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Young Wishmakers of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

Change the World

One magical wish at a time

Young Professionals Advisory CouncilYou can grant life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses by joining Make-A-Wish® Wisconsin’s Young Wishmakers of Wisconsin. We’re seeking dynamic young professionals with diverse interests, backgrounds and professions who are passionate about being active and philanthropic members of their community.

As a Young Wishmakers of Wisconsin member, you will:

  • Engage with new people and make important connections
  • Serve as a Make-A-Wish® advocate and ambassador at events
  • Contribute your unique skills & knowledge to a global brand
  • Improve your public speaking skills
  • Bring hope, strength and joy to Wisconsin children in need
Young Wishmakers of Wisconsin
Come for the Connection. Stay for the Cause.

If you would like to join, just fill out the Young Wishmakers of Wisconsin Online Form or download the YWOW Application and return it to Andrea Hug.

If you or someone you know would be a good fit for this program, please contact Andrea Hug at 414.763.0472 or for more information or to make a referral.

Upcoming Events

2019 Big Bash for Kids
June 29, 2019, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Whitnall High School, 5000 S 116th St, Greenfield
Hosted by YWOW - Milwaukee
Purchase Tickets Here

Enjoy a day of family fun for all ages, while helping make wishes come true for Wisconsin children who are battling critical illnesses.The event includes appearances by mascots and members of the Milwaukee Bucks Entertainment Team, your favorite princesses and Star Wars characters.You will also enjoy bounce houses, balloon artists, face painting, arts and crafts, music and other entertainment.

2019 Cheers for Wishes
September 13, 2019, 7-11 p.m.
Good City Commons, 333 W Juneau Ave, Milwaukee
Hosted by YWOW - Milwaukee
Purchase Tickets Here

Join Young Wishmakers of Wisconsin for Cheers for Wishes on Friday, September 13th at Good City Common’s new location next to the Fiserv Forum. The evening will feature a variety of tasting stations, live entertainment, stock your bar, interactive entertainment. This evening is sure to impress. Grab your friends and purchase your tickets at

If you’re interested in sponsoring the event please contact Andrea Hug at or download the Cheers for Wishes sponsorship packet for information on how you can become a sponsor of this event.

Previous events

Wear White for Wishes - Click here to view all the photos from this fantastic evening that was held September 7.

Big Bash for Kids - Click on the picture below to view all the photos from the 2018 fun family event.

Big Bash for Kids 2018

Andrea Hug, Corporate Relations & Events Manager

11020 West Plank Court, Suite 200
Wauwatosa, WI 53226
Phone: 262.781.4445 x2107
Fax: 262.781.3736

Young Wishmakers of Wisconsin
Chair: Mary Roper
Kohl's Corporate
Meghan Massey
Marketing Expert
Treasurer: Trenise Watson
Asili Naturals
Secretary: Christine Hazel
Marquette University
Committee Co-Chairs:
Engagement: Alex Lorbiecki
Harley-Davidson Motor Company
  Rachael Oxton
Membership: Liz Grams
Marcus Hotels & Resorts
  Allyson Kaufmann
Communication: Diane Brien
  Ashley Frank
Merrill Lynch
Events: Jill DeWitt
  Brian Kleist
  Wes Warne
Milwaukee Bucks
Other members are employed at companies such as:
Associated Bank Baird
Godfrey & Kahn Bartolotta's
MillerCoors Uline
iHeartMedia PWC
Green Bay Packers Milwaukee Bucks
M3 Insurance Kendra Scott
BMO Harris Bank Zywave
Make-A-Wish® Wisconsin
11020 West Plank Court
Suite 200
Wauwatosa, WI 53226
(262) 781-4445
Toll Free Wisconsin Only (800) 236-9474
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100 W. College Ave.
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Appleton, WI 54911
(920) 993-9994

Make-A-Wish® Wisconsin, Madison Regional Office
1 South Pinckney St.
Suite 40
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 252-4321