Kids For Wish Kids®

Kids For Wish Kids® is a Make-A-Wish® Georgia program that enables students to discover philanthropy by selecting their own fundraising project and managing it from start to finish. Students develop leadership skills, build self-esteem and learn about teamwork while working toward the goal of making a difference in the life of a child who is fighting overwhelming odds.

Kids For Wish Kids program objectives:

  • Increase awareness among children and teenagers about the mission of Make-A-Wish Georgia
  • Encourage young people to become actively involved in fulfilling wishes through Make-A-Wish Georgia
  • Foster the value of community service, using this program as a hands-on learning experience for children
  • Create school spirit and help students learn how to work together for a common goal

Project ideas:

  • Have a Make-A-Wish® Money Week
  • Have a Dance Marathon
  • Sell Make-A-Wish stars
  • Have a Teacher Dress Down Day
  • Have a Make-A-Wish Fun Run
  • Have a Paper Chain Link Contest
  • Have a Hat Day
  • Have a Teacher Talent Show
  • Sell Candy-Grams
  • Have a Pie-in-the-face contest
  • Have a half-court shooting contest
  • Fill the Boot
  • Host a Kiss A Pig Contest
  • Have a Read-A-Thon
  • Have a Prom Fashion Show
  • Have a Walk-A-Thon
  • Host a Movie Night
  • Play “Pig Out for Pennies”
  • Organize a Chinese Auction
  • Have a Band or Choral Concert
  • Have a Homeroom Carnival
  • Host a Spaghetti Dinner or a Pancake Breakfast
  • Have a Pajama Party
  • Have a Bowl-A-Thon
  • Sell T-shirts
  • Host a bachelor auction
  • Coordinate a Scavenger Hunt
  • Compete in a Penny War
  • Have a Bake Sale
  • Organize a Student/Teacher Basketball or Volleyball Game
  • Hold a Dress Down Day
  • Sell Candy, Pizzas, Hoagies, Donuts, Bagels or Fruit
  • Create an Art Gallery
  • Host a Holiday Party
  • Have a Teacher Baby Picture Contest
  • Give Holiday Donations

You can try one of these ideas or create one of your own!

Download the Kids For Wish Kids packet to learn more about the program.

For more information about getting involved, contact Erica Ross at (770)916-9474 ext. 16 or e-mail at eross@georgia.wish.org

Teacher information guides and philanthropy lessons available.

Host an Event

Bloomingdale's fundraiser

Have an idea for hosting an event?   When it comes to raising funds for Make-A-Wish® Georgia, the only limit is your imagination. People throughout the nation have created some incredible ideas. Whether you choose to host your own event or participate in one of our local or national programs, each dollar you raise brings us one step closer to granting a child’s wish.  Learn more about hosting an event today!

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