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About Us

We are a staff committed to getting to the heart of a child living with a life-threatening medical condition to learn his/her true heartfelt wish so that we can make the most impact. Never underestimate the hope, strength and joy that a wish can give. It is truly life-changing and we are proud to be a part of something so powerful!


The Make-A-Wish® Story

Make-A-Wish is the legacy of Chris Greicius, a 7-year-old boy from Phoenix. Find out how his wish to be a police officer set in motion a phenomenon that would create an unprecedented kind of charity.

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Our Mission

Make-A-Wish serves a unique, and vital, role in helping strengthen and empower children battling life-threatening medical conditions.

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Our People

It takes a committed, skilled team to bring life to one of the world’s most-beloved children’s charities.

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Our Chapter

Make-A-Wish® East Tennessee has been making a difference in the lives of children since 1988.

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Chapter Information & Stats

Make-A-Wish® East Tennessee generally grants over 75 wishes annually and we continue to grow.


Chapter History and Awards

Make-A-Wish® East Tennessee has been granting wishes since 1988.


Employment & Internships

Learn about working at Make-A-Wish® East Tennessee and open staff positions and internship opportunities.


Managing Our Funds

Good Stewardship is something that Make-A-Wish® East Tennessee is proud of.

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Make-A-Wish® East Tennessee
6700 Baum Drive
Suite 7
Knoxville, TN 37919
(865) 909-9474
Chattanooga (423) 629-9474