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Our fundraisers are another way to to get the Wishmakers name out there and reach for our goals. Every penny counts! 90% of proceeds (or 90¢ of every $1) raised at our Fundraisers goes towards helping us grant a child's wish! (100% of proceeds at our Main Events goes towards granting a child's wish!)

More fundraisers will be added as scheduled. Check out our Calendar of Events too!

Upcoming Fundraisers for 2017-2018!

BlackHawks Hockey Night

(February 10th, 2018 7pm)

Come join us for a great Blackhawks hockey game against the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders. Tickets are only $10 if you go to this link HERE! Password is: wishmakers2018


Hy-Vee Market Grill

(TBD, 2018 5pm-7pm)

Come out to Hy-Vee Market Grill in Cedar Falls for a buy one burger, get one half off!


Culver's Fundraiser

(February 20th, 2018)

More info coming soon...

Panda Express Fundraiser

(March 5th, 2018)

More info coming soon...



(March 20th, 2018)

More info coming soon...



Chick-Fil-A Fundraiser

(January 24th, 2018 5pm-8pm)

Homecoming Car Bash

(October 4th, 2017 --am---pm)

More info to come...

Adrenaline X Laser Tag

(March 7th, 2017 5pm-9pm)

Grab your friends and challenge them to some laser tag at Adrenaline X! $5 for 30 minutes

Culver's Fundraiser

(February 28th, 2017 4pm-10pm)

Come enjoy an evening with family or friends at the Cedar Falls Culver's! Don't forget to order some frozen custard!

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Texas Roadhouse Night

(January 25th, 2017 4pm-8pm)

Come enjoy a night out with family or friends at Texas Roadhouse! Our organization will receive 10% of the proceeds only if you present this flyer!

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(November 15, 2016 11am- 3am [Nov 16])

Come to Insomnia Cookies on the Hill, and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Northern Iowa Wishmakers! All you have to do is buy some yummy cookies! :) Bring your friends, buy them for your class, buy them for your office! 


Cold stone Fundraiser

(October 19th, 2016 5pm-8pm)

The Wishmakers will be serving up your favorite Cold Stone treat! Stop by the University Ave location, and a portion of your proceeds helps us grant a child's wish.

*Print this BWW ticket or tell your server you are with the Wishmakers!

Buffalo Wild Wings Night

  (October 3rd, 2016- All Day!)

This is a fundraiser that requires you and a bunch of your friends and/or family. Come to the Buffalo Wild Wings (located on University Avenue in Cedar Falls) on the date listed above and have good conversation while watching one of the many great sports games that are on T.V. Let’s not forget that its football season, another reason to come and grab a nice cold beverage while relaxing and eating some delicious wings. This fundraiser will go to help improve the organization of the Northern Iowa Wishmakers by allowing us to have funds to purchase anything that could help us raise awareness of who we are and what we do.

Homecoming Car Bash

(September 28th, 2016 10am-1pm)

This fundraiser is a great way to support UNI's campus during Homecoming week. The car is provided by Pat’s Auto Salvage in Waterloo, Iowa and the location is right outside Maucker Union by the fountain during the Homecoming picnic. We charge $2 for 3 hits and $3 for 5 hits. Cash and debit/credit cards are accepted.  We like to show UNI students the spirit needed to raise money for a child in need. This is the 4th year of this event and has turned into a Homecoming tradition for us!


Pizza Ranch Fundraiser

(September 14th, 2016 5pm-8pm)

Grab your friends and family and come on out for all-you-can-eat pizza, salad, chicken, dessert, etc! NO need to do anything special...just come relax and get your bellies full! This fundraiser will help the Northern Iowa Wishmakers fund special events and raise more awareness on campus and in the community!

Waterloo Black Hawks Game - Wishmakers Night!

(April 2nd, 2016 7PM-9PM)

The Wishmakers will be at the Waterloo Black Hawks Game!

More info to come...

UNI Men's Basketball Night!

(February 10, 2016  7pm)

The Northern Iowa Wishmakers will be at the UNI Men's Basketball Game vs Missouri State! :)   At halftime, there will be a video about the Northern Iowa Wishmakers and what we stand for! 


CherryBerry Evening

(September 25th, 2015 6pm-10pm)

Stop on out to CherryBerry for a Friday frozen yogurt treat! Location is on University Ave next to College Square Mall. This fundraiser will assist the Wishmakers with funding our major events!


Scratch Cupcakery


(April 29th, 2015)

Scratch is making a special "Chocolate Vanilla" Wishmakers cupcake just for today! :)

Order a Chocolate Vanilla at the Cedar Falls ONLY location and the Wishmakers will receive half of the proceeds!


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UNI Ballroom/ Swing Dance: "When you Wish Upon a Star"

(April 10th, 2015 7PM-11pm)

The Northern Iowa Wishmakers are partnering with the UNI Ballroom/Swing group. We will be dancing through the night and having dollar dances, prizes, stars and more at the UNI Maucker Ballroom! This will be a free semi-formal to formal event and all proceeds will benefit the Wishmakers!

7:00-7:45 Beginner Waltz
7:45-8:30 Intermediate Waltz
8:30-11:00 Dance


Salsa, Swing & Zumba!

(FEbruary 7th, 2015 7pm-11pm)

Come dance the night away at the Wesley Foundation (basement)- 2422 College Street. Not a good dancer? Don't sweat it- they teach you! Just a $1 cover- for  four hours of fun! Proceeds benefit our organization to help grant a child's wish!

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Remember November

(All Month)

The Wishmakers are being challenged for the month of November to see how much money we can raise! We all need to remember that November is the month of GIVING! Anyone can give- Family, friends, co-workers, colleagues, professors, and neighbors back home while you're on Thanksgiving Break. Prizes will be given to the top 3 Wishmakers that raise the most. All proceeds will go toward our Wish Fund! To donate, either find a Wishmaker or click here: "Remember November"- through our Dwolla account.


(November 14th, 2014 9pm-11pm)

Come bowling at Maple Lanes! Tickets cost $12 and a portion of the proceeds will go to helping grant a wish for a child with a life-threatening illness in the Cedar Valley! To reserve lanes, it is required to buy your tickets in advance from a Wishmaker or by emailing us at (If you won't know until last minute, you may bring your UNI ID to Maples Lanes and tell them your with the Northern Iowa Wishmakers.)