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Date

December 21, 2011

Location

Phoenix, AZ

Three Make-A-Wish® Kids Get Movie Extra Wish Experience in Filming of “We Bought a Zoo”

Three budding actors got their first big break as extras in the filming of “We Bought a Zoo” as part of their Make-A-Wish experience. Marlen, Charles and Joshua got the star treatment, with a personal trailer, and hair, makeup, and wardrobe support.

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Date

December 13, 2011

Location

Phoenix, AZ

Make-A-Wish Foundation® Selects Waggener Edstrom Worldwide In Move To Transform National Online Presence

Following a competitive RFP, the Make-A-Wish-Foundation selected multiservice communications agency Waggener Edstrom Worldwide (WE) to redesign its national website, wish.org, and 62 chapter sites across the nation.

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Date

December 05, 2011

Location

Phoenix, AZ

Triad Isotopes CEO Dom Meffe Joins Make-A-Wish Foundation® National Board

The Make-A-Wish Foundation® of America recently named Dom Meffe, CEO of Triad Isotopes, to its national board of directors.

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Date

December 05, 2011

Location

Phoenix, AZ

Macy’s National Believe Day Captures The Spirit Of The Season

Building on the tremendous success of the last two seasons, Macy’s declares the third annual National Believe Day on Friday, December 9.

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Date

November 19, 2011

Location

Phoenix, AZ

Subaru Asks Facebook Fans to Help Them Donate up to $250,000 to Charity with New “Share the Love” Voting Campaign

During the 2011 Subaru “Share the Love” event, Subaru will donate $250 for every new Subaru vehicle sold or leased between November 19 – January 3, to one of five participating charities.

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Date

November 09, 2011

Location

Irvine, CA

Actress Christina Hendricks Urges Women to Join Her in the Final Weeks of the LATISSE® Wishes Challenge to Increase Money Raised for the Make-A-Wish Foundation® from $390,000 to Campaign Goal of $500,000

Emmy® -nominated actress Christina Hendricks is calling on women to help her in a final push to raise $500,000 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation by November 30.

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Date

October 31, 2011

Location

Phoenix, AZ

Tom McAlpin, President and CEO, The World Appointed Chairman of Make-A-Wish Foundation® National Board

The Make-A-Wish Foundation® of America recently elected Tom McAlpin, president and CEO of The World, Residences at Sea, as chairman of its national board of directors.

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Date

October 31, 2011

Location

Phoenix, AZ

General Mills Director Carla Vernón Joins Make-A-Wish Foundation® National Board

The Make-A-Wish Foundation® of America has named Carla Vernón, director of kid cereals for General Mills, Inc., to its national board of directors.

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Date

October 31, 2011

Location

Phoenix, AZ

New York Life Insurance Co. Director Drew Lawton Joins Make-A-Wish Foundation® National Board

The Make-A-Wish Foundation® of America has named Drew E. Lawton, senior managing director and CEO of retirement plan services at New York Life Insurance Company, to its national board of directors.

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Date

October 31, 2011

Location

Phoenix, AZ

Hilton Worldwide VP Schuyler Joins Make-A-Wish Foundation® National Board

The Make-A-Wish Foundation® of America has named Matthew W. Schuyler, executive vice president and chief human resources officer at Hilton Worldwide, to its national board of directors.

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Date

October 12, 2011

Location

Wayne, NJ

Toys“R”Us® Enables Wish List Creators To Share the Power of a Wish® This Christmas

Toys“R”Us today announced it is helping grant wishes to children with life-threatening medical conditions across the country.

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Date

September 20, 2011

Location

Phoenix, AZ

Subaru Facebook Fans Vote To Share Their Love with the Make-A-Wish Foundation®

The Make-A-Wish Foundation today was announced as one of the five charities participating in of Subaru of America, Inc.’s 2011 Share The Love event.

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Date

July 13, 2011

Location

Phoenix, AZ

Soccer Star Landon Donovan Scores a Goal with the First “My Wish” Segment Sunday

The 2011 edition of SportsCenter’s “My Wish” series will return Sunday, July 17, during the 10 a.m. ET edition aired on ESPN2 because of the Open Championship on ESPN.

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Date

July 13, 2011

Location

Phoenix, AZ

National REO Brokers Association Supporting Wishes for 10th Consecutive Year with July Make-A-Wish® Promotion

Real-estate property transactions in July will also help children’s wishes come true through the National REO Brokers Association’s 10th-annual promotion to benefit Make-A-Wish.

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