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Become an Event Sponsor

December 2020

Become an Event Sponsor and join our caring community of people who improve the lives of children battling critical illnesses! Your company can increase its brand value, employee loyalty and customer base while helping us transform lives, one wish at a time.

We welcome the opportunity to virtually meet with you to learn more about your business objectives and philanthropic goals, and discuss how we could help you achieve them through a strategic partnership.

Make-A-Wish® Canada Announces New CEO, Lynne Hudson

September 2020

September 28, 2020 TORONTO — Make-A-Wish® Canada’s Board of Directors announce the appointment of Lynne Hudson as Chief Executive Officer, effective September 28, 2020.

Double Your Impact

September 2020 to December 2020

Wishes need stars like you! And right now, your personal donation could be matched by Finch Auto Group through #FinchMatchMyDonation to help us grant more wishes to children with critical illnesses.

It's quick and easy to double your impact:

1. Give the gift of a wish at makeawishswo.ca/donate by December 31st.

14-year-old attempts to be the youngest person to swim across Lake Erie raising funds for Make-A-Wish Canada

August 2020

WHERE: Julia’s route begins at Sturgeon Point, New York and finishes at Crystal Beach, Ontario (event organizers are in progress of obtaining permission for media and additional guests to be present on the beach. Please contact Julia’s mom for the latest updates and watch for updates on Julia’s Waves for Wishes social media)

Convenient and Essential: National Convenience Week takes place August 31 to September 4

August 2020

TORONTO, ONTARIO (July 24, 2020) – The Convenience Industry Council of Canada’s annual, country-wide community engagement event called National Convenience Week (“NCW”) will take place August 31 to September 4, 2020. NCW recognizes the contribution that convenience store operators and staff make to the communities they serve.

In Need of a Good Night’s Sleep: GoodMorning.com Donates $50,000 in New Beds to Make-A-Wish Canada

August 2020

Contribution will help children with critical illnesses dream in comfort about their upcoming and life-changing wish experiences

AUGUST 19, 2020 — GoodMorning.com is proud to announce its national partnership with Make-A-Wish® Canada. Throughout the year, 125 wish children across the country will unbox their new GoodMorning.com mattresses, an in-kind donation made to the organization valued at over $50,000.

Secretlab kicks off Make-A-Wish partnership with 24-hour CHAIR-ity stream hosted by Team Liquid

May 2020

MAY 12, 2020—Secretlab today announced a partnership with Make-A-Wish®, the world’s leading wish-granting organization for children with critical illnesses and its first charity of choice. Make-A-Wish has been helping wish children fulfill their wishes for the past 40 years, giving them the hope, strength and joy they need to beat back their illness.


Make-A-Wish Launches Wishes Need Stars Like You in Conjunction with 40th Anniversary

April 2020

Campaign shines a light on every person’s ability to bring hope to children with critical illnesses in the most challenging of times


Make-A-Wish Finds Ways to Bring Hope and Joy during Uncertain Times

March 2020

New social media campaign encourages Make-A-Wish Children amidst wish delays due to COVID-19


Dream Team

February 2020


Western Ontario’s Faculty of Health Sciences Dream Team is a team of FHS students with a strong passion to support the Make-A-Wish® mission.  Written in the FHS Constitution and Bylaws, Make-A-Wish® Southwestern Ontario is the charity of choice. Through a variety of on-campus initiatives, the Dream Team raises funds for Make-A-Wish Southwestern Ontario to help create wishes for courageous wish kids.