granted can regain the physical and emotional strength they need to go through very serious illnesses.