How many fundraisers are there?
There are 13 of us in total: 11 in our head office in Camberley, Surrey, one in Edinburgh and one in Belfast. We have grown from a team of six only a year ago.
What do they do?
We split our fundraising activity into five different areas: corporate and trusts; community fundraising; individual giving; events; and marketing.
The first two of these each generate a third of our income. We're not currently in a position to do things such as direct mail because of the large sums of money involved.
How much do they raise?
This year we are aiming to raise £4.6m and our fundraising budget is just over £1m. We raised a similar figure last year, but our budget has increased slightly because of the growth of our team. We are aiming to raise £7m a year by 2013.
What's in the pipeline?
We're looking at growing our legacy-giving income and at making individual giving a higher priority in order to balance our income streams and reduce risk. Because we are a strong brand we think an individual ask is likely to be successful.
Cadbury, one of our corporate partners, has just launched a new chocolate bar called Wishes - 10 per cent of its profits from this go to Make-A-Wish.
What's it like in the office?
Because the team has grown, it's vital that we know what's going on with each other. We have weekly 45-minute team meetings, and members in Edinburgh and Belfast participate by phone.
It's a dynamic, friendly team and we usually have social evenings once every quarter.
Interview by Sophie Hudson