Special Wishes for Patients & Families

Free Wishes for Cancer Patients and Families

These agencies grant wishes to those facing serious, life-threatening illness. From fully coordinated weddings to attending special sporting events, wishes are personalized to best make a person’s unique dream come true. Program eligibility and funding varies so please read through the each program’s website carefully to find your best fit. We sincerely appreciate your help to keep our listings up to date. If you find errors, report them here.

Dream Foundation

Dream Foundation

Main URL: Visit
Phone: (888) 437-3267
Email: application@dreamfoundation.org
Program Status: Open

Description:

Provides wish-come-trues for people 18 and over in the US in end-of-life stage of disease who have been told they have a year or less to live. Wishes are personal to the recipient and focus on help that provides inspiration, comfort, and closure for patients and families. To apply for a wish for yourself or someone else, please visit http://www.dreamfoundation.org/how-to-apply.


Wish Upon a Wedding

Wish Upon a Wedding

Main URL: Visit
Email: info@wishuponawedding.org
Program Status: Open

Description:

Wish Upon a Wedding plans, coordinates and funds weddings and vow renewal celebrations to couples in all 50 states who are facing serious life-threatening illness or circumstance. To learn more and to apply for a wedding wish, visit http://wishuponawedding.org/apply/.


Wish of a Lifetime

Wish of a Lifetime

Main URL: Visit
Email: info@wishofalifetime.org
Program Status: Open

Description:

Founded in 2008 by Jeremy Bloom in honor of his beloved grandmother Donna Wheeler. This program grants wishes to seniors over age 65 living in the USA to help achieve a long-held or deeply meaningful dream. For application and more information please visit https://wishofalifetime.org/application/.


Do it for the Love Music wishes for cancer patients

Do it for the Love

Main URL: Visit
Email: info@doitforthelove.org
Program Status: Open

Description:

Do it for the Love provides those living with life-threatening illnesses, children with severe challenges, and wounded veterans the chance to experience live concerts by their favorite artists. To learn more or nominate someone for this program visit https://www.doitforthelove.org/nominate.


Stella’s Wish for cancer patients

Stella’s Wish

Main URL: Visit
Email: Don@stellaswish.org
Program Status: Open

Description:

Stella’s Wish is a non-profit agency in memory of the founder’s wife Stella who lost her battle to colon cancer in 2007. This program grants wishes to adults across the USA who have been diagnosed with a late-stage cancer. To request a wish, please visit http://www.stellaswish.org/Referral.html.


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2 Comments

  1. I have a tendency to lose hope in people but groups like these who seek nothing more than to make people smile or bring joy to their lives, I admire this and it restores my hope in humanity.

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