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Our Staff

Make-A-Wish®Eastern North Carolina is part of the nation’s largest and most well-established wish-granting organization, with chapters and volunteers throughout the U.S. and abroad.

Our local staff is dedicated to granting the wishes of children with life threatening medical conditions, and maintaining the foundation’s grassroots fulfillment of its mission.  The work of the foundation is accomplished by a volunteer governing board of directors, a paid staff of dedicated employees, and more than 350 dedicated volunteers. 

George Marut
Vice President, Development & Marketing
919-821-7111, ext. 2118

Julie Lowe
Vice President, Mission Delivery 
919-821-7111 ext. 2107


Cassie Edmonds
Director, Community Engagement & Communications
919-821-7111, ext. 2116
Jackie Jordan
Regional Development Officer
919-821-7111, ext. 2115
Luanne Lane
Director, Events & Promotions
919-821-7111, ext. 2113

Janis Netherland
Regional Development Officer
919-821-7111, ext. 2112

Amanda Rapant
Donor Care & Database Manager
Austin Wiser
Regional Development Officer
919-821-7111, ext. 2114

Wish Granting

Sarah Hughes
Wish Manager
919-821-7111 ext. 2109

Laura Jasmine
Senior Wish Coordinator
919-821-7111, ext. 2111
Karen Bandusch Harris
Medical & Wish Referral Manager
919-821-7111 ext. 2108
Rosie Swinehart
Wish Coordinator
919-821-7111 ext. 2106

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3809 Computer Drive
Suite 201
Raleigh, NC 27609

Phone: 919-821-7111
Toll Free: 800-432-WISH (9474)
Fax: 919-832-0079

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Make-A-Wish® Eastern North Carolina
3809 Computer Drive
Suite 201
Raleigh, NC 27609
(919) 821-7111
Toll Free (800) 432-9474