Award and Recognition


Giving Economy Awards 2022

Mr. Deepak S Bhatia, CEO of Make-A-Wish Foundation of India received an Excellence Award at the Giving Economy Awards 2022 organised by Crowdera. This award was presented for his exemplary contributions as a changemaker in the health sector in alignment with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal #3 for Good Health & Well Being.

National AIDS Control Organization (NACO) 2022

Karnataka State AIDS Prevention Society, Bangalore, Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike | District Bengaluru Urban, Government of Karnataka on World AIDS Day – 2022 awarded this memento as “The Best Organisation” to Make-A-Wish India, Bangalore to recognise and appreciate their service to HIV/AIDS Community on 1st December 2022 during the District level celebrations.

TMH 2022

Tata Memorial Hospital presented Make-A-Wish India with this memento during their annual Hope event in December 2022, to appreciate our continued efforts to work in collaboration with them.

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2,000 Bone Marrow Transplants

Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty, Founder and Chairman of Narayana Health, presented a memento to Make-A-Wish India, in appreciation of our efforts to fulfill wishes of children who undergo Bone Marrow Transplant, on the occasion of Narayana completing 2000 Bone Marrow Transplants event at The West End Hotel in Bangalore on 19th October 2022.

Rose Day 2022

As part of the Cancer awareness month in September 2022, the Institute of Child and Health Hospital in Chennai felicitated Make-A-Wish India. The hospital director and superintendent Dr. S Elilarasi and Dr. E Thoranirajan Dean at Madras Medical College presented the memento to us. cognition of our dedication and commitment.

GuideStar India 2022

GuideStar India verifies Make-A-Wish India commitment to Transparency, valid till December 2022

TMC 2020

Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai presented a momento on 3rd Feb 2020, in recognition of our dedication and commitment

GuideStar India 2020

Guidestar India verifies Make-A-Wish India commitment to Transparency, Valid till December 2020


Britt Worldwide (BWW) synonymous with success, leadership through business ethics, and global leadership in the business presented Make-A-Wish India an award on 17th Nov 2019, under its “Inspire Award” initiative


India Business Group (IBG) Chamber of Commerce, presented the “IBG Excellence Award – NGO” on 31st Jan 2019

Guide Star India 2018

Make-A-Wish India is an Advanced Level – GuideStar India Gold certified charity for 2018

Cipla Palliative Care

Award by Cipla Palliative Care Centre Pune as part of their 20th year celebrations

2017 Leadership Award

“NGO Leadership Award” presented by World CSR day in Delhi on 20th Dec 2017

GuideStar India 2017

Make-A-Wish India is an Advanced Level – GuideStar India Gold certified charity for 2017

World CSR Congress

Certificate of Merit award at the World CSR Congress held in Mumbai on 18th Feb 2018

Tata Memorial Hospital

Award by Tata Memorial Hospital Mumbai as part of their recent HOPE 2017 celebrations

Palliative Care 2017

Certificate of appreciation for palliative care (World Hospice & Palliative Care Day 2017)

GuideStar India 2016

Make-A-Wish India is an Advanced Level – GuideStar India Gold certified charity for 2016

Ambani Hospital

Token of appreciation for contribution to the “children heart centre” by Ambani Hospital

Thalassemia Day

Award for dedicated efforts by Thalassemia Jagruti Foundation on World Thalassemia Day

Apollo Hospital Delhi

Award for supporting young cancer brave hearts fighting cancer by Apollo Hospital Delhi


Award for recognition of our services by NP+ & GSNP+(Gujarat Network of Positive people)

Kaira Social Service Society

Award for recognition of our services for HIV+ children by Kaira Social Service Society

Thalassemia Day 2014

Appreciation certificate by Thalassemia Jagruti foundation on World Thalassemia day


Certificate of appreciation by Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute and Research Centre.

Gujarat Network

Award for fulfilling the wishes of HIV+ children by Gujarat Network of Positive people Ahmedabad


2021 Carole Hakko Volunteer Award

During the MAW International and MAW America Annual Leadership Conference held in Orlando in November 2022, MAW India was presented with this award to appreciate the teamwork that goes into making wishes come true.

20 Years

Certificate for outstanding work over the past 20 years by Make-A-Wish International (Year-2016)

20,000 Wishes

Certificate of recognition for granting 20000 wishes by Make-A-Wish International (Year-2011)

Wishes Come True 2008

Certificate of excellence for making wishes come true by Make-A-Wish International (Year-2008)

12,000+ Wishes 2008

Certificate for granting 12000 plus wishes by Make-A-Wish International (Year-2008)

10 Years

Certificate for outstanding work over the past ten years by Make-A-Wish International (Year-2008)

Database Performance 2006

For timely compliance with the Affiliate Performance Database by Make-A-Wish International (Year-2006)

10,000+ Wishes 2007

Certificate for granting 10000 wishes by Make-A-Wish International (Year-2007)

Wish Increase 2005

For the significant wish increase presented in 2005 by Make-A-Wish International

5,000th Wish

For the 5000th wish milestone presented on the 30 April 2005 by Make-A-Wish International

Dedication & Support 2001

Award by Make-A-Wish International for our dedication and support (Year-2001)