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Women's Council

Make-A-Wish Metro New York’s Women’s Council is comprised of wish granters, wish moms and professional women who are dedicated to helping Make-A-Wish Metro New York achieve its mission to create life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses.

Women's Council Co-Chairs 2019-2020
Emma Fine
Sarah O’Toole

Membership Expectations

Women’s Council members utilize their talents and leadership skills to raise awareness of and support for Make-A-Wish. Their contribution of time, resources and funds makes an immediate and substantial impact on the lives of children and their families. There are many ways to accomplish that goal:

  • Promoting Make-A-Wish to our networks and communities
  • Providing specific volunteer assistance with granting wishes
  • Organizing and attending annual fundraising events
  • Providing individual financial support

Three Tiers of Membership

Golden Circle Member: $5,000 annual donation, committee and wish-granting volunteer participation waived.

Council Member: $1,000 annual donation, monthly committee meetings and wish-granting volunteer participation required.

Junior Committee Member: Under 30 years old, $500 annual donation, $500 in-kind donation, monthly committee meetings and wish-granting volunteer participation required.

Council and Junior Council Members are required to take the official Wish-Granting Volunteer training (estimated 5 hours) within the first three months of joining.

For more information, please contact Colleen Lee (Director, Corporate Relations) at

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