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Our local staff is dedicated to living the Make-A-Wish values in the pursuit of creating life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses.

From program services and operations to fundraising and brand advancement, the work of the Foundation is accomplished by our dedicated board members, staff, and volunteers, who each fulfill a vital role in our mission.

Teresa (Teri) Andrepont, President & CEO

Teresa E. (Teri) Andrepont
President & CEO
My Wish: "I wish to swim with wild dolphins!" 

 Mel Henderson, Director of Finance

Melissa Henderson
Director of Finance
My Wish: "I wish to have a front row seat to one of Dwight Yoakam's concerts!"

Development Team
Nikki Eliason, Senior Director of Program Services

Nikki Eliason
Director of Development 
My Wish: "I wish to throw a surprise 93'rd birthday party for my Grandma Rose Mary!

Erin Joubert Development Coordinator

Erin Joubert
Development Coordinator - Louisiana 
My Wish: "I wish to travel to Ireland and visit the Cliffs of Moher!

Program Services Team
 Breeze Acevedo, Director of Program Services

Breeze Acevedo
Senior Director of Program Services
My Wish: "I wish to visit Giraffe Manor in Kenya!"

Julie Baldwin, Director of Program Services

Julie Baldwin
Director of Program Services
My Wish: "I wish to have my own shelter for homeless pets!"

 Stephanie Payton, Wish Coordinator

Stephanie Payton
Wish Coordinator - Texas Gulf Coast & Spanish-speaking
My Wish: "I wish to meet Enrique Iglesias and get a kiss at his concert!"

Jeralyn Laran 
Wish Coordinator - Louisiana
My Wish: "I wish to give a TED Talk about Type 1 Diabetes!"

Carrie Foshee 
Wish Coordinator -Texas Gulf Coast
My Wish: "I wish to go to Tromso Norway to see the Northern Lights!"

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Ways to help
Make-A-Wish® Texas Gulf Coast & Louisiana
12625 Southwest Freeway
Stafford, TX 77477
(281) 491-9474

Make-A-Wish® Texas Gulf Coast & Louisiana, Louisiana Office
3340 Severn Avenue
Suite 350
Metairie, LA 70002
(504) 846-9474
Toll Free (888) 677-9474