Make-A-Wish® New Mexico

Mailing Address: 144 Louisiana Blvd. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87108
County of Location: Bernalillo
Phone: (505) 888-9474
NTEE Code: O- Youth Development, W- Public, Society Benefit
Mission Statement:

We grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy.

Primary Programs:

Since 1980, the Make-A-Wish Foundation® has enriched the lives of children with life-threatening medical conditions through its wish-granting work. The Foundation's mission reflects the life-changing impact that a Make-A-Wish® experience has on children, families, referral sources, donors, sponsors and entire communities.The Make-A-Wish Foundation was founded in 1980 after a little boy named Chris Greicius realized his heartfelt wish to become a police officer. Since its humble beginnings, the organization has blossomed into a worldwide phenomenon, reaching more than 250,000 children around the world.
 
Although it has become one of the world's most well-known charities, the Make-A-Wish Foundation has maintained the grassroots fulfillment of its mission.
 
A network of nearly 25,000 volunteers enable the Make-A-Wish Foundation to serve children with life-threatening medical conditions. Volunteers serve as wish granters, fundraisers, special events assistants and in numerous other capacities.

Populations Served: Children and Youth
Counties Served: Statewide
Year Founded:

1986

Annual Budget: $1,000,000 - $4,999,999
Personnel: 1 to 5 FTE
Executive Director:

Bob Biggers

Accepts inquiries: Accepts inquiries about volunteering, Accepts inquiries about board member positions
Nonprofit Status: Has 501(c)(3) nonprofit status from the IRS, Is registered as a Nonprofit Corporation with the State of New Mexico
EIN:

85-0347088

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