Wish Machine

The 2020 Wish Machine
Rewarding the positive actions
of the Forest Family.

What are you doing to change the world?

What would you wish for in return?

See Past Year's Granted Wishes

The Wish Machine has begun reviewing wishes!

At this time no further wish submissions will be accepted for Electric Forest 2020. Keep an eye on your inbox, as HQ may reach out to learn more about your wish!

Wish Gallery

If I convince students on campus to spend $5 on 2 Walmart blankets to knot them together and donate them or any other useful supplies to a homeless shelter (I'm on my 6th blanket right now), then Electric Forest will allow me to be with like minded people and give me some bit of hope in a divided and selfish nation by letting me have a GA ticket with camping. I'm ordained and I would love to give back at the forest as well!.
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If I get to marry the woman of my dreams, that I meant and fell in love with 7 years ago at electric forest, then Electric Forest will be thought about every day for the rest of our lives together. .
If I organize a community group intended to help others through periods of hardship by lessening the overwhelming burden of daily tasks, as well as spearhead a monthly sober dance party to boost the mental health of the Detroit dance music community, then Electric Forest will allow my brother Baratt, my mother Robin, and myself to attend as Friends of the Forest in 2020, in order to share what I know to be a transcendent, transformative experience..
If I spread the Aloha with a new curated gallery feature in the EF mobile app, then Electric Forest will be able to reach rave friends to help build our Ohana of more amazing memories to share/cultivate/inspire others <3.
If I allow myself to show the world and social media how I lost 140 pounds and finally accept the person I used to be and that’s ok to overcome a rough patch in your life , then Electric Forest will allow me to show who I am today and project the positivity of self love and acceptance! .
If I use my yoga teacher certification to begin teaching a biweekly, free, Yoga and Mindfulness for Children class to impoverished communities in Chicago (Englewood, specifically, as I have a few spaces already available to make this happen in), then Electric Forest will bring MGMT to perform in the Forest, and will grant my mama and me entry to experience the magic! <3 .
If I I am dedicated to working with my community to hold a large event on my college campus to educate students on Cystic Fibrosis. Through this I will honor those we have lost, create advocates and encourage support., then Electric Forest will I'd love for Electric Forest to help me hold a special event at the Heart Instillation. A small meditation and lantern lighting to mindfully connect with those we wish could be in the forest with us and set intentions of having a wonderful weekend. .
If I fix 5 single mothers/ veterans cars at no charge (I am a certified auto mechanic licensed to work in broward county) , then Electric Forest will give me 2 tickets to to attend this amazing event .
If I clean up trash in my neighborhood and continue to be the neighborhood plug for food for strays like I have been for the past two years ( I also get them spayed and neutered), then Electric Forest will put g Jones as a headliner!!!!!!.
If I Foster young dogs from the dog pound and train them the basic commands and to walk well on a leash... Many will be happy!!!, then Electric Forest will PLEASE AWARD ME A TICKET AS I'M CELEBRATING 60! I WENT A FEW YEARS BACK AND THIS TIME IT IS A BUCKET LIST. A friend ticket would be so awesome. .
If I continue using my own skills and resources making handmade items that are important for the healing, comfort and care for local animals in shelters, rescues and wildlife rehabs like I have already been doing, then Electric Forest will help me continue my project by helping me get more resources and materials to help animals all over the United States. .
If I designed an installation piece of giant jellyfish that are black light reflective and also contain LED lighting like the pieces I currently make (check out www.katiejoartsy.etsy.com), then Electric Forest will partner to make an installation that’s of plastic waste. Giant jellyfish or flowers I have both created. My work for tv, festivals, stage, universal & more. .An immersive experience no one will forget...and forever rethink their use of plastic..