Appeal for public support as #MakeMemories campaign launched by Make-A-Wish

The latest #MakeMemories nationwide campaign has been launched by the Make-A-Wish charity.

Since it was founded in Make-A-Wish Ireland has granted wishes to over 1900 children in Ireland with life-threatening illnesses.

Make-A-Wish Ireland grants wishes for children aged between 3 and 17, with a life-threatening medical condition. Once a child is nominated to Make-A-Wish Ireland the team of staff and volunteers take over to work with the child, their siblings and family to help make their wish come true.

The #MakeMemories campaign is designed to raise awareness about the powerful impact that these wishes can have and how their impact can last many lifetimes. There are four distinct types of wishes that are available for children. ‘I wish to GO’, ‘I wish to HAVE’, ‘I wish to BE’ and ‘I wish to MEET’.

Check out this moving video of Ben Murphy's wish for ... a safe place to play.

And here's Ethan, Danny and Ruth's wishes to be ...

Susan O’Dwyer, Chief Executive of Make-A-Wish Ireland said that Make-A-Wish wanted to be able to help fulfil the wishes of every child that is referred.

"To allow Make-A-Wish to continue to make these memories we need the continued support and generosity of the Irish public, communities, businesses and organisations. As a charity Make-A-Wish Ireland receives 100% of its funding from this fundraising activity."

For more information about the #MakeMemories campaign visit


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