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PLEASE EXCUSE OUR DUST! You have indeed arrived at the REAL homepage of Wish Upon A Star in Joliet, IL. Unfortunately there was a bit of a mishap with our old website during an upgrade so it’s not quite put back together yet. If you don’t feel comfortable with giving on this temporary site, please call us at (815) 744-9175 and we will be more than happy to take your donation over the phone.

Wish Upon A Star is a charitable organization, in the state of Illinois, dedicated to fulfilling the dreams and wishes of children with life threatening illnesses. During the first ten years of our organization, we donated tens of thousands of dollars to the Ronald McDonald house. In 1990 the Board of Directors determined there was a need to provide a means for “local dreams” to become a reality and decided to focus on granting wishes on an individual and local basis in Illinois.

If you or a loved one knows a child in need of a wish, please contact us or download a form from the wish request page and return it to our office. We will do everything in our power to grant that child’s wish and help create great, lasting memories for the child, as well as his or her family!