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Circle of Hope

Make-A-Wish Metro New York’s Circle of Hope is a remarkable group of philanthropists that stand with Wish Kids as a vital part of their support system.

Through their generosity and the healing power of a wish, Wish Kids are able replace fear with confidence, sadness with joy and anxiety with hope. Together, we will continue to work towards our goal of ensuring that 100% of children within the five boroughs of New York City and Nassau County who are facing a critical illness are granted a wish.

Circle of Hope is a society that honors individual benefactors giving annual contribution(s) of $10,000 of more to Make-A-Wish Metro New York. Membership includes invitations to exclusive events including NYC-based wishes, access to private talks by experts in their field as well as Make-A-Wish leadership, special news and communication from our chapter, numerous recognition opportunities and the smile that comes from knowing you forever changed the life of a child and their family.

Advocate - $10,000+

 All Advocate level donors receive the following benefits:

  • Invitation to a special Circle of Hope member reception
  • Invitation to a NYC-based Wish
  • Inclusion in our annual Impact Report
  • Monthly update on the impact of your gift via our Donor Newsletter, Wishful Thinking

Visionary - $25,000+

 All the benefits of an Advocate plus:

  • Invitation to intimate dinner with Special Make-A-Wish guests
  • Private talks featuring prominent experts
  • Annual Breakfast with Make-A-Wish Metro New York leadership
  • Biannual update from Make-A-Wish Metro New York CEO, Phil Lussier

Hero - $50,000+ 

 All the benefits of a Visionary plus:

  • Invitation to a Make-A-Wish America gathering or event
  • Private lunch or dinner hosted by our Board Chair
  • Inclusion on our donor reel at the annual Power of a Wish Gala
  • Opportunity to be acknowledged as a Wish Kid Video Sponsor

Join Circle of Hope

For more information about the Circle of Hope, contact Chief Development Officer Rosemary Conder at

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