Make-A-Wish® Greater Virginia grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. According to a 2011 U.S. study of wish impact, most health professionals surveyed believe a wish-come-true has positive impacts on the health of children. Kids say wishes give them renewed strength to fight their illness, and their parents say these experiences help strengthen the entire family. Headquartered in Richmond, Make-A-Wish Greater Virginia has granted more than 4,600 wishes since 1987 through the support of generous donors and volunteers. Visit Make-A-Wish at www.va.wish.org to learn more or call (804) 217-WISH.