About Us

WISH Foundation officially became a non-profit organization on May 17, 2017. The organization was envisioned and came to fruition by five local residents of Arizona who had a vision to organize programs throughout the year to serve community for cultural, social, and educational needs.

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Contributions to QCOs

Arizona provides tax credits for individuals who make contributions to Qualifying Charitable Organizations (QCO). Individuals making cash donations made to these charities may claim these tax credits on their Arizona Personal Income Tax returns.Effective in 2016, credit eligible contributions made on or before the 15th day of the fourth month

Wish Foundation received a $ 2,000 donation from Iyal, Isai, Nadagam of Arizona for Wish Foundation Charity.

The funds were raised through Mayor's Cup Cricket Tournament held in Chandler, Arizona on November 4 and 5, 2023. We thank wholeheartedly all organiozers in particuler, Jagadeesan Krishnamurthy who led the charity event and Donors who made this possible.

2023 Wish Foundation Charity for Education School Supply Kits to Elementary School Kids

These kits are distributed by Wish Foundation Volunteer Balaji Nitharshan to more than 100 deserving needy children in different schools in Phoenix area and children of single moms.

45 piece school supply kit : 4 -#2 pencils, 4 - colored pencils, 4 - ball point pens,4-pink erasers,1-manualshrpener with dome cover(assorted colors),1-12 inch ruler(assorted colors),2-Glue sticks, 2-70 page spiral notebooks(assorted colors), 4-Two pocketr folders(assorted colors),1-pack of crayons, 1- Canvas pencil case(assorted colors), 1- 5 inch Ambidextrous Sciss0r and 3- High lighters

30 piece supply kit : 5 # 2 pencils, Pencil sharpener with lid cover,Canvas pencil case, 5 ball point pens ( in blue, red and black ink), spiral subject note book, rubber erasers, 3 pocket folsers, standard ruler, blunt tip kids safety scissors, 2 highligheters, non toxic wax ceayons and 2 easy-twist glue sticks.

30 piece and 45 - pieces bulk pack of basic school supplies contain everything
that elementary students need to get organized and start new school year off prepared and ready to learn !

The institutions served are : Umom day centers , C.O.Greenfield Elementary School, 7009 S.10th St, Phoenix, Campo Bello Elementary School, Valencia NewComer School, ,3802 W. Maryland Ave, Phoenix, Roosevelt School District in Laveen, South Phoenix, Refugee Organization WTAP.org

Credit for Contributions to Qualifying Charitable Organizations

Five-digit Number: 22181

This individual income tax credit is available for contributions to Qualifying Charitable Organizations (QCO) that provide immediate basic needs to residents of Arizona who receive temporary assistance for needy families (TANF) benefits, are low income residents of Arizona, or are individuals who have a chronic illness or physical disability. The tax credit is claimed on Form 321.

Arizona law allows QCO donations made during 2022 or donations made from January 1, 2023, through April 18, 2023, to be claimed on the 2022 Arizona income tax return.  The maximum credit that can be claimed on the 2022 Arizona return for donations made to QCO's is $400 for single, married filing separate or head of household taxpayers, and $800 for married filing joint taxpayers.

The maximum QCO credit donation amount for 2023:

$421 single, married filing separate or head of household; $841 married filing joint.

If a taxpayer makes a QCO donation from January 1, 2023 through April 18, 2023 and wants to claim the higher 2023 maximum credit amount, the taxpayer will need to claim the credit on the 2023 Arizona return filed in 2024.

The maximum QCO credit donation amount for 2024:

The maximum QCO credit donation amount for 2024: $470 single, married filing separate or head of household; $938 married filing joint.

Congratulations! Wish Foundation Scholarship Winners

2022 - 2023


Jose Ramon Tofalla


Gustavo Roa Nunez

2021 - 2022


Hannah Seyler


Naina Misra


Oakley Heaton


Jose Ramon Tofalla


Xavier Ray Ramos


Francisco D L. Torres

What We Do

WISH For Vision

WISH For Vision is a charity project providing assistance to deserving Arizona Public School students and the needy to obtain prescription eyeglasses. On Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018, we hosted a WISH For Vision event

WISH For Education

WISH For Education will establish an educational endowment fund through donations from the community and use the earnings from the endowed investment to offer scholarships

WISH For Outreach

Wish for Outreach Program is modified to help Arizona residents and individuals in our community who have chronic illness or physical disability with transportation, food. clothing and temporary housing.


Chegu Purushothaman living Trust scholarship fund is established with a donation from the trust in Virginia.. Ms.Lakshmi Purushothaman is the Vice president, Business Intelligence Services, Freddie Mac, McLean, Virginia and Mr. Ranapratap Chegu is the CEO and Co-Founder of Peridot Solutions LLC, McLean Virginia. The scholarship is intended for a student interested in pursuing a career in Science or Engineering with an aptitude for research, creative and scholarly activities and has shown a commitment to community service. Preference is given to females if there are strong candidates.. It is awarded on an annual basis, starting 2021-2022.

Sandhya and Balaji Family Trust Scholarship Fund is established by Balaji Rangaswamy and Sandhya Seshadri in honor of their parents. Balaji is a manager at Michael and Susan Dell Foundation and Sandhya is a Senior Hardware Design Engineer at Apple, Austin, Texas. The funds combine a generous donation by Balaji and Sandhya with matching funds from Dell Foundation. The recipient should be a student from an Arizona High School, holding a minimum GPA of 3.0 and coming from a family with an annual income at or below $ 45 K., starting 2021-2022.

Dr.K.Chandrasekaran is a cardiologist with several years of experience. He worked at Oklahoma Health Scieces Center, Hahnemann Institute in Philadelphia and Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN and Phoenix, AZ. After retirement, he works part time at Mayo and part time at Apollo Hospital in Chennai. The scholarship instituted in memory of his mother is given annually to any needy and deserving student at the discretion of the foundation, starting 2022-2023.

This scholarship was instituted by Drs. Srimathy Mohan and Mohan Gopalakrishnan with a generous donation to Wish Foundation by Silambam Phoenix. Drs. Srimathy and Mohan are on the Faculty of W.P.Carey School of Business at Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. In addition, Dr. Srimathy Mohan runs a Bharatha Natyam Dance School in Phoenix teaching and training students in the 3000-year-old dance tradition of India.

The scholarship is to be awarded, starting 2023-2024. to a female student from an Arizona High School, holding a minimum GPA of 3.0 with a commitment to community service and coming from a family with an annual income at or below $ 45 K.

Dr A. Somasundaram earned his MBBS at Madras Medical College and his MD in internal medicine at the All-India Institute of Medical Science in New Delhi. He worked as a GI at the VA in Oklahoma City and later as a private practitioner in Canton, OH. Dr. Chitrabanu, a graduate of Lady Harding Medical School completed her DGO in Madras. She opened and maintained her private practice in OBGYN for nearly 40 years in Canton, OH. Scholarship is awarded annually to any deserving and needy student at the discretion of the Wish Foundation, starting 2023-2024.


Head Office

WISH Foundation 4802 E. Ray Road, Suite 23 Mail Box 263 Phoenix, AZ 85044
Phone : (405) 205 9648
Email : admin@wishfoundationaz.org

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