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Make-A-Wish Foundation of Colorado profile

Make-A-Wish Foundation of Colorado
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Colorado and the Denver Marathon Donation Page


Statement of Purpose: Make-A-Wish grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy.


Address: 7951 E. Maplewood Ave., #126, Grnwd Vlg, CO 80111
Phone Number: 303-750-9474
Fax: 303-755-3108
Email Address:
Web Site:


Number of Employees: 14
Part-Time Volunteers: 100


Major Fund-raisers: Wine & Wishes, Golf Classic, Frank's Ride for Children, Kickball Tournament, more


Director(s): William D. Myers: Chair, Starz Entertainment Group, Beau Stark: Co-Chair, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, Brett Hanselman: Treasurer, KPMG, LLP, Gary Aboussie: Outgoing Chair, The Colorado Group, Inc, Dennis Brown, Holland & Hart, LLP, Scott Esmond, Red Door Interactive, Patricia L. Gruber, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP, Kelly Maloney, M.D., The Children’s Hospital, William Marsh, M.D., Kaiser Permanente, Jim Nussbaum, The Kentwood Company, Bobbee Musgrave, Holme Roberts & Owen, LLP, Edward Pine, Pine Construction, Inc., Suzanne Phillips-Klein, Community Volunteer, Kelly Potter, Community Volunteer, YPAC: The Young Professionals Advisory Council
Key Personnel: Joan Mazak, President & C.E.O. Marilyn Tillery, Vice President of Operations, Eileen Danahy, Director of Development, Jennifer Mace, Supervising Director of Wish Granting


Founded: 1983
Community Served: State of Colorado


Ongoing Projects: Adopt-A-Wish Program; Kids For Wish Kids; Car Donation Program; Donate Your Miles Program



Accomplishments: Approximately 250 wishes are granted per year to children struggling with the pain and uncertainty of a life-threatening illness. Whether a trip to Walt Disney World, a shopping excursion to a favorite mall, or maybe a visit with a personal hero, each wish is as wonderful and unique as the child requesting it.


Previous Event Coverage:

August 25, 2011 Wine & Wishes full of vintage generosity
February 23, 2011 Sporting legends put on their aprons for Make A Wish
August 06, 2010 Make-A-Wish Foundation of Colorado presents Wine & Wishes
March 04, 2010 Make-A-Wish Sporting Affair
August 07, 2009 Make-A-Wish "Wine & Wishes" celebrates spirit of aloha
October 18, 2008 Make-A-Wish Foundation Celebrates 25 Years in Colorado
October 20, 2007 Make-A-Wish Foundation's Hooray for Hollywood
August 21, 2005 Wishes Can Come True
October 06, 2004 Greased Lightning Strikes for Make-A-Wish
November 03, 2003 A Little Razzle Dazzle, Really does Make Wishes Come True...
June 22, 2002 Celebs No Handicap at Make-A-Wish Tourney
October 20, 2001 Make-A-Wish Children's Fashion Show
October 06, 2001 Celebrities Serve up Dinner for Make-A-Wish
June 25, 2001 Make-A-Wish Golf Classic Awards Dinner
May 12, 2001 Bill Phillips caught with Krispy Kremes
April 28, 2001 Carousel of Wishes Ball