About Us


Established in 1983, Wishing Star Foundation grants wishes to children ages 3 to 21 with a terminal, life threatening or medically complicated condition. Our service area is Spokane, Tri-Cities and surrounding areas. With 35 years of service, Wishing Star is the longest running wish-granting organization this side of the Mississippi. 

The wish is only the beginning. We believe that “once a wish family, always a wish family.” We continue to support these families who care for medically fragile children. We provide tickets to fun opportunities knowing that these families struggle emotionally and financially.

Wishing Star is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.  We are dependent on individual gifts, fundraising, donations, grants and memorials.  We are not funded by the government or United Way.