Who founded the Make-A-Wish Foundation?

Answer Frank Shankwitz, Linda Bergendahl-Pauling and Scott Stahl founded the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Shankwitz and Stahl in 1980 met with Bergendahl-Pauling and her son Chris, a 7-year-old leukemia patien... Read More »

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Who founded the Make a Wish Foundation of America?

The Make a Wish Foundation was founded in 1980 by Arizona police officers Frank Shankwitz and Scott Stahl, and Linda Bergendahl-Pauling. Shankwitz and several Arizona police officers helped the fir... Read More »

Is the Make a Wish Foundation a non-profit foundation?

The Make a Wish Foundation grants wishes to terminally ill children. The foundation is funded by donations from other organizations, religious groups and individuals. It was established in 1980, an... Read More »

Why donate to make a wish foundation?

The Make-A-Wish website shares the story of Rebecca, a teenager with a brain tumor. She wished to be a high-fashion model. Through the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Rebecca experienced her dream. The Mak... Read More »

Who started the Make a Wish foundation?

The Make-A-Wish Foundation was started in 1980 by Frank Shankwitz, Scott Stahl and Linda Bergendahl-Pauling. Pauling was the mother of the first Wish recipient, 7-year-old Chris Greicius, who dream... Read More »