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1Wish Kid

1Wish Kid was created to provide a vessel of hope by activating a network of resources within the communities of each impacted family.  Our unique concept of pay it forward culture will be the cornerstone of our 1Wish Kid Program. 



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1WIsh Kid Diego wish to be a EDM DJ

left - magazine article featuring Diego after his first DJ debut 

right - Diego pictured a night time glow run being honorary DJ for 10,000 participants! 





To transform words into action through a meaningful and impactful way.  A community working together and experiencing the love, compassion, impact being made to a child, will encourage grantees and those to witness granted wishes to continue the cycle of giving. 



The goal of 1Wish it to provide a wish to children 2 years to 18.  A child diagnosed with life-altering illnesses. 


To Qualify: 


  • The Child must be under the age of 18 at the time of referral.

  • The child must have been diagnosed with a life-altering illness.

  • The child must not have received, or be in the process of receiving a wish from another wish-granting program.

  • A treating medical physician determines whether a child is medically eligible to receive a wish. 


How to Refer:


  • You can refer a child online by completing the online application.

  • You can also call us at 623-215-9950


Choosing a Wish:

Much like their imaginations, children's wishes cover an almost limitless spectrum.  From wishing to be a ballerina, meeting their favorite celebrity, receiving a new laptop computer.  Wishes generally fall into one of these categories 


  • I wish to have .....

  • I wish to be....

  • I wish to go....

  • I wish to meet....

  • I wish to give......(pay it forward)

Nominate a 1Wish Kid Today

Referrals & Eligibility
To be eligible, children must be meet the following criteria at the time of referral: 
  • A child under the age of 18 at the time of referral
  • A child with a life-altering illness 
  • A child who has not had a wish from another wish granting program 
1Wish Foundation accepts referrals 
  • Parents and legal guardians 
  • Healthcare professionals 
  • Other family members familiar with the child diagnosis

Making a difference for a child 1Wish at a time 

Donate Today!
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