The most popular wish is for a trip to Walt Disney World® in Orlando, Florida; 56% of the wish children ask to "meet Mickey Mouse." Other popular wishes include play sets, home entertainment centers, computers, celebrity meetings and trips to Hawaii and other sites around the country.
Make-A-Wish® encourages the entire family to be part of the wish experience, knowing that parents and siblings need magic just as much as the wish child. The average cost of a wish is $10,000 in Middle Tennessee.
Funding comes from individuals, corporations, foundations, community organizations, special events, schools and churches.