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Highlighted Event

We recognize the fundraising efforts of Lakeview Elementary School in Maphopac, NY for participating in our Kids for Wish Kids® program.

Lakeview Elementary School

Lakeview Elementary School hosted their 20th Annual Staff vs Students basketball game on Friday, May 20th and raised over $20,000 to help sponsor a wish. Great job Lakeview Elementary!!!

100% of the proceeds from the cost of admission, raffles, baked goods, boutique and silent auction will be going to Make-A-Wish® Hudson Valley.

  • Event organizer, Denise Hembury is presented with an award by WHUD's Mike Bennett for her 20th Anniversary hosting the staff versus students fundraiser.

  • WHUD's Mike Bennett with Make-A-Wish President & CEO Tom Conklin and former Board Chair, Jennifer Herodes

  • Wish kid Harrison and his family at Walt Disney World

Looms for Wishes

(L-R)  Hailey Sidari, Ally LaValle and Katie Sidari

Hailey, Ally and Katie formed the group, “Looms for Wishes” where they created and sold loom bracelets in an effort to raise money and awareness for Make-A-Wish® Hudson Valley.  Through their hard work and support of their local community, they raised $1,000 to help children in the Hudson Valley.

KFWK Participants

Loretta's Mitzvah Project 

Loretta's Mitzvah Project (Florida, NY)

Loretta raised $1,220 for her Mitzvah project at the Temple Beth Shalom in Florida, NY. Thank you Loretta for helping wishes come true!


Pied Piper Pre-School 

Pied Piper Pre-School (Yorktown Heights, NY)

Pied Piper Pre-School of Yorktown Heights, NY hosted a Penny War and Walkathon at their nursery school for Make-A-Wish® Hudson Valley. They raised over $1,400!  Special thanks to our youngest supporters!


Clarkstown HS North - JV Softball Team Fundraiser Clarkstown High School North (New City, NY)

The JV Softball team at Clarkstown High School North hosted a fundraiser which raised over $400! Way to go ladies!
Girl Scout Troop 14 - Walden, NY
Girl Scout Troop 14 (Walden, NY)

    Troop 14 Girl Scout Troop in Walden, NY helped raise $349 by recycling bottles and cans. Great way to Recycle for Wishes!

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