Who Is Eligible?
Children afflicted with Juvenile Arthritis who has reached the age of 4 and is under the age of 21 at the time of referral, is potentially eligible for a wish. After a child is referred to the Foundation, the Foundation will contact the child's treating physician to determine whether the child is medically eligible for the requested wish. In addition, a child cannot have received a wish from another wish-granting organization.
Parent, Guardian, Child
Out of respect for the privacy of the children and families we serve, children who may be eligible to receive a wish can be referred by one of three sources: Medical professionals treating the child – such as doctors, nurses, social workers or child-life specialists. A parent or legal guardian of the potential wish child and the potential wish child.