top of page

Upcoming events

A Wish COme True

Charity Golf Classic

Join us for an amazing day of Golf at the Lake of Isles South Course at Foxwoods!


Jul 18, 2024, 9:30 AM – 7:00 PM

24th Annual 
Rock-N-Jock Charities 

Concert &
Golf Tournament

Join us as RocknJock Charities raises money for
A Wish Come True and F.A.R.A.!

Charity Concert

Aug 11, 2024, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Golf Tournament

Aug 12, 2024, 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM

WCT-24 Gala 2024 Save the Date.jpg


Wishes Take
Flight Gala

Join us to learn more about A Wish Come True and recognize Steve and Beth Napolillo as they receive the 2024 A Wish Come True Lifetime Impact Award.

September 28, 2024, 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Polar Plunge 2025_edited.jpg

21st Annual

polar plunge challenge

Join us as we take the plunge to support our
Wish Kids!

January 1, 2025


A Wish Come True is the oldest wish granting organization in RI and MA.  Our Mission is to grant children suffering with a life threatening illness a magical wish.  A Wish Come True grants wishes and provides resources to families with a child, 3-18 years of age, living in RI or MA.

Find out more about Nap's Nook

Click here to see pictures from our Open House and the unveiling of our "Nap's Nook" Family Room!


Click here to watch a walk through of "Nap's Nook!"


Embracing Families


Understanding our
wish families

Meet our Wish Kids

Isaiah's Story

Nathan's Story

Image banner-04.jpg
Image banner-04.jpg

Meghan Duffy

Hardship Memorial Fund

Our Families Need US Now More Than Ever!

Our families have reached out to us requesting assistance with basic needs: groceries, paying bills and emergency funding. The Meghan Duffy Hardship Fund has been established to help them directly. We have helped 14 families so far but need you!


Board Members at Gala_edited.jpg

Our Board

Paula Pais Leach, Board Chair and Executive Committee

Senior Vice President Customers Bank

Sean Finnegan, Treasurer 

Financial Controller for the Finetco Family of Lumberyards

Ron Volpe, Secretary 
Senior Loan Officer, CMG Home Loans

Jeff Beckwith | CPA for Kahn, Litwin, Renza & Co., Ltd.

Sean Carey | Entrepreneur & Real Estate Professional

John Carvalho | President/CEO Apollo Safety

Colleen Duffy | President of the Meghan K. Duffy Memorial Foundation

Bill Finnegan | President/CEO Finetco Inc.

Steven Napolillo | Senior Athletic Director, Providence College Friars

Amy Parker, Esq. | General Counsel & Director of H.R., AGI Construction

Michael Poirier | Vice President of Customer Success at Global Interconnect, Inc.

Tracy Walsh | Director, AIPSO Insurance Operations, Personal Auto

Board Associates

Evan Finnegan | Purchasing Manager at Finetco

Ryan Finnegan | Outside Salesman at Finetco

Our Staff

Mary-Kate O'Leary, Executive Director

Kelly Bolton, Director of Program Operations

Pamela Bhatia, Director of Philanthropy and Communications

Lisa Connell, Finance & Administrative Manager

Hailey Nascimento, Assistant Wish Coordinator & Family Support Worker

bottom of page