The joy began in 1987, when Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island fulfilled its very first wish: a family trip to York Beach for a little girl with Niemann-Pick Disease. Since that first inspired wish, the organization has served over 5,000 children in Massachusetts and over 1,000 children in Rhode Island.
We have grown from granting a single wish in our first year to granting 390 wishes in during our 2011 fiscal year.  Our mission extends from the Berkshires to Cape Cod, from Providence to Newport, through three offices in two states.