Corey Schieler ‘97, a director of venture capital investments at State Farm, was named the Make-A-Wish Illinois Volunteer of the Year for 2021. He previously received Make-A-Wish Illinois’ Exceptional Creativity Award, for “bringing exceptional creativity to boost wish children’s spirits,” in April 2021.
Corey has been a wish granter since 2011 and has helped grant over 30 wishes for kids fighting critical illness.
He has received many accolades for his work, including a story on WGLT, and State Farm, Corey’s employer, created a video about his work with Make-A-Wish: Not 3 Wishes, 30 and Counting!
Check out Facebook for updates on Corey’s next wish-granting story, helping Luke, a 17-year-old Connecticut teen with rare and terminal thyroid cancer. Corey promises some of his few “magic sprinkles!” Find him on Facebook.
Want to help Corey make wishes come true? Visit wish.org/Illinois/donate
Way to go, Corey!