Make A Wish Foundation Of Illinois

Make A Wish Foundation Of Illinois

Chicago, IL 60654
Tax ID36-3422138

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Together, we grant life-changing wishes to children with critical illnesses.


Since being founded locally in 1985, Make-A-Wish Illinois has granted more than 16,000 wishes and continues its mission to share the power of a wish® with children in all 102 counties across the state. Life-changing wish journeys are made possible by dedicated staff and more than 1,000 caring volunteers who help each child discover, create, fulfill, and experience the lasting impact of their most heartfelt wish. Support for Make-A-Wish comes from generous individual, corporate and foundation donors.

Interesting data from their 2019 990 filing

The non-profit's aim, as indicated in the filing, is “The make-a-wish foundation of illinois creates life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses.”.

When referring to its functions, they were specified as: “See schedule o.”.

  • The non-profit has reported their operating state as IL, as required by law.
  • As stated in the filing, the non-profit's address in 2019 was 640 NORTH LASALLE DRIVE NO 280, CHICAGO, IL, 606543754.
  • The non-profit's form reports a total of 56 employees as of 2019.
  • Is not a private foundation.
  • Expenses are greater than $1,000,000.
  • Revenue is greater than $1,000,000.
  • Revenue less expenses is $743,504.
  • The organization has 27 independent voting members.
  • The organization was formed in 1985.
  • The organization pays $3,697,356 in salary, compensation, and benefits to its employees.
  • The organization pays $1,717,712 in fundraising expenses.

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