Why Wishes Matter
When a family in your community hears the devastating news that their child has been diagnosed with a critical illness, life changes forever. Hospital stays, doctor’s visits and treatments become their new normal.
Make-A-Wish invites wish kids into a world of possibilities — where the exciting anticipation of a wish-come-true helps them believe in better days ahead. A wish replaces fear with confidence, sadness with joy and anxiety with hope. Now more than ever, this hope is essential. Make-A-Wish is committed to ensuring that no child waits even one unnecessary day to experience the hope and joy that a wish brings.
Chi Omega is a long-standing supporter of Make-A-Wish. Each year, members host fundraising events across the country — chili cookoffs, karaoke nights, dodgeball tournaments and more to help transform lives, one wish at a time.
The Shiffmans celebrated their son Emerson's birthday by raising funds for wishes. Emerson's uncle, Max, is a wish kid. Emerson's family has wonderful memories of Max's wish and wants to brings hope to more families when they need it most.