Our 2020 charity partner
This year we will be making a difference to the lives of children facing life threatening illnesses by raising funds for ‘Make-A-Wish' – our chosen charity for 2020.
Founded in Phoenix, Arizona in 1980, when a group of caring volunteers helped a young boy fulfill his dream of becoming a police officer, Make-A-Wish is one of the world's leading children's charities.
After the start of Make-A-Wish in the United States, interest in granting the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions quickly spread to other nations. In 1993, Make-A-Wish International was officially formed to serve five countries outside the U.S. and now helps to serve children outside the United States in more than 50 countries on five continents through its 39 affiliates. Make-A-Wish America grants the wishes of children in the United States through its 60 chapters. With the help of generous donors and over 45,000 volunteers, Make-A-Wish has collectively granted approximately nearly 480,000 wishes worldwide since 1980.
More than Medicine
When children are battling a critical illness, so much of normal childhood is taken away from them — it is exhausting, both emotionally and physically. A wish is something that gives children the opportunity to look outside their illness — it restores a sense of childhood back to the child and normalcy back to the family.
Please visit our Just Giving fundraising page and donate what you can to this fantastic organisation.
Thank you from everyone at Living.