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A Wish Come True's
20th Anniversary
Polar Plunge Challenge!

Presented by
Massey and Associates, Inc.

January 1, 2024


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.

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

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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!


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Our Board

Colleen Duffy, Board Chair and Executive Committee

President of the Meghan K. Duffy Memorial Foundation

Paula Pais Leach, Vice Chair of Board

Senior Vice President Customers Bank

Sean Finnegan, Treasurer 

Financial Controller for the Finetco Family of Lumberyards

Ron Volpe, Secretary 
Sr. Mortgage Loan Originator/Sales Manager, Shamrock Home Loans

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

Sean Carey | Entrepreneur & Real Estate Professional

John Carvalho | President/CEO Apollo Safety

Bill Finnegan | President/CEO Finetco Inc.

Kevin Millonzi | Owner of Millonzi Fine Catering

Steven Napolillo | Senior Athletic Director, Providence College Friars

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

Michael Poirier | Chief Executive Officer, Work Out World New England

Tracy Walsh | Director, AIPSO Insurance Operations, Personal Auto


Board Emeritus

James Cavanaugh Jr. | Philanthropist, Business Owner

Frank L. Ray III | President Holiday Travel, Retired Teacher, Musician

Cynthia Rodrigues | Retired President Southeastern Mass Labor Council

Our Staff

Mary-Kate O'Leary, Executive Director

Kelly Bolton, Wish Coordinator

Lisa Connell, Finance & Administrative Manager

Hailey Nascimento, Assistant Wish Coordinator & Family Support Worker

Joseph Zocco, Development & Communications Coordinator

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