Celebrate this World Wish Day

In the lead up to World Wish Day (29 April), we’re spending April celebrating the uplifting and positive impact of a wish on everyone involved.

Join the World Wish Day celebrations

Wear It Blue To Make Wishes Come True

29 April is one to mark in the calendar! Why? It's World Wish Day of course ⭐️ A day where wishes are celebrated across the world.

On World Wish Day, people from all across the globe come together to help grant wishes and provide hope and joy to children who are living with critical illnesses, their families and the community.

In the lead up, we’re spending the month of April celebrating the uplifting and positive impact of a wish on everyone involved – well beyond the wish itself. And we would love you to join in.

Celebrate with us this year by sharing our stories of impact, donating to help make more wishes come true across Australia, or by hosting your own 'Wear It Blue' fundraiser event on 29 April. Find out more below ⬇️

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World Wish Day Resources

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World Wish Day Instagram Story

World Wish Day Social Tile

World Wish Day Event Invitation

World Wish Day A3 Poster

29 April 2024

How you can get involved

Wishes only come true with the help of generous donors, partners, fundraisers and volunteers. You can donate now to show support, or take part in this year's blue-tiful celebrations by wearing blue at work, school or home on April 29.

Wear It Blue

Dress in your favourite blue outfit to work, school, or training on 29 April.

What's On

Find out What's On in your local community to get involved.


Signup a school, childcare, workplace or with friends and Wear It Blue to fundraise in April.

Make a donation

We have more than 900 critically ill kids on a Wish Journey right now. You can help to grant their wishes!

Celebrating our inspiring wishes this World Wish Day

As a part of World Wish Day, we're celebrating the impact of incredible and unique wishes like Audre...

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9-year-old Blake experiences the real-life thrills of his favourite video game on the Gold Coast

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16-year-old Alexander (Alex) graduated from Padawan to Jedi Knight after completing his training and...

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We don't talk about Audrey’s heart all the time, but it's always in the back of our minds, and to experience the kindness of strangers at this magnitude, is truly overwhelming.

Cath, Audrey's mum

How it all started

In 1980, our friends at Make-A-Wish America granted the very first wish for 7 year old Chris Greicius – sparking what's since become the global wish-granting movement we know and love today.

On 29 April, Make-A-Wish all over the world celebrates World Wish Day. Did you know?

  • More than 585,000 extraordinary wishes have been granted globally.
  • At Make-A-Wish Australia, we're celebrating 39 years of wish granting and over 10,000 incredible wishes.
  • Wishes only come true thanks to the support from people like you.

Meet our #WishForce community who make wishes possible

Lyn and Paul Shegog have been mainstays of the Hobart Branch as far back as the late 1980s, deciding...

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After seeing her grandson's wish granted, Kaye Nugent joined Make-A-Wish to help families of sick ch...

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Tracey Corbett worked next to the Make-A-Wish office. One day, in 2004, she walked in and signed up ...

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901 wish kids need stars like you

With more than 901 critically ill kids on a Wish Journey in Australia right now, there's never been a more vital time to show your support.

Be inspired by our latest wishes

Want to hear about some inspiring wish stories and more ways you can support critically ill kids in need