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Every Letter Counts

Giving back has been the perfect way to spread joy throughout
the holiday season! Check out customers like you who have
helped us reach our goals!

Giving back has been the perfect way to spread joy
throughout the holiday season! Check out customers
like you who have helped us reach our goals!

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Spotlight Stories

Make A Wish Icon

Wishes have given children the physical and emotional strength
they've needed to fight a critical illness. See the recent stories below
to discover how wishes have transformed lives.

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—  2017  —Wish kids Irelynn, Jason and Jazmyn decorated ornaments during the celebration of the launch of the 10th annual Believe Campaign at Macy's Chandler Fashion Center.
—  2017  —Macy's Ross Park Mall celebrated the launch of the 10th annual Believe campaign with wish kids Lauren and Pittsburgh mascots.
—  2017  —Make-A-Wish children and members of the Fresno Fire Department celebrated the 10th annual Believe campaign by mailing Santa letters at Macy's Shops at River Park.
—  2017  —Macy’s Mayfair launched the 10th annual Believe Campaign with 10 former Believe wish kids and the Milwaukee Admirals mascot, Roscoe, who came together to write letters to Santa.
—  2017  —Macy’s Freehold Raceway celebrated the launch of the 10th annual Believe campaign by writing letters with wish kids, the local police department and Make-A-Wish New Jersey President & CEO Tom Weatherall.
—  2017  —Christmas carolers and Make-A-Wish families paraded through Destiny Mall to celebrate the launch of the 10th annual Believe campaign at Macy’s Destiny USA.
—  2017  —Wish child, Princess Alyla, mailed her letter to Santa to celebrate the launch of the 10th annual Believe campaign.
—  2017  —Carlos Correa, shortstop on the World Series winning Houston Astros, joined fans to write letters to Santa at Macy’s Houston Galleria at Hidalgo.
—  2017  —The Memphis Fire Department joined Make-A-Wish families to celebrate the kickoff of the 10th annual Believe campaign at Macy’s Wolfchase Galleria.
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Thanks

to your letters and Macy's
donations, we've granted
wishes in
November 2017
that have inspired
wish kids
and their families!

—  2017  —Macy's Green Hills celebrated the launch of the Believe campaign by writing Santa letters with the Metro Nashville Police Department and wish kids.

How Make-A-Wish
Makes a Difference

wish iconWe have raised more than

$100
million

in total giving since 2003 with the help of customers and associates.

I wish to meet
Catwoman

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—  2016  —I wish to meetmy extended
family in Cuba
wish iconMake-A-Wish grants a wish,
on average, every

34
minutes

—  2016  —I wish to havea shopping spree
—  2016  —I wish to goto Atlantis Resort
wish iconMore than

2.4
million

people have been impacted by the wishes that Macy's has helped grant.
—  2016  —I wish to havea bedroom makeover
—  2016  —I wish to havea Broadway experience
wish iconThe vision of Make-A-Wish is to grant

17,000
wishes

in the year 2020.
—  2016  —I wish to goto New York City for
New Year's Eve
—  2016  —I wish to goto Atlantis Resort
wish iconMake-A-Wish includes

62
chapters

that serve communities across the nation.
—  2016  —I wish to goto New York City for the holidays
—  2016  —I wish to havea guitar
wish iconMore than

33,000
volunteers

are committed to the mission of Make-A-Wish.
—  2016  —I wish to gomodeling training
in Los Angeles
—  2016  —I wish to goto Hawaii
wish iconMake-A-Wish has granted

300,000
wishes

in the U.S. since 1980.
—  2016  —I wish to havea bedroom makeover
—  2016  —I wish to goto Hawaii
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15,300
wishes

were granted in 2016.
—  2016  —I wish to havea camper
—  2016  —I wish to bea big-city model
—  2016  —I wish to goto Hawaii
—  2016  —I wish to goto Australia
—  2016  —I wish to havea shopping spree
—  2016  —I wish to havea shopping spree
—  2016  —I wish to bea princess
—  2016  —I wish to goto Hawaii
—  2016  —I wish to createa professional
modeling portfolio
—  2016  —I wish to havea pretty smile
—  2015  —I wish to havemy book published
—  2015  —I wish to bea firefighter
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—  2015  —I wish to beSanta Claus and bring milk, cookies,
candy and toys to sick kids in the hospital
—  2014  —I wish to havea Hollywood-style shopping spree
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—  2014  —I wish to bea pop star
—  2014  —I wish to havea workbench to build toys to deliver to hospital patients
—  2013  —I wish to buildmy own computer
—  2013  —I wish to goto Japan
—  2013  —I wish to havea shopping spree
—  2012  —I wish to havea snowmobile
—  2012  —I wish to havea shopping spree
—  2012  —I wish to havea shopping spree
—  2011  —I wish to seewildcats in San Diego
wish iconMacy's has helped
grant nearly

3 wishes

every day
for the past 14 years.
—  2011  —I wish to havea shopping spree
—  2010  —I wish to bea singer
—  2010  —I wish to havea shopping spree
—  2010  —I wish to havea shopping spree
—  2009  —I wish to havea shopping spree
—  2009  —Wish kid Addi and her
family write letters to
Santa in support of the
Believe campaign.
—  2009  —Janet celebrates her wish at
Macy's, complete with a makeover
and writing letters to Santa.