Founded in 1985, Make-A-Wish® Tri-Counties has granted the wishes of more than 1,500 local children in Ventura, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties on the central coast of California.
It all started with Jon's wish to visit the Kennedy Space Center with his family in 1985. The wish experience provided such wonderful memories to his family, they returned home and founded Make-A-Wish® Tri-Counties.
We take our responsibility to wisely steward supporter contributions seriously. Learn how we make the most of every dollar.
Learn about the Make-A-Wish® Tri-Counties Board of Directors.
It takes a committed, skilled team to bring life to one of the world’s most-beloved children’s charities.
November 18, 2016
San Luis Obispo County
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Santa Barbara County
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