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Our Chapter History

Since receiving its charter in 1986, Make-A-Wish® Hudson Valley has granted the wishes of more than 2,900 children in the Hudson Valley region with critical illnesses

Our first office was located in Mt. Kisco, NY over Danny's Cheese Shop. In 2001, we moved to the Wish House in Tarrytown, NY. 

Serving the eight counties of Delaware, Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster and Westchester, the Chapter’s mission is to ensure that every child residing in the Hudson Valley who qualifies for Make-A-Wish services is granted his or her fondest wish. While wishes are referred and completed on an ongoing basis, we average 120 wishes granted a year.

A volunteer Board of Directors and staff of 12, together with volunteers, donors and medical professionals from throughout the region, make wish granting possible. Among the Hudson Valley Chapter’s recently completed wishes include: to have vlogging equipment; meeting Angela Bassett; going to the MLB All-Star game; traveling to Hawaii; a trip to Disney World and being a pop star for a day, to name a few.

Make-A-Wish® America provides the Hudson Valley Chapter with technical assistance, training, national coordination and support; however, all funds required to grant wishes are raised entirely within the Hudson Valley.

For more information, call Make-A-Wish Hudson Valley at (914) 478-9474 or e-mail us at
  • The Wish House - Exterior

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  • Wish House Interiors - Wishing Room

Volunteering with Make-A-Wish is a rewarding and fulfilling experience. ”

— Volunteer, Pat Appel

Hudson Valley Territory

Hudson Valley Territory

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Make-A-Wish® Hudson Valley
The Wish House
832 South Broadway
Tarrytown, NY 10591
(914) 478-9474