Make-A-Wish Alabama

Make-A-Wish Alabama helps create life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses. It grants wishes in all 67 counties of the state and has granted more than 850 wishes since its inception as an independent 501c3 in September 2012. Headquartered in Birmingham and locally governed by a Board of Directors, Make-A-Wish Alabama is one of 60 federated chapters of the Make-A-Wish® Foundation of America, the world’s largest wish-granting organization. To learn more about Make-A-Wish Alabama, visit their website or follow them on FacebookInstagram or Twitter.

The Trailblaze Challenge is a hiking endurance program that gives participants the opportunity to hike a 26.3 mile journey along the terrain of the Pinhoti Trail in one day, while also helping grant life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses. To learn more about the Birmingham Trailblaze Challenge, check out the Information Meetings starting January 22,2019 - click here.

McKayla Sanders, special events coordinator for Make-A-Wish Alabama, and Debbie Schoeneman, alumni Trailblaze Challenge Hiker, were featured on “Let’s Talk Birmingham” radio show on January 20th, 2019.

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Hear the on-air interview with Make-A-Wish Alabama by clicking here.