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Paint a Wish

What is Paint a Wish?

This program cannot accept volunteers at this time, but we are continuing to accept and process student leader applications.

Volunteers teach simple art techniques and do crafts with children with medical conditions with a group on a weekly basis. Volunteers provide friendship and a creative outlet for these precious children through their unique trials.

Activities: We have weekly one-on-one meetings between individuals and families, and a semester social activity for all the children and their families.

Volunteer Commitment: We have a place for any level of commitment, and art experience is NOT necessary!  Come join us!

How do I get involved?

You will need to fill out a BYU Background check in our office, 2330 WSC, before volunteering. Then contact the program directors at paintawish@byu.edu .

Please complete this mandatory 20 minute child protection training before you begin working with the children.


Paint a Wish is such a great program! We have awesome leaders and we work with some incredible kids! One of my favorite experiences was a Halloween party we threw for the children and their families. It was so cute to see the kids interact with each other and have so much fun! They got to play games, do some crafts, and dance! They were so happy! It was so rewarding to just be around them and see their smiles. I'm grateful to be part of such an awesome program like Paint a Wish!

-Rachel Miller


Available by email at paintawish@byu.edu
or at the phone numbers below:

Quinn Gleave, Executive Director
(801) 473-8070

Jacinda Anderson
(801) 657-2412

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2330 WSC
E. Campus Dr. Provo, UT 84602

Hours: 8:00-5:00 Monday - Friday
Closed during devotionals (Tuesdays 11:00-12:00)

(801) 422-8686


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