Archie's wish came true!

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Archie proudly led the Australian Cricket Team out to a roaring crowd at the MCG on Boxing Day - a life changing experience for the 7 year old.

Archie is just one of 700 seriously ill kids on a wish journey in Australia right now. But there are many more we need to reach in 2019. Help more kids get a wish by donating today.

Meet Archie

Archie, 7, has spent much of his short life in hospital as he battles a life-threatening heart condition.

At just three months old, he had his first open heart surgery - with 12 further surgeries since then.

Much of Archie's day-to-day life consists of hospital stays and specialist visits, resulting in many missed days of school and playing with friends.

His wish journey is giving him something positive to focus on and build the emotional resilience he needs to continue fighting.

There are 700 kids like Archie on a wish journey in Australia right now

John

Wishes for his best friend genie

John, 5, is living with cystic fibrosis. He wishes for a genie best friend to jump in muddy puddles and eat endless jam sandwiches with - things he isn’t normally allowed due to his condition.

Emma

Wishes to be a rockstar princess

Emma, 7, has leukaemia. She's been through a lot in a short space of time so this wish will be really special for her. She's wished to be a princess for a day, and meet a unicorn!

Help more life-changing wishes come true in 2019

The wish is showing Archie that he can do absolutely anything he sets his mind to. And despite his limitations, anything is possible.

Sarah Archie's mum

About Make-A-Wish

Since 1985, we’ve made more than 10,000 wishes come true in Australia, and counting!

Make-A-Wish Australia is one of the country’s best known children’s charities and proud to be part of the largest wish granting organisation in the world. In 2018 we were named one of the Top 20 most reputable charities in Australia. (Source: Annual Australian Charity Reputation Index)

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