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Not only does A Wish Come True grant meaningful and memorable wishes for children facing life threatening illnesses, but we also support all members of our Wish Families through a variety of programs that embrace parents and siblings in addition to our precious Wish Kids.  For more information on any of the resources described below, contact Mary-Kate O'Leary, A Wish Come True Executive Director at

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Meghan K. Duffy Memorial Hardship Fund

A fund created for AWCT families in need of support due to financial challenges.  This has included support with groceries, electric bills, mortgages etc.

Donate directly to Hardship Fund 

Wish Family Request for Application

The Wish of Wellness

for Parents

In partnership with Raffa Yoga and Urban Sweat, A Wish Come True sponsors all Wish Parents in a monthly Healing Day. This program is designed to provide Wish Parents with the opportunity to practice self-care, develop healthy coping and relaxation techniques, and find support in fellow Wish Families.

Contact Laura Cioe at for more information.

Gene Hutnak


Photographer Gene Hutnak and his wife Linda offer family portraits to all Wish Families FOR FREE. 

Wish families can contact Laura Cioe at for scheduling. 

Super Hero


Capture your Wish Kid’s superhero powers with Kerri Stowik’s photography. All Wish Families have the opportunity to have their very own inspirational photoshoot with the generous support of Kerri Stowik’s studio. For Free!

Contact Laura Cioe at to schedule your free superhero photoshoot today.

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Special Events
For Families

A Wish Come True has hosted and/or coordinated a Superheroes walk, a Christmas party at Providence College, Christmas in July with Santa and soon, a Wicked Wishes Halloween party on Oct. 25th. 

Special Tickets/


Multiple attendance opportunities at PC Friar Basketball games, tickets for local shows and events.



All Wish Families are eligible to join a private Facebook Group just for them! We started a private Wish Warrior group for parents that allows families to connect and support one another as they face multiple and often time similar challenges with raising a child with a life threatening illness. 

Hospital Hugs Care Package


Currently we have many families with children facing medical crises and hospitalizations. Please help us show them how supported and loved they are by donating items from the list. We can’t wait to deliver Hospital Hugs Care Packages to our wish families!


Download Wish List

For more info contact

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