Usher Raymond Among Those Honored At Make-A-Wish LA’s 2017 Wish Gala


The Wish Gala 2017 took place on November 9, 2017 at the Hollywood Palladium. Millions of dollars have been raised at the annual gala to grant wishes for children from the Greater Los Angeles area. This year’s honorees include Usher Raymond, NBC’s The Voice and Nelson & Christopher Rising. Usher was recognized last night for granting 40 wishes and being a long-time supporter of the organization. Past honorees include Robert Downey Jr., Kobe Bryant, Oscar de la Hoya, Scooter Braun, Sam Nazarian and many other notable individuals.

Make-A-Wish Greater Los Angeles is a non-profit organization that grants the wishes of kids between the ages of 2½ and 18. Since its beginnings in 1983, Make-A-Wish Greater Los Angeles has helped over 9,500 children with life-threatening medical conditions fulfill their dreams. To read stories of granted wishes and how to help, go to