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

I'm a local
If I Win the Optimize Wayne Challenge granting me $2000 dollars for my social innovation challenge for my Social innovation plan to help those in food desserts gain culinary and nutritional acumen , then Electric Forest will give me an additional $1000 and recognition, display some of my recipes as well. .
If I continue to use my experiences with mental health and recovery from addiction to aid others in their journeys through life with mental health disorders, thus creating a safe space for others to share their experiences,, then Electric Forest will expand the tree phone project with Bassnectar/TWLOHA, placing more phones throughout the forest to provide a safe space Forest Goers, greatly aiding in harm reduction for all. .
If I show more love to myself, through cosmic design I will be showing love to all creation. If spiritual connection is mass consciousness, through divine love, then Electric Forest will then, Electric Forest will be the catalyst to that creation. May you find your forest love..
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..
If I could get the world to be united as one and rid of hate and discrimination. Every year that I attend the forest all of this goes away for 4 days. I wish the world could feel like that all the time and strive to implement those ideas daily. , then Electric Forest will be spread around the world everyday of the year. The feeling of unity inside those tees are next to none and definitely something that can be applied to everyday life. .
I'm a local
If I set up food drives to help the 1,369,250 people - 345,130 of those people which are children who go hungry in Michigan every year (real Stats! https://www.feedingamerica.org/hunger-in-america/michigan), then Electric Forest will grant me and my 5 friends a free meal and electric forest 2020 T-shirt’s .
If I lead the lgbtq parade musically (DJ) at electric forest to celebrate Pride on June 28th, then Electric Forest will Provide the rig needed to perform and curate a video to celebrate diversity in the forest. .
I'm a local
If I donate blood regularly every 8 weeks, then Electric Forest will give me just one GA wristband so i can enjoy the decade celebration of forest. i donate regularly anyways because of my rare AB blood type, and will continue to do so. But id like a chance to enjoy forest this year.
If I commit to complete 100 community service hours before I finish my first year of medical school , then Electric Forest will help my fiancé and I have a small amazing wedding in the Forest chapel. We don’t care about size. We just want to be together. We’ve dated seven years and got engaged in Dec. Traditional isn’t us..
If I help my bestfriend see the beauty behind the darkness of the world and get her out of her depression, then Electric Forest will help me bring her to the place I know can show her the light and love I know she deserves🖤.
If I continue raising money to donate to animal rescues & shelter AND sew items to donate to animals (domestic & wild) to help in their rehabilitation , then Electric Forest will allow me, my husband and our 8 friends to meet bassnectar and Clozee at EF 2020. .
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 .